Xenoblade Chronicles 3D won't fit on 4GB SD card

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  1. DjoeN
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    Xenoblade Chronicles 3D

    In a vast world of adventure, where the action stretches as far as the eye can see, you must battle evil in the sprawling RPG Xenoblade Chronicles 3D, only for New Nintendo 3DS and New Nintendo 3DS XL.
    It is the aftermath of devastating attack on your home world. Discovering a new hope, you begin a journey under a flag of vengeance that will lead beyond the horizon to strange, wondrous lands. Treasures and dangers await, where you will engage old enemies, make new friends, and face your destiny. Can you break the timeline and change the future, or are you and your race doomed to extinction? Your adventure starts with a vision…
    The Bionis and the Mechonis

    An almighty crash heralded the sudden arrival of the Bionis and the Mechonis to this world, for the two titans were locked in a timeless battle. Once the dust had settled, only their corpses remained. Now, the Bionis' enormous body, covered in lush plains, is home to a developed civilisation, the Homs. But life on Bionis was not destined to flourish forever.​

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    Only for New Nintendo 3DS and New Nintendo 3DS XL

    Xenoblade Chronicles 3D was developed exclusively for New Nintendo 3DS and New Nintendo 3DS XL. Both offer new customisation options, new speed, new controls, new 3D viewing and a whole new experience!​
     


  2. zoogie

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    There's never been an 8GB 3ds cart. I wonder if this game will be the first.

    I also have a premonition the game won't be dumpable or even run. We'll soon see.
     
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    Does this means that a Xenoblade 3DS with the game preinstalled, comes with a 8GB microSD?
     
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    I wonder if Nintendo still will bring out pre-installed bubdles :P (Think FunkyCIA2 and RxTools)
    If a bundle come sout with this game, the actual cartridge will be included, or a download code
     
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    Better to stick to a physical copy then. They're usually cheaper than eshop prices anyway.
     
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    agree on that, and you can always wait and buy it second hand.
    Never played the Xenoblade games, but i like to play this one on my N3DS and i like a physical copy over a downloaded copy.
     
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    Hmmm I thought "New" titles were going to be download only to spare confusion in the general gaming market aka the soccer moms.

    EDIT: dam you guys can buy "new" 3DS systems from Nintendo directly? We in the US can only buy refurbished items and Nintendo rarely has many in stock.
     
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    If by "you guys" you mean the nintendo online store in the UK, it's just another online retailer (thehut group) licensed to use the nintendo name as their third or fourth shop front online.
     
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    ...you know that this doesn't mean the game will be 4GB+, right? It could very well be 4GB, it's just that all of the peripheral stuff the 3DS saves to the SD card like themes, layouts, save files etc. make it impossible for the game to fit without any extra space. Of course it's also entirely possible that it is over 4GB, which wouldn't be that big of a surprise. I just wonder how flashcarts will handle this issue.
     
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    read somewhere that its around 3,78gb
     
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    Actually, 8GB uSD cards are even given back for change as if candies (exaggeration yey!)
    I mean, they are cheap as hell. Sure Nintendo may put them into prebundled Xenoblade consoles.
     
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    Does anyone actually use the supplied 4GB card as their main internal storage? With both my 3DS' I used a specially bought 32GB card from the get-go as a mere 4GB didn't sound like it would go very far.
     
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    Before my first "real" eShop game (SSB4), the original 2 GB card was fine for a few demos, photos, videos and updates :)
     
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    I use the supplied 4gb card, since I'm not planning to get anything on the shop, besides pokebank. So all the card is holding is firmware updates and pictures.
     
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    The 4GB SD card has other data on it, and the largest ROM I've seen is 4GB. The game is likely 4GB but due to the SD card and loss of space after format and folder creation, you need an 8GB card to fit the file on it.
     
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    Ouch, well I guess it's time to exchange my old NTSC 3DS 32GB SD Card to my new PAL one.
     
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    How could this possibly surprise anyone? The game is massive.
     
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    I'm willing to bet the game is just a little over 4GB or 5GB in size (trimmed), but would require an 8GB SD card to store and play the ROM/.CIA
     
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    Well this game is not a 3DS game, it's a N3DS game.

    Pip'
     
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    This is especially annoying since people buying a New 3DS just for this game will have to buy a screwdriver and a new MicroSD card if they plan to buy it digitally, which is a lot easier than switching carts.
     
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