R4i RTS announced

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Jun 26, 2009

R4i RTS announced by shaunj66 at 10:54 AM (22,079 Views / 0 Likes) 131 replies

  1. shaunj66
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    [​IMG] R4i RTS announced
    Developed and carried by the M3 Team
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    The cat's out of the bag now! The M3 Team have today announced that they are developing and will now be supporting a new range of R4i carts. This is an official take-over, and is not just a case of slapping the famous R4 branding on the new packages. Wondered why they delayed the M3 Zero? Now you know...

    The new M3/R4 (does that make it X5!?) team will actually launch three new slot-1 carts.

    - The R4 SDHC (which supports the DSL only)
    - The R4i (which supports the DSi and SDHC)
    - The R4i RTS (which supports the DSi, SDHC and also incorporates real-time-save)

    Which all seems a bit overkill to us, and we'd actually rather see a single unified product, but hey what do we know?

    Those of you that would rather get your hands on the M3 Zero will have to be patient, but we have good news for you; the M3 Zero is due to hit retail in the first weekend of July.

    Don't forget to check our sponsors websites over on the right hand side of our homepage if you're in the market for a new card, and help support us! Gamezway.com are one of the official M3 partners and are already carrying the new batch of carts.

    [​IMG] R4 RTS website
     


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    Finally an official r4 might get this or m3izero depending on release date
     
  3. skawo96

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    Oh joy, more R4's.

    The RTS one at least is new, as we already have SDHC and i (althrough they're clones)
     
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    Comon guys these are officail r4s plus they have rts anyone have a price
     
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    Does this come with a new firmware?
    Or is it just the same old firmware with rts added?
     
  6. rockstar99

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    i saw the firmawrae it the same 3 button interface but way more skinable as you can skin the loading bar etc
     
  7. jan777

    Member jan777 motion control..? srsly? so 2008. 3DS is teh bombz

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    Nice,

    *laughs at fools who said the r4 is dead*
     
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    guess normmatt was right about r4 and m3 being the same company...
    probably similar to how itouch isn't branded with m3 name...
     
  9. rockstar99

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    The r4 is alive
     
  10. Toni Plutonij

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    Wow, this is a surprise..

    Even tho I think this isn't the smartest move, as it will probably get lost in the sea of R4's, who knows, they probably know what are they doing!
     
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    Coudnt they just name it something else?
    Now its gonna be even harder to distinguish between the clones...

    (more quick cash for the chinese clones...)

    edit:
    see Toni's comment....
     
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    I'm sure they'll make loads of cash from it, but on the other hand - could it ever be better than what they already offer?

    They never said anything about updating the old R4 kernel did they? [​IMG]
     
  13. Wabsta

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    But wasn't the whole company behind the R4 shut down by nintendo?
    Im confused lol.
     
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    I don't get it, the just release and sell new (ok not new) cards in competition with there own;

    M3DS Real
    G6DS Real
    iTouch 2
    M3i
    now these R4's

    anyway, hope it turns out well [​IMG] (will we see updates for normal R4 now to [​IMG]
     
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    R4i RTS.The first DSi flashcart to have RTS?
    They should have named it something else.
     
  16. KamuiX

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    Hm I'm wondering if M3 Simply was an R4 clone then maybe the R4 SDHC firm works on M3 Simply ( maybeeee just a spec) that would be a good update for the M3 simplys.

    Although about M3i Zero, I think it will still remain the Leader of the M3 products. They took R4i's because of the Famous name they got these years. It's easy $$$.
     
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    Nice. One question. Does it have Wii-DS Connectivity...
     
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    I wonder if this means firmware support to the old R4 line. Any idea?
     
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    Sounds they like they're just developing another clone, just like all the other R4's. Except they'll update..Woo. It'll still be a clone, even if it is from a bigger company. Either way, I'll pass on this.
     
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    this

    although ysmenu is great, it gets tiring to hack anothers's flashcart kernel into a new interface by another user so i can run new games
     

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