[WARNING] Do not downgrade HK region 3DS consoles!

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  1. MelonGx
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    Probably because they didn't even used the right downgrade region file.
     
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    For people know, TWN region = HK region. So it's GW's fault that they didn't provide a proper TWN .DG file for HK consoles.
    If TWN region != HK region, then it's GW's fault either - they missed providing HK .DG file.
     
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    Hong Kong uses U region from america, they should have just checked their system settings before trying something stupid.
     
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    so, if you apply a file that is not for your console it's their fault?
    what's wrong with you?
     
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    What?
    How come it could be that? HK console's interface is in Traditional Chinese and the system version is x.x.x-xxT.
    US consoles are x.x.x-xxU
     
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    Why the hell would you use TWN file for HK devices?
    You can't blame Gateway for this... :) Maybe they should have wait for proper HK files instead of using other files ;)

    Oh, and USA and EUR are both using Latin based letters and both contains the English language?...
    That doesn't mean EUR can use USA files :)

    So what you're saying is just bs :)
     
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    TWN and HK have the same 3DS region. why the hell don't you know that?
     
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    It's nothing wrong with me since I just reported what happened on other people.
    Then, TW = HK because HK 3DS's FW is x.x.x-xxT. So it's nothing wrong with those people who didn't try downgrading with CHN .DG either.
     
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    Maybe you should listen to this (0:22)
     
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    maybe hong kong has two different systems for different languages? that would confuse things very much.
    or maybe they just purchased a different region of 3ds in hong kong
    typically hong kong falls into the same weird USA-Asia region same as malaysia and singapore. it's the reason superufo can sell US consoles below american retail.
     
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    Even if the firmware is x.x.x-xxT?
    If a player doesn't know Chinese, he can easily buy USA consoles/games since both HK government and Nintendo HK don't control that.
     
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    For the people arguing about regions, let's not forget UK consoles have the same region as AUS consoles, even though they're pretty much at opposite sides of the world.
     
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    So what is going on

    1) Gateway put the wrong file so people assumed it was for their region?
    2) Gateway's exploit simply doesn't work on HK consoles and bricked some?
    3) Or some other thing.
     
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    I don't really understand, there are 2 separate downgrade packs, CHN (for Hong Kong) and TWN for Taiwan, I don't see how it's their fault that people with CHN consoles used TWN dg packs.

    Nope, just people who needed to use CHN dg packs used TWN packs.
     
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    All I can say is "it's yer own fault"

    Downgrading is dangerous and shouldn't be done if you can't restore your NAND by hardware means.
     
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    GW hasn't replied for it yet.
    For my guess, it would be 1 or 3 (something like that it ought to be proper but the hash is wrong, etc.)
     
  18. MelonGx
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    CHN console's firmware is x.x.x-xxC.
    HK's is x.x.x-xxT.
    TWN's is x.x.x-xxT either.

    So I don't know whether TWN and HK consoles could be different.
    BTW, I haven't received any TW player reports about the succeeded downgrading.
     
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    Ah, I understand now, weird then.
     
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    Why do literally all the console bricks happen to Chinese people lol? Maybe theyre trying to built another brick wall... :tpi:
     
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