* Playing games:
1.Format your microSD card to FAT32 in Windows,and copy the roms into it directly, no diskwriter tool required any more.
3.Enjoy your games, switch games by pressing the orange button back and forth.You can now even
Note: A settings.txt file and other .sav files will be built in your microSD card once start to play
sky3DS+ will come with the newest firmware V100(FIRMWARE_VERSION=100 in the settings.txt, you
dont need to do any update at the moment), we will keep it updated on our site if needed.
1.Download the updated firmware.bin from sky3DS.com, and copy it into the root directory of
your microSD card.
2.Insert your microSD card into sky3DS+, connect your PC and sky3DS+ with a USB cable(come
with, which can also work as a USB Adapter once connection built).
3.The LED red light will turn on for 10 seconds, then turn to the green light and keep flashing for
10 seconds, once the light turn off it means the sky3DS+ has been updated successfully. Alert:
Never unplug the USB cable while the green light keep flashing, it might damage your sky3DS+ card!
4.Delete the firmware.bin file in your microSD card.
FAQQ:Can i play the Fire Emblem If (JP) with sky3DS+?
A:Yes you can play any new AP checks game on the sky3DS+ now.
Q:Can I use the save files from my blue button sky3DS card with the new orange button card?
A:Yes you can download the DiskWriter V2.03b4 tool, to click "backup save2" on menu to convert the saved
data for sky3DS+.
Q:How can i play the out of region games on a sky3DS+ card directly?
A:Sorry the out of region roms can only still be played on the sky3DS+ via NINJHAX and its built-in Region-
Q:I just purchased the latest version of Sky3ds+. wonder if you have the instruction to edit the private
header for the online game play?
A:Open the file settings.txt, add in the line "CREATE_PER_GAME_SETTINGS=1" and save it, once got the
file "xxxxx.CFG" for that online game built in your microSD card, open it and replace the value of the "GAMESAVE_KEY" with your private header info(Unique_ID), save it and enjoy your online play without
Q:How can i install a game like Monster Hunter 4 or Xenoblades to my MicroSD card? Since the file format
of the MicroSD should be in FAT32 it wont allow these big files to be transfered to it.
A:For those large size roms (4GB), you can use the 3rd party rool(like: 3dsexplorer see video here ) to trim
it to the small size, sky3DS+ works fine with the trimmed rom!
Q:Just want to know if there will still be updates for the old blue button sky3DS template file.
A:We are still working on a AP checks solution for the old cards, and will keep the template updated as well.
Q:Where is the file firmware.bin? I cant find in the download page.
A:The newest firmware V100 comes with your sky3DS+ card, no update needed at the moment.
Q:I have been trying all day to get 64Gb micorSD cards to work, had issues formatting 64GB micorSD card
to FAT32, please help!
A:Please see more instructions here.