A fews days ago , the gateway team released the Gateway PRIVATE BETA 2.3b , few days later, they received the feedback from OMEGA V2.3 beta testers, Gameboy Advance virtual console games and DSiWare are not work yet , and the Emunand 8.x boots up slower . But there is not no major issues have been observed so far, so they released the OMEGA v2.3b .So this user guide aims to show you how to set up the gateway 3ds with OMEGA v2.3b on 3DS to play 3ds roms .Firstly , make sure you get the latest gateway 3ds : http://www.usar4.com/gateway-3ds-gateway-3ds-flashcart-play-3ds-games-on-3ds-xl-3ds-p-8.html
What you need :
3DS/3DS XL (version must be between V4.1 and V4.5)
Gateway 3ds blue card
Gateway 3ds red card
Micro SD card 4G
Micro SD card 16G
USB card reader
Step 1 : Download the latest OMEGA V2.3b from here : Gateway 3ds Firmware OMEGA V2.3b
Then upzip it , just as pic shows :
Open the “GW_OMEGA_2.3_BETA” folder then you will see :
Let’s set up the gateway 3ds blue card first .
Step 2 : Open the “Blue Card (R4i)” , then put all fils into the smaller size of micro sd card(format your micro sd card first) .
(1)Insert the gateway 3ds blue card with sd card together into your 3ds console. power on
(2)Click the icon to enter, then you will see :
(3)Click the “microSD Card”
(4)Click the gateway installer to start install
(5)Click “A” to start
(6)Wait until the installation finish
(7)Click the “A” button back to the home menu and keep the power on.
(8)Then take the gateway 3ds blue card out
Step 3 Set up the sd card.
(1)Format the SD card first , then back to the folder which you have downloaded in the step 1, find “Launcher.dat” file , just as the pic shows :
(2)Put it into the root of your sd card.
(3)Insert the sd card into the 3ds slot, go to the nintendo system settings .Click it
(4)Choose “Other Settings”
(6)Click “Nintendo DS Profile”
(7)Then the screen will show “BOOT GATEWAY MODE “,then system will ask you insert gateway red card.
Step 4:Set up the gateway red card .
Since the gateway 3ds support multiroms , so just copy the 3ds roms into your bigger size micro sd card , then insert the micro sd cart into your gateway red card, insert the gateway 3ds red card with your sd card together into your Nintendo 3DS .
(1)Press A to close the message
(2)Just click “start” to update
(3)wait until the update finish
(4)Update done, press A to exit
(5)press Select button , then the game icons will show on the top screen use the left and right button to choose one game and play, press “B” to exit, press “Select” to activate gateway OSD.
Pls note: if 3ds roms is bigger than 2GB , you will need the gateway 3ds rom split tool to make it work , the 3ds roms which bigger than 2GB can not be read on gateway 3ds .