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PostPosted: 27 May 2017 04:18 
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I agree, but isn't CIA (or 3ds) currently just an 'archive' of this folder structure anyway?


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PostPosted: 27 May 2017 07:25 
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Yes, but in the same way an ISO is a folder structure for whatever they contain; It's basically the packaging around everything.


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PostPosted: 27 May 2017 10:50 
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I'm pretty sure CIA contains more data than 3DS.


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PostPosted: 28 May 2017 07:45 
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Hiccup wrote:
I'm pretty sure CIA contains more data than 3DS.


I would think so as well. Anyone ever opened a 3DS title that is also on eShop and compared?

And really even if it does or doesn't is sort of beside the point. It's just about capturing the best case of the files for the DAT.


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PostPosted: 28 May 2017 10:20 
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https://www.3dbrew.org/wiki/NCSD

https://www.3dbrew.org/wiki/CIA

^ those might help :P


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PostPosted: 28 May 2017 11:37 
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Hiccup wrote:
I'm pretty sure CIA contains more data than 3DS.


3DS contain more data , it has also a update in it and CIA has not.


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PostPosted: 31 May 2017 11:26 
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What do you mean update? Digital titles don't contain updates.


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PostPosted: 01 Jun 2017 04:42 
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Hiccup wrote:
What do you mean update? Digital titles don't contain updates.


Interesting question. Don't they update the eShop releases to have the patches in them?

Say you purchased Smash Bros when it first came out (v1) and then you re-bought it today, wouldn't it come pre-patched to the last version (v1.5 or whatever it is)?


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PostPosted: 01 Jun 2017 11:08 
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I thought jimmsu meant system updates - which only exist in physical titles.

As for of a new version of a title contains the changes that patches made - that is different per-game. But I haven't heard of any digital title doing this, though I suspect at least some the many new versions (aka revisions) of *physical* Smash Bros. contain the changes that downloadable update/s made.


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PostPosted: 03 Jun 2017 16:59 
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I remember when I downloaded Pokemon Y a couple months after release, it still made me update immediately after (if I recall, 1.2 was the last version of the game on its own, before ORAS compatibility updates).


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PostPosted: 04 Jun 2017 10:34 
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That has nothing to do with the contents of the ROM. Later versions of the system menu force you (or ask you) to update the title or install a patch ("Update Data") for it.


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