Gateway 3DS Guide: How to run 3ds games on v4.6-v9.2 system

The gateway official team has finally released the long-awaited sky dragon ultra 3.0 public beta for the 3ds gateway flashcart, and now gateway 3ds supports all 3DS/2DS/3DS XL consoles on system firmware starting from 4.5 and all the way up to 9.2! Below is a step-by-step guide on how to run 3ds games on v4.6-v9.2 system using gateway 3ds cart.

It’s really simple and all you need is:
1. A 3DS/3DSXL/2DS (on firmware v4.6-v9.2)
2. Gateway 3DS Flashcart (Click the links to get your gateway 3ds from the US based official reseller)
3. Internet Connection
4. A SD Card and A Micro SD Card
5. PC

Warning: Make sure the wifi connection on your 3DS(xl) is kept off all times to avoid Nintendo system update unless expressly stated to turn it on

Step 1. Insert SD Card and MicroSD card into Computer. Backup everything important to a safe folder. And format the MicroSD card. Then download the latest gateway 3ds ultra 3.0.1 beta from here.  Unzip the 3.0.1 firmware,  copy the Launcher.dat file to the SD card root. And put the free downloaded 3ds games to the MicroSD card.

Step 2. Turn on your N3DS and open up the web browser on your 3DS/3DS XL, turn On your wifi, go to and click “Confirm” . Wait a few seconds, you will see the new sky dragon gateway menu.

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Step 3. Now turn your wifi off. Press button “A” when you see the gateway 3ds menu below

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Step 4. Insert the MicroSD card to gateway 3ds red card, and insert the gateway red card to N3DS

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Step 5.Press “Select” button and you will see the multi-rom menu, select your favorite 3ds games and start playing!

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