(Region free) Game updates in .CIA (I want to make them)

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  1. cearp
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    get them while their hot (OK TOO HOT - LINKS GOT REMOVED, I'LL PUT THEM BACK UP ANOTHER DAY SOON WHEN I GET THEM ALL)

    NO REQUESTS, i don't want to spend time on your weird ass japanese game, i'm going to get them ALL, in like a week or so, whenever my big sd card comes.

    ok, people are able to PM me now :)
    i make no promises, maybe i made a mistake when i was making the cia etc, i have NOT tested these, but i'm quite sure they will work :) good luck. LET ME KNOW IF THEY WORK.

    ok they all work (flipnote maybe not), good, but db heroes 2 was not confirmed, i guess it works though.

    they will NOT work in 4.5 cfw, the things that is NOT gw. because the region checks have not been patched (or something like that). it is possible to do something to the cia i share to make it region free, so that's good. i'm not sure how to do it though. - and i guess the cfw will improve and support region free stuff later.

    they do NOT work in classic mode, because gateway does not load unsigned cias. so they will not work with retail carts, only in gw mode :)

    senran kagura 2 CTR-BNUJ00040000000FB100 2.8.0


    diagasso bros p CTR-ANEJ00040000000A0D00 4.8.0


    monster hunter 4g CTR-BFGJ000400000011D700 2.2.0

    flipnote 3d CTR-JKZJ0004000000056C00 2.9.0


    db hereos 2 CTR-BDBJ0004000000120600 2.4.0



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    EDIT - GOT IT WORKING!! - thanks a LOT to Friendsxix for the help! (couldn't have done it this year without him) :)

    i first made a jp animal crossing 1.1 update, installed it on my eur 3ds.
    i didn't have a dump of the game so i just used gateway classic mode and my jp retail cart.
    the update didn't load...
    i used a different game, youkai watch 1, made a cia of the 1.2 update.
    it worked fine on my eur 3ds in gw mode with the rom :) (i guess the problem before was classic mode)

    so yeah, i would happily dump all the jp updates BUT i don't have an sd card big enough yet to hold them all + the xorpads. i will get one eventually. to dump them all, i don't want it to be too time consuming, i want to make it as automated as possible for the 120+ updates.
    so i will be taking requests as to what you want now. :)


    ok i'm pretty sure that now, we can install any update we want, as long as a cia exists.

    i would happily share all the japanese updates i have downloaded, it would be nice if other people would share their region's updates too.

    it is great for people who want to update an out of region game (to play online etc), but cannot because of eshop restricts us.
    it will also be useful for people who either cannot access eshop now (no wifi etc) or in the future (nintendo fixes their security and blocks eshop etc)

    i believe i can decrypt my game updates with sd decryptor, i just don't know how to make whatever i get from there, into a cia.
    when decrypting roms was first made public i did decrypt one game, but since then i didn't bother with anything else.
    maybe once i have them decrypted it is just like any other rom, coverting to cia, i am not so sure.

    is there any nice help? thanks
     
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  2. Vappy

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    Sharing update files is probably along the same lines as sharing ROMs, ie. not allowed, since it's still copywrited Nintendo code.
     
  3. cearp
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    yeah, that's fine, i won't upload them here
     
  4. OrangeFlavored

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    I've been wanting to do the same thing with my purchased DLC. Not necessarily to share them but so that I can have them on my hack 3DS. (I have one 3DS XL on newest firmware I have been using for games I bought and one original 3DS on 4.5 I use for Gateway games, recently system transferred all my bought DLC to the Gateway one with the expectation I can somehow decrypt them before moving them back so both 3DSes can have them.)

    Anyone who has any ideas how to do this would be nice. I got them decrypted with the xorpads already but not sure what to do after I do this. I tried just sticking the decrypted files into the SD card of the other 3DS but it didn't want to use them (said there was a problem with my SD card when I tried to start the game) so I guess it won't be that easy.
     
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    I would love you so, so much if you could somehow release the updates for MH4G!!! That's the only thing missing from Gateway for me!! (Region free e-shop access)
     
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    What does the update adds to the game? Because you can play MH4G online without updating.
     
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    yes that's true you can play MH4G online without updating but we don't no when there is a new update
    i don't if jpn region pokemon needs an update to play online like us region pokemon
    so yeah it will be nice if updates from japan eshop can be shared
     
  8. mcsdoode

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    Really? :wtf:

    I just tried it and it worked! So much hunting to catch up on! Thanks for the info!
     
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    Phoenix Wright DLCs and I'm forever grateful :bow:
     
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    yeah i read it also works, weird it is not required. although maybe in the future there will be another update that is required. :) you are lucky this time ha
    sure having free dlc would be nice too, but this is not really my aim, updates are free (even though they are still nintendo's stuff)
     
  11. c80n

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    This, and Mario Golf World Tour DLC
    I will be FOREVER grateful to whoever do this.
     
  12. Searinox

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    Think this could also work with Themes? They ARE extra data anyway.
     
  13. cearp
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    yeah maybe... but themes are paid content too :)
     
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    will I want to know too ,decrypt is not that hard by using SD_Decryptor_v2,but the thing is i dont know whitch file releate to what update and how to pack iti really want to play some game online with my girl(who have the jp device)on my US device
     
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    i'm sure someone will make an easier guide soon :)
    it's possible to do what you want :)
     
  16. Purple_Shyguy

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    If you could get this shit working.

    Eternally grateful.

    Especially since without Senran Kagura 2 patch I cant get past a specific mission. It just freezes.
     
  17. twede86

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    I own a japanese copy of Daigasso band brothers, but I am unable to get any real gameplay out of it because I can't update it. I would be forever greatful for the latest 2.0 patch so I can download songs and actually play my game.

    The way it works is it is a music game that only comes loaded with four songs. When you purchase it, they give you access to their servers to download 100 additional songs, but I can't get there without the latest update. :(

    Please please please let's try to figure out how to make these updates available.
     
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    This is a great initiative, I wish I could help in some way.
     
  19. Ericss

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    Have you downloaded all free updates for Japanese games currently available?
     
  20. Kylecito

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    You guys should upload it to that one site where the password for the rars is the site's name... and you need to hit a Thank You button for each download.