What size SD card should i buy for my 3DS XL ??

Discussion in '3DS - Console, Accessories and Hardware' started by golu12, Mar 23, 2013.

  1. golu12

    golu12 Newbie

    Mar 22, 2013
    Brooklyn, New York
    i placed an order for a 32gb card, but i think its an overkill, should i cancel my order?

    what size for 3ds xl should be enough?
    if it helps, im yet to recieve my 3ds xl, so i have the 4gb one that comes with it too, and i plan to buy mix of physical carts and digital downloads.

    and what size do you use?
  2. TyBlood13

    TyBlood13 Weeaboo Trash

    Jul 1, 2012
    United States
    I personally use a 16GB card, but a little more that 4GB is actually used.
    I would keep the 32GB however, for when hacks/emulators for the system are actually released.
    Think down the road.
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  3. DiabloStorm

    DiabloStorm Anti-Semantic Bastard

    May 29, 2011
    Charicific Valley
    Digital downloads can potentially be as big as 4GB (Although I have a hunch that Nintendo may be limiting digital releases to a max game size of 2GB but don't take my word on that.) Mine has an 8GB sdhc card, and as I'm a person that doesn't like carrying carts around, mine might be too small. IDK yet, It's hard to find discounts on the eshop, so expect to pay more for digital downloads or lug the carts around and save your money.
  4. tbgtbg

    tbgtbg Shaking the ring ropes up in the sky

    Nov 27, 2006
    United States
    No point in overbuying now, if you need a bigger card later it will only be cheaper to buy then.
  5. TyBlood13

    TyBlood13 Weeaboo Trash

    Jul 1, 2012
    United States
    I only say keep it since he already bought it. Still less $$ now than buying a smaller one today and upgrading later.
  6. tobiasoO
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    Mar 24, 2013
  7. Pleng

    Pleng GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

    Sep 14, 2011
    Except you have to factor in the price you already paid for the lower size card in the first place...
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