What Can A Hacked Nintendo 3DS Do?

The Nintendo 3DS was wildly popular, selling more units then the wildly popular Nintendo and Super Nintendo Entertainment System (NES). Although it was replaced by the Nintendo Switch in terms of popularity as well as sales, there still is a market for the dual screen handheld device. Given the ability to mod (otherwise known to the community to a hack or jailbreak on the device with the use of an exploit). The family of 3DS consoles such as the Nintendo 2DS, 3DS, 2DS XL are arguably worth more today than they were when they were first released.

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Running a plethora of homebrew games

The term “homebrew” refers to software and games developed by users of proprietary computer hardware platforms, such as game consoles, that are typically not user-programmable and have hardware restrictions.

In reality, the games developed for the 3DS can include a port you never thought was possible on the console such as the Undertale tech demo or Half-Life. Yes that’s right, you can play one of the best PC games of all time on your 3DS!

Taking screenshots

The ability to take an in game screenshot is a key feature in today’s day and age. Whether you’re a content creator or trying to share a new cool hidden location with your friends. Being able to take a screenshot is a great feature that should have been baked into the device without a hack.

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