New R4 3DS Firmware Update For The 6.3.0-12 Nintendo 3DS and 3DS XL Systems

The official R4 3DS firmware has been updated to version 1.62 which offers full compatibility with all Nintendo 3DS and Nintendo 3DS XL systems running the new v6.3.0 system software update.

Online PR News – 11-October-2013 – Los Angeles, CA – A new software update has been released for the Nintendo 3DS and Nintendo 3DS XL in the last week. The latest software version is not updated to version 6.3.0 for all Nintendo 3DS XL systems world wide, distinguishable by the U/J/E after the version number for the USA, Japan or European models of the 3DS.

As of today, the R4 3DS cards have also been updated by way of a new firmware kernel release which enables continued compatibility with the latest 6.3.0 updates on the 3DS and Nintendo 3DS XL. Prior to the new firmware release, the R4 3DS cards were only compatible with system version 6.2.0 and below.

With each new system software update, there is the potential for the software update to inadvertently render the R4 3DS cards incompatible with the 3DS and 3DS XL hand held game systems. When this happens, it is up to the manufacturer and developers of the R4 to create and release a new firmware for their cards to allow them to be compatible with the new version of the 3DS.

The genuine and authentic R4 3DS cards have received such and update in the form of the latest release of the R4 Firmeware version 1.62. This new firmware brings with it support for the latest 6.3.0 systems, as well as a brand new dual firmware option which allows users to switch and select between 2 built in firmware files. One optimized for game play and development, while the secondary firmware offering even better support for multimedia playback and 3DS emulators.

All R4 3DS card owners are urged to update to the newest firmware for their respective cards to ensure a smooth transition from the 6.2.0 3DS to the 6.3.0. As always, all new firmware updates are released and available free of charge. The R4 3DS team urges all customers to download and install the new firmware prior to updating their Nintendo 3DS or Nintendo 3DS XL game systems.

About the R4 3DS:

The R4 3DS line of Nintendo 3DS flash carts are multi media adapters that bring an entirely new set of features and functions to the most popular hand held game system. Allowing the watching of movies, playback of MP3 files, support for most major eBook formats, as well as access to emulators for old classic game systems as well as thousands of freeware / homebrew / indie games and applications.

The R4 3DS allows users to load games, movies, music and much more using inexpensive and readily available micro SD cards for loading and storing of files, and adding multimedia playback functions to the Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi, and Nintendo 3DS and 3DS XL.

Find out more about the R4 3DS firmware updates from the official homepage at