3DS 11.0 R4 cards, which is the best one to buy for playing DS&3DS games?

3DS 11.10.0-43 arrives for days, how many R4 cards can work on it,

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3DS 11.10.0-43 arrives for days, how many R4 cards can work on it, which is the best 3DS R4 card to buy for it, in the article, you can find the answers.

R4 cards compatible with 3DS 11.10.0-43 

R4 cards Official Site Firmware Timebomb
R4i gold 3ds plus wood 1.64 No
R4i 3ds sdhc rts 1.85b Yes
R4i gold pro 2019 4.0b Yes
R4i dual core 3ds 4.0b Yes
R4isdhc rts lite 4.0b Yes
R4i gold eu 3ds 1.74 Yes

These R4 cards are tested working well on the 3DS 11.10.0-43 consoles, they not only support the 3DS handheld, but supports 2DS, 3DS XL, NEW 3DS XL and NEW 2DS XL devices. No matter which 3DS system handheld you have, these R4 cards can work.

To you already have an R4 card, but it’s not listed on the table, you can join there to ask us whether or not it supports 3DS V11.10.

To you not sure if there is a need to update your R4 card on 3DS 11.10.0 console, also ask in the same Discord server, you can get answer and R4 tutorial for using on 3DS V11.10 device, so you are no worry for anything.

Which is the best R4 card to buy for 3DS V11.10.O-43U/E/J?

It depends on what’s your need for the 3DS R4 card, to your different need, there is different R4 suits mostly. Generally, I will recommend the R4 3DS PLUS, the R4i gold 3ds plus flashcard is the most famous and popular R4 for 3DS in the worldwide.

It without Timebomb, it works with Wood firmware, it pre-flashed NTRboothax, it has inner button for switching between DS and 3DS modes. However, if you have specific need, I will recommend some different R4 cards as well.

  • For playing DS games and homebrews: R4i sdhc 3ds rts.
  • For playing DS games and installing CFW: R4i gold 3ds plus.
  • For emulating GBA/GB/SNES/NES/other retro games: R4i gold 3ds plus.
  • For watching movie, listening to music, reading e-books: R4i sdhc 3ds rts.
  • For playng games with the cheapest R4: R4i gold pro 2019.

Can any 3DS R4 card play DS&3DS games on 11.10 FW?

No, all of them can’t play both DS and 3DS games. All R4 3DS are the ds game flashcart, they Never play .3ds roms for you. On FW 11.10, if you want to use the R4 card to play 3ds games, the only method is to install CFW via the R4, then you can play 3ds games in .cia file.


For those of you on 3DS FW 11.10.0-43E, you can buy most of R4 3ds card, the best of them is R4i gold 3ds plus, it plays ds games directly and supports you install CFW to play 3ds .cia games. In the Italy and Spain, you can buy them from cheap and trusted sellers Italiamods and NXmodificar.

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