Good news: MT card hardware ver1.4 released

Good news: MT card hardware ver1.4 released! This update improves Eshop ROM compatibility and supports .3dz ROM . The online games support is available now!!

It is an hardware update, just directly update your MT card(any version) to V1.4. While updating, don’t disconnect the USB cable. This update works with V.12 launcher.dat.

For” * .3ds “game, save file is” *.sav”

For ” *.3dz” game, save file is“ *.zav”

For NAND backup games(card2), the backup data directly stored in the ROM, don’t rename the file extension. If you once rename the file extension, when you enter the game, the backup data will be deleted.

1.Hardware update(VIA USB)

1.1 Enhance Eshop ROM compatibility.
1.2 Support .3dz ROM.(support online play)

Download the Upgrade package from click here

[New Solution]MT-Card play GBA games on Nintendo 3DS/3DSXL

Good solution for mt card users to play GBA games is sharing here. New multikernel MK01-2 firmware for Gateway 3DS and MT-Card was released. This is a modified version of  the MK01 Kernel . The multikernel firmware comes with GBA emulator to allow our users play gba games on n3ds/xl without buying anything extral. and following are more details about this multikernel update

MultiKernel MK01-2 Features :

1.DSI skin imitated,choose a icon just by tapping left/right botton

2.Wood 1.62 for NDS game support.

3.Moonshell 2.10 with full function supported


5.Emulators supported


Changelog(both GW and MT)

1.More emulator added & optimize directory

2.Add icons for the main UI

Former, we have wrote a guide on how to use gateway blue card play gba games on N3DS/XL ,you can reference here : How to use GW3DS Blue card MultiKernel v1.02 play gba game, and today, this article is a detailed guide on how to use mt-card blue 3ds multikernel v1.02 play gba games and hope it will be useful

What you need?

1) 1 x micro sd card

2)1 x MT-Card blue card

3) 1 x N3DS/XL firmware stayed on V6.1 or lower version

4) Download any GBA games and unzip it


1. Download multikernel firmware MK01-2 , unzip it,open the folder and copy the root files into your micro sd card
mt-card blue 3ds

2.Insert your micro sd card into your gateway 3ds blue card and put them together to your N3DS/XL and power on your console

3.Click Icon and enter kernel v1.02 GUI


3. press direction key to choose GBA emulator


4.. click this icon

6. choose the GBA games and press key “A”

7.Press A again,then the system will inform you following message

8.keep on pressing key”A” ,till you see the game icon on top screen of N3DS/XL

Which is better for my 3DS/3DSXL ? Gateway or MT card?

As we  known, GATEWAY 3DS is 1st successfully hacked Nintendo 3DS. It’s the GATEWAY brings players to a new 3DS gaming experience field, till now,with the continuous enhancements, are increasingly being recognized by more and more players.
However, mt card is first enable you to play 3ds multirom in one microsd card and also has many powerful functions, such as eshop games support, emunand 7.x support, game card backup and restore. Mt-Card and Gateway 3DS are all the best 3ds game flashcart at current.  We also know that Gateway 3DS and MT Card both support to play 3ds games, ds games and other ds homebrews. They both have two cards,use almost the same technology and vulnerability of 3DS system. But there are many differences in fact.

Let’s see the features of these two cards from their offical site:

Gateway 3DS MT Card
  • Multi-rom support
  • In Menu OSD title selection
  • exFat & Fat32 support
  • NAND based rom support
  • Game cart backup
  • On board diagnostics
  • EmuNand
  • Clean Boot region free system
  • Back up system Nand
  • Works on 3DS & 3DS XL (Firmware 4.1-4.5)
  • eShop games support
  • Online game playing
  • 3DS homebrew support
  • switching 3ds games by “SELECT” AND LEFT ,RIGHT buttons
1) Hardware design of flexible, build-in CPU with card, upgradable new functions via USB.
2) Support multiROM, support SDHC card, support up to 256 games, selecting game in Menu or by pressing key.
3) Support FAT32, drag and drop, no need of diskimager.
4) Save to TF directly, no need of pressing home to backup SAVE.
5) Support NAND-emulate,official carts region free,Nand backup.
6) Support Eshop games.
7) Support SaveEditor,and Card-dump soon
8) switching 3ds game by pressing little button on card.

They both have the main functions like support 3ds roms,multiROM and emunand.
There are many differences in setup & install:


The Gateway 3DS is very easy to setup.And one picture will show you all the steps

The MT Card almost the same usage. The only different is the firmware and cards.


Because they use the same technology, so the operation are almost the same.

The Gateway 3DS change games more simple. At the menu option, you can change games as the normal r4 flashcart. But the MT Card need to press the button on the card.


Mt Card use USB to upgrade
Gateway 3DS can upgrade by file or patch.
The Mt Card looks cool ,but maybe the usb will be broken and missing the connection data which will result in broke mt card.

Gateway 3DS provide more help tools at the download page. like rom tools.  Gateway 3DS is more realiable and have powerful team. Then, what’s your opinions after reading and comparing those differences?