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September 9, 2010

Latest DSi and Wii firmware reportedly blocking flashcarts

GamesIndustry.biz Reports:

The latest firmware updates for Nintendo’s DS and Wii are reportedly preventing the function of many flashcarts and modifications designed to enable piracy and homebrew on the machines.

Officially the Nintendo DSi Menu Ver 1.4.1U update, which became available on Tuesday, is listed as “providing behind-the-scenes improvements to system performance” but many users of unsanctioned storage devices are claiming that the true intention of the update is to block the use of flashcarts.

Not all flashcarts have been affected, with the notorious R4 apparently escaping the fix, but many models have been disabled [...]

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