Updated to 7.1.0-16U; Where do I go from here?

Discussion in '3DS - Flashcards & Custom Firmwares' started by Mega Snorlax, Jun 7, 2014.

  1. Mega Snorlax

    Mega Snorlax Newbie

    Jun 7, 2014
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    Hey guys, I'm new to GBAtemp and I was wondering if anyone could offer some information regarding what I should do since updating my 3ds. I just want to know if it's possible that in a year, there are flash carts (That run 3ds game backups) supporting this firmware and if there won't be, why? If it's not even a possibility then I will get a replacement 3ds but if it's a possibility then I will probably wait until the card is developed. Please offer me some wisdom.
  2. satan89

    satan89 GBAtemp Fan

    Jan 30, 2014
    Current flashcarts that run 3ds roms only work on 4.1-4.5. The exploit was fixed in future versions. It cannot be said for sure, but as things stand now, there is no evidence suggesting that there will be support for future versions. My suggestion, get a 4.x firmware console, don't bother waiting.
  3. gamesquest1

    gamesquest1 Nabnut

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    Sep 23, 2013
    Maybe maybe not, but so far there is no indication at all that gateway will be compatible with anything above 4.5
  4. Dewdrops

    Dewdrops GBAtemp Regular

    Apr 20, 2014
    Keep your current 7.1 if you plan to buy and play games that will be released later this year as there is a major limitation that makes them unable to work with flash carts for now.

    If you want older games, invest in a 4.x and a cart that works.
  5. migles

    migles All my gbatemp friends are now mods, except for me

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  6. IronClouds

    IronClouds GBAtemp's Pok├ębro

    May 8, 2010
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    Gotta love noobs and their noob questions. :P
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