Purchasing the appropriate console.

Discussion in '3DS - Console, Accessories and Hardware' started by Skelanimal, Jul 11, 2015.

  1. Skelanimal
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    Hello all.

    I am planning to purchase a new 3DS so that I may obtain a firmware of 9.x-9.2. I may buy from a friend an unopened purple 3DS that was purchased in late december 2014/ early janurary 2015, but I am unsure what firmware it comes with since the box is still sealed. Would anyone happen to know what firmware it would come packed with?
     
  2. mech

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    if its sealed it will be below 9.2.
     
  3. Lycanroc

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    Why doesn't your friend take it out of the box and tell you? e_e
     
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    The sealed purple 3ds will likely even be below 4.5. 100% chance of hackablility assuming it's truly unused.
     
  5. Skelanimal
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    Really? That is fantastic news then. Thank you!

    I didn't want him to take it out of the box In case it was the wrong firmware, because then I wouldn't be buying it and then he wouldn't be able to list it as 'new and sealed in box' on ebay.

    Really?? :o Are you sure? The system was purchased new last december/ this january when version 9.4 or so was out.

    Thank you all for the replies!
     
  6. zoogie

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    Manufacture of the orig 3ds ended in 2013/early 2014 so there is no way it's > 9.2. Not unless it's been opened recently.
    I bought an old JPN 3ds new last year and it was 4.5.
     
  7. Skelanimal
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    Aww yeah, totally solid. Looks like I'll be making that impulse buy after all. Thanks a lot for the confirmation!