Xenoblade Chronicles size too big....

Discussion in '3DS - Flashcards & Custom Firmwares' started by Small Kat, Feb 21, 2016.

  1. Small Kat
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    Xenoblade chronicles 3ds file size a little more than 4gb, and i cant put it in my gateway sd card, because 4gb is the size limit to fat32 sd cards.
     
  2. cearp

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    format your micro sd card to exfat, gw supports it
     
  3. Small Kat
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    Would that still work with the gateway?
     
  4. cearp

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    100% yes - the only problem is backing up your roms to your computer whilst you reformat the card :)
     
  5. Asia81

    Asia81 In my Ecchi World <3

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    Or just trim the rom.
    It's what I did for Bravely Default (4gb)
     
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  6. aos10

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    you can always install the game as .cia.
     
  7. Supster131

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    Why are CIA's smaller than .3ds roms?

    I don't think I've seen a definitive answer.
     
  8. TheKawaiiDesu

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    iirc, it's because 3DS files are full cartridge dumps, including "unused" space.
    CIAs only contain the game's files, so there's not any useless data on those.
     
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  9. dubbz82

    dubbz82 GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

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    Also (usually) CIA games have update partitions (and often manual data as well) chopped out of them.
     
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