How to choose from R4i gold 3ds and Sky3ds+ card? Which one play 3ds games better on 10.5.0-30 firmware? If you have one of the questions, you should read this post carefully! 3ds rom play on R4 card is Not Possible! It's the First thing you should know before choose one from R4I GOLD 3DS and Sky3DS+.

Why 3ds roms can't play on R4i gold 3ds?

R4i gold 3ds from www.r4ids.cn is a famous and typical R4 flashcard, even it with 3DS title, it doesn't mean it can play 3ds games. R4i gold 3ds and other R4 flashcards are produced for playing DS games on 3DS family handhelds, which include 3DS, 3DS XL/LL, 2DS, NEW 3DS AND NEW 3DS XL/LL consoles. When the first R4 card was appeared in the world, there was only NDS games for NDS series machines. So all the following R4 card with its clone firmware just supports NDS Games, including R4I GOLD 3DS, R4I SDHC RTS 3DS, R4ISDHC 2016, ACE3DS PLUS and R4I GOLD EU 3DS. That's the reason why R4i gold 3ds can't play 3DS Games!

Does 3ds rom play on Sky3ds+?

Yes, Sky3ds+ card support 3ds roms,it belongs to the 3ds game flashcard group, which is used on 3DS Firmware to run downloaded 3DS Game Roms. The card is released just in 2016, but the card team is out in 2014. Sky3ds+ is the Second generation 3ds card they have developed for 3ds gamers. What is Sky3ds+ pros for playing 3ds roms, you can know here.

  • For 3DS Games: Sky3ds+ supports AP check 3DS Games, red and blue button sky3ds can't run tham at all. Sky3ds v3 have the best 3ds game compatibility.
  • For Rom Capacity: Sky3ds removes any game limit, the red sky3ds supports only 10 3ds games, the blue button sky3ds supports around 31 3ds games. But sky3ds v3 is no longer need the diskwriter too, it doesn't have any game limit. The more larger micro sd card you use for skyds+, the more 3ds games you can play.
  • For updatable firmware: Sky3ds with thelatest V110 firmware supports all new coming 3ds games without gamelist file! Just download and play. No need for any else!
  • For Game Switch: Red and Blue sky3ds both has only one button, you only can play the next game by pressing it. But Sky3ds v3 has 2 orange buttons. Users can press them for choosing go to the next or back to the last. More convenient sky3ds card!
  • For Using: Sky3ds V3 with firmware and without diskwriter, it really do as Drag&Play. Download firmware, gamelist.bin and 3ds roms, then put all of them into the root of sd card. That's all. The installation is as simple as R4 Flashcard.

R4i gold 3ds VS Sky3ds+, which one to buy for 3ds 10.5.0-30?

  1. If you want to play only 3DS Games, no other answer, only Sky3ds+ card is what you need.
  2. If you just want to buy a flashcard to play Free Games, R4i gold 3ds is a better choice, much cheaper than Sky3ds+(R4i gold is 17.9 dollars and Sky3ds+ is around 90 dollars) and support Multi-functions(R4i gold 3ds supports Homebrews, GBA/SNES/NES emulators, Region free game, Real-time save&user-cheats in game, Moonshell for wattching video, listing to music, read e-books and viewing pictures).