1. Kugz

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    I remember when the Majora's Mask edition was available for pre-order and it was sold out @ EBGames Australia by the end of the day. Checked on eBay and AUS sellers already had BIDS on Majora's Mask consoles for $450-500 (They are $250 from store). I could not believe that shit, fuck scalpers and boo to the people who agree to pay these absorbent prices and give in to assholes.

    ... THEN like a week later it's announced there would be a SECOND WAVE of Majora's Mask consoles to be sold and shipped a few weeks after and it was still available for pre-order after a week. I couldn't wipe the grin off my face, mwahahaha! Idiots buying a pre-order of a pre-order.

    Also if Garyopa is playing into the Majora's Mask universe he'll just play the Song of Time and rewind the countdown back to 72 hours if they miss the deadline :P
     
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    I think he is the 1st repoted case so maybe someone opened it at the store
     
  3. tony_2018

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    Since its a hot item I'm expecting another batch, hopefully a big one.
     
  4. satel

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    we know there is nothing that bothers the gateway team more than to see another 3ds flash card team doing well in the sales department so i too hope that this 48 hour wait for the release of the n3ds update is True & not just a desperate attempt to as you said stall the sales of the sky3ds card.
     
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    That's a devious business tactic for sure, but think about the backlash if they don't deliver the update. Many people who were only fencing about Sky will surely jump ship if they don't release something Sunday. That would deal a strong blow to their company ethos.
     
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    That's too bad for GW. They brought all this on themselves when they posted the n3ds video to try and trick everyone, when they don't have jack shit for n3ds that they are willing to release
     
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    IIRC the last "48 hour" countdown announced by gary was for the 3.0 update.. and nothing happened, though the update came some days (?) later out of nowhere..

    or was there another countdown after the wrong 48 hour to 3.0-countdown?
     
  9. typ0

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    It's in Gateways best interest to announce something! Even acknowledge the fact that they still plan to release it once (insert whatever the hold up is) is fixed/completed.
    Then again they have the worst PR skills ever seen. I have been a very long GW supporter but man, this is just stupid. For me and the rest of the public, who cares? There is another option right now. For Gateway though? They should care, care a whole heap about lost sales. Hell, even GaryOPA is smart enough to flick them an email and say "hey guys, I know you don't like communicating AT ALL, but you should really say something as you are losing people by the day".

    I know a lot of people say hey, they are a flash card maker, not professional etc, but it's not like they are dealing in a few cents here and there, it is like big $.

    This just tells us that they have hit a wall OR they are even worse at PR than previously thought. Hire a guy for a couple bucks a day and get their shit together, it's not rocket science. Who would have thought the most complex problem GW needed to solve wasn't N3DS support but PR :P

    Ok end rant.
     
  10. Kohmei

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    I'm being a bit hopeful here, but I think with the launch of the N3DS, they'd remind people not to update their N3DS to 9.5. The fact that they haven't means (hopefully) that update is very soon so they figure why bother with a mini-update before the release.

    Setting myself up for disappointment
     
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    Yep it is just so easy to say this it if is not today then this weekend tjees. Then we will say it gonna be te 18th.
    Then sure you will have it one time right :P.
     
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    They had to post it to give people a heads up to procure a n3ds console with exploitable FW and warn people not to update
    Same thing happened with 4.5 , I heeded the warning even before GW existed when the scene warned not to update past 4.5 if you wanted homebrew I still have my launch day ambassador on 4.5
     
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    He may be the first, but not the last. Confirmed a RED N3DS Bought from EB Games Winnipeg Canada has 9.4.021U We checked the Box before opening, it's factory updated.

    I'm about to get mine. Black. Will report. with pic.
     
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    I know I been reading the other thread also seems like it is more of a problem for Canadians
     
  15. Fatalanus

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    Hey guys. I have a question for you, I want to see how it works.
    We know that 3DZ files aren't safe cause of public headers banned.
    What about CIA? it's safe to play online with it?
     
  16. MrJason005

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    so far, there are no bans
     
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  17. otto888

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    CIA is safe for now. No bans have been reported yet, but that doesn't mean that its 100% safe.
     
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    I'll probably still just keep buying my games I want to play online. Safer that way.
     
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    Ok. So no headers on the .CIA files?
    (thx for your answers! ;) )
     
  20. shinyquagsire23

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    There are none, but the other possibility is that they'll start checking back to the eshop to see if your console bought the game.
     
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