Technologies evolve. Every year, no matter what niche you’re focusing on, there are bound to be technological improvements and that trend is going to continue from here on out.
This is especially true when it comes to gaming consoles. I’ve had the luxury of owning my very first gaming console which was the Nintendo FAMICOM (or Family Computer). The 8-bit graphics, at that time, were the 50% source of my joy during my childhood years.
Then, I got another Nintendo console in the form of a Gameboy Advance. During that time, I’ve noticed the marked differences from the Nintendo FAMICOM of old. I can see that it now has better graphics and much-improved gameplay (not to mention the games available for the platform).
Then, after a few years, the Nintendo DS was born. This portable gaming console has truly shaken the gaming landscape. The Nintendo DS was the first portable gaming console to ever make use of 2 screens and a stylus Pen.
Game developers make sure that whenever they create games for the DS, that they would utilize both of the screens. One game that truly makes use of the DS’ dual screens is the Fire Emblem game. The top screen shows all of the unit information while all the action will be shown on the bottom screen. The game also makes use of the Stylus pen to use and move units wherever the player desires.
Then, a few years after the Nintendo DS’ inception, its older brother, the Nintendo 3DS, was born. This time, the Nintendo 3DS pushed the envelope even further. The Nintendo 3DS still has dual screens a Stylus pen, but it can now have an even better graphics overall.
Add to that, the fact that you can enjoy 3D gameplay on a portable gaming console really shook the entire gaming world.
Because of the Nintendo 3DS functionalities, a lot of people are actually thinking of increasing the portable gaming console’s features. That is then the reason why the R4 3DS cards are born.
R4 3DS cards mimic the original Nintendo 3DS game flash card. You need to have a microSD card inserted in the R4 3DS card for it to work. Furthermore, you also need to have a custom firmware installed on your Nintendo 3DS to make use of the R4 3DS card’s functionalities.
Now, what are the most important features of the R4 3DS cards? Well, the first and highly valued functionality of R4 3DS cards is their homebrew games and applications support.
For those of you who do not know, Homebrew applications are software that is created by unofficial software developers. These homebrew applications can be installed and run on your Nintendo 3DS console.
Since then, there are a lot of R4 3DS cards that have spawned because of people’s need to further the capabilities of the Nintendo 3DS portable gaming console.
If you want to increase the functionality of your Nintendo 3DS console, then get an R4 3DS card.