Upgrade or not to upgrade? THAT is the question!

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  1. Thirty3Three
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    First off, I enjoy my GateWay very much, and I'm sure Pokemon and Zelda, etc. will be playable very soon.

    However, I don't like the thought of not being able to go online with Pokemon, etc.

    I'm on 4.5, with Gateway, and I can't decide. Should I wait for the bypass, despite not being able to play online? Maybe it's just an impulse-thought, as I've grown up with R/B/G/Y, and those hadn't any online support.

    What would you do?
     
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    I'd stick to 4.5

    If you really want to pirate and go online then get a 3DS for the Gateway and one for legitimate play.
     
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    Buy a second 3DS, best of both.
     
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    Thank you for the input, Dinoh! I truly appreciate it :)
    I'm leaning towards staying on 4.5!

    I've made such a mistake with my PS3 and I regret it, you know?

    And thanks Soul! :)
     
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    No prob ;]

    Well, if you want to avoid regretting it again then I'd deffo stay on 4.5.
    You can always update a 3DS, downgrading isn't possible without a NAND backup so you have no way of getting back.
    And 5.0+ 3DSses are cheaper then 4.5 ones.
    Seeing that more and more people are purchasing one from Ebay for piracy, 4.5 3DSses are getting rarer and rarer.
    And ofcourse, scumbags will profit from it by buying bulk old 3DSses and selling them for ridiculous prices.
    Like they did with the Wii U and every other launch console.
     
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    I hear ya, I hear ya!

    Thanks so much dewd! :)
    I'm excited for Pokemon to work with Gateway ;)

     
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    I have no idea if Pokemon X/Y will be playable on the Gateway.
    Seeing that it's such a highly popular game, I think they will figure something out.

    You know, popular piratable game playable on your hardware equals more sales and shit ;p

    Anyway, good luck on getting a cheapo 3DS ;]
     
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    Oh it will be! Definitely! At least at some point + provided they keep working with their product to make the compatibility better. - They have kernel access :)

    And thanks so much man :)
     
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    Aye true that.

    No prob ;]
     
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    Get a 2DS. The 2 is for second, aka the one you don't pirate on.
     
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    Thanks, Mr. 64 :)
     
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    Always here to help.

    You see, it was originally the 23DS, aka the second 3DS, but test groups found it confusing, so it was shortened to the 2DS.
     
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    Definitely buy a second 3ds. That will be the best option. Its expensive but it is worth it. It won't be worth it to loose gateway support
     
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    I was just about to order Pokemon X but I don't want to update past 4.5... (on 4.4) Not because of the Gateway, but because of the fact I may miss my chance of ever getting homebrew :(

    I'm gonna wait until Gateway releases 2.0 to see what it has and if it's good i'll get gateway, if not, i'll get pokemon
     
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    I am thinking about updating though. I'd really like to get Torchic (Isn't that for the USA, too?)
     
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    Yes, I just got him :)
     
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    I think I'll be updating. I've definitely got my money's-worth from Gateway so far :)
     
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    Buy your own damn games.
     
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    I don't think it will be worth it to update. If i were you i would wait and see what gateway can do.