Question about 3DS game swaping

Discussion in '3DS - Flashcards & Custom Firmwares' started by OldClassicGamer, Mar 11, 2013.

Mar 11, 2013
  1. OldClassicGamer
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    I am sorry, but I need to ask this and this seems like best place to do that. What would happen if for example:

    I have PAL 3DS
    I have PAL and NTSC game.
    I put PAL game inside and click start button to start game.
    Right at the Nintendo 3DS boot game screen, I swap game with NTSC one

    What would happen with 3DS? Because I know that similar was done with GameCube discs for Wii before Nintendo blocked it with update so you couldnt swap discs.

    Also I remember that one Pokemon game for DSi was region free. About 3DS region locking, can a developer choose to make game Region Free (like 360 developers for example), or all games will always be locked due to 3DS software???
     
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    What if someone does modification on game card and remove pin #7?
     
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    no connection wud be made soo it will act as there no card there
     
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    thanks for answering, but you said that developers cant decide if its region free or not so that would mean software in 3DS indicates should it play or not. But how come DS games and Pokemon DSi work on 3DS without regional restrictions
     
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    the ds card it self lack the data to tell what region it is (dont quote me on that)
    (900th post yay)
     
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    Cart-swapping was killed with the DSi.

    Still worked on the DS/Lite, but those are region-free so...
     
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    the ds is region free soo it is point less
     
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    Yeah i was going to say what the hell is the point of cart swapping on a DS lol
     

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