Returning New Black/Black 3DS for used 4.5FW and Gateway

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  1. zb123
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    Hey guys, I just bought a new 3DSXL Black/Black which ships with 5.1 firmware, then I found out about the Gateway flashcart and was wondering what people's opinions were. Should I keep my 3DSXL with 5.1 and hope that the Gateway team updates in time, or should I return it and buy a 4.5 3DS elsewhere. I really like the colour of my current 3DS, but I would do it if the chances of Gateway supporting 5.1 were low.

    Thanks for any/all help :)
     
  2. drfsupercenter

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    Get a 4.5 one. Chances of it working with anything newer are slim to none.
     
  3. Theconejo

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    Return it and sharpie black the red or blue one!!!!
     
  4. Nusdogg

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    Black 3DS console all day!
     
  5. zb123
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    True, but I'm sure that Nintendo will eventually find a way to block Gateway's use through the game carts themselves, in which case it won't be of use to me. Gah, decision making sucks.
     
  6. drfsupercenter

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    You can always update the 4.5 console if your games stop working, but you can't downgrade. Win/win if you exchange it.
     
  7. Phoenix0806

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    And I believe that the flashcarts' team will find ways to pass the nintendo's new update, that's why we still have flashcarts to use now.