What are the chances of me finding a New 3DS XL that is below 11.3?

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  1. TheToaster
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    My old 3DS is broken and I am looking for an upgrade. What are the chances that I will find a New 3DS XL below 11.3? Where should I buy one (online or at a store) and is there any specific New 3DS XL model numbers or limited editions that I should look for if I want one below 11.3?

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  2. Ricken

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    The chances of you finding one on 11.3 are nearly zero. Just grab one off the shelf and you should be fine
    EDIT; Gamestop.. Target.. anywhere really. Nothing specific to look for
     
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    Sweet. Thanks for the quick reply.

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    Every limited edition should be fine, red and blacks should be fine too.
     
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    Every 3ds will be on 11.2 or below for a few months, it takes a while before updated consoles to be shipped out
     
  6. TheToaster
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    So I should be fine in ordering one off of Amazon too?

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    Yes.
     
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    I have not heard of a single 3DS being bought with 11.3. You should be okay for now.
     
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    I preordered a new 3ds xl pikachu edition. It releases this Friday. I really hope it'll be on 11.2
     
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    Was it on 11.2?
     
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    My Pikachu 3ds xl arrived yesterday and it was 11.2!
     
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    This may be a bit of topic, but approximately how long would it be until we hear of an exploit for 11.3? Obviously exploits take a while to develop and find vulnerabilities, but I am going to be buying a used N3DSxl and, if it happens to be on 11.3, I would rather just buy an old 3DS than have to wait 6 months to get CFW on an 11.3 New 3DS :huh:
     
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    I haven't gotten mine yet. Stupid gamestop didn't call me yesterday to let me know that it was in. :(
     
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    Right now, there's no sign that we will ever have kernel exploits for 11.3+, so I wouldn't bother waiting for it. Any used console you get could be on 11.3, but I suppose you could ask the seller what the firmware version is to be sure.
     
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    When it does come in, let me know if it was on 11.2. I love the color design of that system, but I want to make sure its 11.2 before I buy it.
     
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    I got it. It is indeed on 11.2 :)
     
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    Every system on the market right now will be below 11.3. Every system is made weeks to months in advanced. From there it takes about 10 Weeks (sometimes more or less) for them to be shipped to the US. Then they are stored in different warehouse and shipped to stores when they are needed. We shouldn't be expecting any 11.3 systems for several months.
     
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    I bought one N3DSXL on amazon France today and I got it with 11.0
     
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