2018 3DS Flashcart Comparison Chart-which to buy?
Posted on January 17, 2018 | By firstname.lastname@example.org
Which 3ds flash cart to buy in 2018? From this article, you can see the comparison chart of all the 3ds game flashcards in 2018. So before you pickup a Nintendo 3ds flashcart, read our post here firstly.
List of all 2018 3DS Flashcarts
Available to buy
- Stargate 3DS
- Gateway 3ds
- EZflash Redux
Discontinued in the market
- R4I GOLD 3DS DELUXE
- 3DS LINK
- ORANGE 3DS
- DSTWO+: Only a few cards are still old by 3DS-Flashcard.com.
3DS Flashcards Comparison Chart of 2018
|Gateway 3DS||Sky3DS||Stargate 3DS||Sky3DS+||EZ-Flash Redux|
|3DS/XL||Yes (v4.1-v9.2)||Yes (all versions)||Yes (all versions)||Yes (all versions)||Yes (v?-v10.7)|
|2DS/N2DS||Yes (v6.0-v9.2)||Yes (all versions)||Yes (all versions)||Yes (all versions)||Yes (v?-v10.7)|
|N3DS/N3DS XL||Yes (with some extra requirements)||Yes (all versions)||Yes (all versions)||Yes (all versions)||Yes (v?-v10.7)|
|Expandable Memory||Micro SD(XC)
|USB Slot||No||No||Yes||Yes (Side)||No|
|E-shop 3DS games||Yes||No||No||No||Unknown|
|Latest 3DS games||No||No||No||Yes||No|
|SNES games||No||No||Yes, but later||No||No|
|GBA games||No||No||Yes, but later||No||No|
|NDS ROMs||With CFW (both sysnand and emunand) and linked emunand||No||Yes||No||Unknown|
|File system ROM mode (FAT32)||Yes
Split 4GB+ ROM
|File system ROM mode (exFAT)||Yes||No||Yes||No||Yes|
|Region free (ROM)||Yes||No*||For NDS games||No*||Unknown|
|Online (ROM)||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes, no ban with the skydock||Unknown|
|Dump Retail Cartridges||Yes||No||No||Yes, with a skydock||Unknown|
Which is the best 3ds flash card to buy?
The best 3ds flashcart to buy for playing Nintendo 3ds games is the Sky3ds+/Sky3ds plus. Why? After checking the above chart, we can get the following conclusions.
- Which supports 3ds games on all firmware versions: Sky3ds+ and Sky3ds.
- Which plays the latest 3ds games including the online games: Sky3ds+.
- Which is plug and play: Sky3ds+, Sky3ds and Stargate 3ds.
Only the Sky3ds+ has all the 3 features which any flash card buyer care mostly, the compatibility, the usage, and the safety, so from the 3 basic aspects, the sky3ds plus is still the most-recommended to buy 3ds flashcart in 2018, not the Stargate 3ds. Currently, buy from SKY-3DS.COM, you can require a voucher code, get a skydock for free, use the USPS/other fast shipment and pay for it via paypal.