Which flashcart to choose, R4i gold 3ds or AK2i?Posted by gamekool admin
Nowadays, there are tons of attracting 3ds flashcarts, such as r4i gold 3ds, ak2i, dstwo, ace3ds plus.Well, some of you may be confused about which flashcart to choose.Making a comparison between these two famous cards: r4i gold 3ds and ak2i, we will see both of the flash cards that you’re entertaining are good.
R4i gold 3ds, a very popular card released by r4ids.cn, which has Moonshell built into the User Interface.When you select movies from the main menu it will list all available movies on your card.The R4i gold 3ds main menu looks exactly like the DSi main menu.Most importantly, as the R4i gold 3ds runs Wood firmware,which updates very regularly, till now, the latest wood firmware is v1.53, update to the wood R4 v1.53,your card can work on the latest 3ds v4.4.0-10 and dsi v1.44. Wood firmware is also skinnable,you can use hundreds of skins and also can make the skins by yourself with some tools.
AK2i card (Acekard 2i) from acekard.com, which is a very famous flashcart that thousands of people like it. It has a very good compatibility that provides near 100% compatiblity for game roms and also have good compatiblity for hombrew. AK2i works on AKAIO firmware, which provides nice OS and powerful features, such as cheating online, updating via WIFI, AR cheat feature,wii Connectivity, Auto Anti-Piracy Routines, Save Slots,Custom icons for your games and file extensions. It also has pretty good Slot2 support.playing GBA games easily with EZ 3in1.But the ak2i has some downsides, like contact issues (usually on ds lites).
Well, which flashcart to choose, the r4i gold 3ds or ak2i? It just depends on your needs, the r4i gold 3ds is officially supported by wood. Currently, it supports the latest 3ds v4.4.0-10 and dsi v1.44, you don’t need to update it by yourself. But the acekard 2i just can work on the latest 3ds v4.3.0-10 and dsi v1.44, we need to wait for the official updated patch for latest 3ds system.But if you just want to experience the powerful features, such as playing GBA games, the ak2i is better for you, it has pretty good Slot2 support, playing GBA games easily with ez flash 3-in-1 expansion card.