In the upcoming October, Supercard team will release the anticipated 3ds flashcart New DSTWO PLUS. When it is coming out, for 3ds latest firmware 10.1.0-27, which card we should buy? Is the Dstwo Plus which supports 3DS/DS/GBA/SNES games in one card or the R4i gold 3ds which with the most famous wood kernel? I will let you know here.
New Dstwo Plus
Supercard dstwo plus is based on dstwo 3ds card and has been fully updated with hardware and new functions. It can support 3ds games with GW plug in, run ds games with dstwo EOS and have GBA/SNES emulators all in one card. The card will be released soon according to the official team and you can get to know more new features of dstwo plus here.
DSTWO PLUS powerful onboard CPU and 32MB running RAM allows for built-in support of Game Boy Advance (GBA) and Super Nintendo Entertainment System (SNES) games and other amazing realtime features that are available during gameplay.
DSTWO PLUS has 4 times flash and 2 times CPLD than DSTWO. It begins with the DSTWO PLUS… Now it's time to go beyond 3DS! It can support 3DS new version through upgradable firwmare system in the future.
Support for 3DS/DS/GBA/SNES games
- Emulate GW
The super Gateway Plug in with DSTWO PLUS hardware, it can emulate Gateway flash card. There is unnecessary use two card, just ONE enough. 3DS games support with Gateway Plug in. No region limitation, any version games can work on any version 3DS. The plug in is very easy to use, just like always.
- DS Game Compatibility
The No.1 DS flash cart, the perfect DS game play system in the world. DSTWO EOS system with a lot of powerful function: Real-time Save, Free Cheat, Real-Time Game Guide, Slow Motion. 32MB running RAM fix a lot of TF lag problems, this problem can corrupt game.
- GBA and SNES emulation
TempGBA is base on official GBA emulator, it is the best and the only one that people can play GBA game on 3DS. And it’s the only one running Golden Sun perfectly.
A perfect SNES emulator with the powerful hardware, that make DSTWO PLUS is the only one that can play SNES game perfectly on 3DS in the world.
R4i gold 3ds
R4i gold 3ds rts is a well-used r4 3ds card released by r4ids.cn, this card has very good NDS game compatibility, it supports Region Free, Multi-rom, SDHC, Video, MP3, TXT files and other fearures. R4i gold 3ds is maily used to play DS games and homebrews on your 3ds/3ds xl console. And Compatible with other consoles like NEW 3DS,2DS,DSi XL, DSi, DS Lite and DS. With the latest r4i gold 3ds wood firmware v1.64, you can use it on the latest version of 3ds xl/3ds V10.1.0-27 and DSi XL/DS V1.4.5.
R4i gold 3ds Features
- Support thousands of DS Games with lower price under 20$.
- SDHC support (Micro SD 4G,8G,16G,32G) to add into more game roms
- With Moonshell to support Multimedia functions
- Real time save to let user save and restore game data easily in game
- Cheats/AR support to help users pass difficult game level.
- Moonshell 2.2 and other Homebrews
- Automatic DLDI patching
- Automatically detect save type
- Multiple save slots per game
- Clean ROM, drag and drop. Works on any OS
- WiFi game, Muti-player gaming locally, DS Rumble Pak, DS Browser
- Skin DIY
- Quick and easy shortcuts list
- Regular updates
DSTWO PLUS vs R4I GOLD 3DS
|Comparison||Supercard dstwo Plus||R4i gold 3ds|
|Price||unknown, but must be higher than $50||$17.8|
|Game Type||NDS Game, with 3DS/GBA/SNES game plug in||DS Game|
|Compatibility||Not sure for now||3DS V10.1.0-27 and DSI V1.45|
|Use||More game type means more steps for installing.||Easy and Simple.
Summary: If the dstwo plus with 3ds 10.1 firmware compatibility, apprently this card is better than r4i gold 3ds. On the other hand, if the card can't support 3ds/3ds xl with higher firmwares, you still choose r4i gold 3ds card. It is cheap and used on 3ds 10.1 with no issues.