Region four game freezes when pressing home button

Discussion in '3DS - Flashcards & Custom Firmwares' started by mrolive, Jun 21, 2015.

  1. mrolive

    mrolive GBAtemp Advanced Fan

    Jul 14, 2014
    Played rhythm heaven tengoku on my American 3DS and when I wanted to go back to the 3DS home menu, the 3DS froze. How am I supposed to exit games? Force shut down?
  2. AdityaNese

    AdityaNese GBAtemp Regular

    Feb 4, 2012
    United States
    I don't have R4 but until someone knowledgable in this can answer, just force quit by holding the home button as you have been doing. I'm pretty sure that the save is saved so no corrupting there.
  3. juan_3579

    juan_3579 GBAtemp Regular

    Jun 25, 2015
    United States
    RegionFour does not allow you to return to the home menu, for some odd reason. The 3DS crashes as a result of pressing the home menu button. However, the only games I've tried that actually allowed me to return to the home menu are Pokemon X, Pokemon Y, Pokemon Alpha Sapphire, and Pokemon Omega Ruby. I don't know why though, maybe it's because they have an actual game icon when inserted into the console unlike other import games? I tested this using American copies of the games on a Japanese New 3DS with the RegionFour exploit on a digital copy of Cubic Ninja, if that helps.
  4. Ronhero

    Ronhero Too Weird to Live, Too Rare to Die

    Jun 28, 2014
    United States
    Arizona Bay
    IIRC pokemon where made region free and then later locked and that's why the legit cia's are also region free
  5. Shadowtrance

    Shadowtrance GBAtemp Addict

    May 9, 2014
    Hervey Bay, Queensland
    The trick to getting back to home menu with regionfour without shutting down is pressing the power button THEN pressing home button. :)
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