So... my N3DSXL came with firmware 9.5...

Discussion in '3DS - Flashcards & Custom Firmwares' started by Ultimatim, May 27, 2015.

  1. Ultimatim

    Ultimatim Member

    Jun 9, 2008
    United States
    Am i screwed? I havent seen any updates on the gateway site in a while and wondering if anyone knows the status of a possible gateway use with 9.5, thanks
  2. kamesenin888

    kamesenin888 GBAtemp Advanced Fan

    Oct 20, 2007
    Out of luck man, get another new nintendo or get a sky3ds
  3. Selim873

    Selim873 Nunnayobeesnes

    Jul 31, 2010
    United States
    Chillin' with Bob Ross

    The only thing you can do as far as I know is to use RegionFOUR using a copy of Cubic Ninja of your region, which lets you load any cartridge no matter what region and play it offline unless an online game doesn't use your NNID. Hackers haven't even found a way to exploit ARM11 for kernel access on FW 9.3 or higher if I'm not mistaken, so it'll be a while. I recommend putting that N3DS back in it's box and hold onto it until something comes out. I want to say go ahead and update it to 9.7, but don't, even though 9.7 is being worked on at the moment. My old 3DS XL is on 9.7 right now, and I really hope a firmware update doesn't come out before a 9.7 exploit is released, since I play online on mine. I'm waiting until I can afford a regular sized N3DS, and holding onto it until a full region swap via EmuNAND is stable and working, including a working System Transfer option so I don't lose my NNID and digital games.
  4. StaticPain

    StaticPain GBAtemp Regular

    Feb 6, 2014
    United States
    There is something brewing but not sure if it will lead to exploit on anything above 9.2. (I wouldn't hold my breath...)
    There is a post on here that shows you the first part of the serial and what firmware will be in the box before you open it. I would find and use that if you buy another or pay extra on ebay for one search for 9.0 9.2 or gateway and you should see them.
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