Reason to get the Gateway 3DS OMEGA over standard Gateway 3DS?

Discussion in '3DS - Flashcards & Custom Firmwares' started by Dan_Tsukasa, Dec 3, 2014.

  1. Dan_Tsukasa
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    Hey Guys.

    I've got a 3DSXL Console running Firmware 8.1.0-19E, as it stands right now, from my understanding Gateway doesn't support this, but it will do when support arrives for 9.2.

    Pretty sure if I try to update anything now its going to update straight to the newest version out so I'm avoiding doing this as I want to buy a Gateway 3DS before the new release is out and the prices skyrocket (since their customer base increases so much).

    Buy over at http://www.gateway-3ds-buy.com they've got Gateway 3DS and also Gateway 3DS OMEGA, from reading up I can't really tell what the difference is or the benefit over having one compared to the other.

    Would it be possible for someone to help me break it down a little, I imagine there are probably plenty of others wondering the same thing too so this topic should help them also.
     
  2. satanicangel

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    Gateway OMEGA is just a version name(newer version). They are both versions that exist on the same Gateway card.
     
  3. RachelB

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    It's just the name of the newer firmware versions. If they're selling them at different prices, it's a scam.
     
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    Hurry up and update to 9.2 before Nintendo pushes 9.3 out the door!!!
     
  5. Jao Chu

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    If I was shopping for a Gateway card on a website that was listing Gateway and Gateway Omega as seperate products I would immediately find another vendor........
     
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    So.. Does the gateway ALREADY supports 9.2? Because I ordered one a few days ago.. Can I just update it and play on my 9.2 3DS?
     
  7. gamesquest1

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    supposedly once gateway releases the new update.....but not until the new update is released
     
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    No, but Gateway has released a video proving that it does work on 9.2
    It's unknown how long it'll take for them to release it however.
     
  9. bowser

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    At the time of writing this post, the latest version is still 9.2 so go ahead and update ASAP.

    You can buy a Gateway at any time, but you have a very limited window to update to 9.2. That window will close soon.
     
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    Aslong as you are sat on 9.0 or 9.1 or 9.2 you can use gateway when they release the update.
     
  11. Dan_Tsukasa
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    Updated my 3DS, hadn't realized there was a new update coming, I don't really pay all that much attention to it, as I mostly use my 3DS for a few select games and a lot of older DS games (which work regardless of firmware fortunately).
     
  12. Jao Chu

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    All the budding 9.2 users on here, you might be waiting a while. I'm assuming everyone remembers the gap between the announcement of gateway 2.0 and the actual release? :rofl:
     
  13. The Real Jdbye

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    AFAIK 9.2 is still the latest update so it would be wise to update now while you still have the chance.
    There are no games out yet with a 9.x update included, they may even skip that update entirely in retail cartridges to make it harder for pirates, so now might be your only chance to get a supported firmware version, unless you buy a New 3DS which comes with 9.x already on it. (9.0 I believe)