QQ3DS PRO vs Sky3ds+ plus

As we known, sky3ds+ plus was released at the beginning of this month , however, on Christmas day, QQ3DS team also launched their 2nd generation product – QQ3DS Pro which with some similar features in playing 3ds games. So, some people may wonder what’s the differences between QQ3DS Pro and Sky3ds+?

QQ3DS-PRO-VS-SKY3DS+-2

Editor has carefully analyzed from each points as below:

Official features:

      Sky3ds+ Features:
  • Included all the features of sky3DS;
  • Switch game back and forth by two orange buttons;
  • More easier to use,copy and play,no diskWriter required;
  • Compatible with other 3rd party homebrews;
  • AP checks solved;
  • Firmware updatable.

    QQ3DS Pro features:

※Support all 3DS and DS roms to date.
※Compatible with any region and firmware version of NEW 3DS/XL/LL, 2DS ,3DS/XL/LL, DSi/XL/LL,DSL/DS.
※AP checks solved , play any newest 3DS games more easily.
※Select 3DS games more simply, controlled by two buttons.
※Firmware unlimited upgradeable.
※Copy and play , FAT32 format support, no need diskwriter tool.
※Compatible 3rd party homebrews.(Ninjhax,rxtool,pasta,ntr,mgba…)
※High quality 16GB Micro SDHC memory card inside.

Package contents:

Sky3ds+:

1 x sky3ds+ card (only for playing 3ds games)
1 x USB upgrade cable

QQ3DS Pro:
1 x QQ3DS Pro 3DS Mode card (for playing 3ds games)
1 x QQ3DS Pro DS Mode card( for playing ds games)
1 x 16GB microSDHC memory card
1 x USB 2.0 card reader
1 x USB upgrade cable

Appearance

Sky+

QQ3DS Pro

QQ3DS PRO 3DS MODEQQ3DS PRO DS MODE

Instructions:

Sky+ user Instructions: Firstly download gamelist.bin here http://sky3ds.com/download.html

* Playing 3ds games:

1.Format your microSD card to FAT32 in Windows,and copy the roms into it directly, no diskwriter tool required any more.

2.Download the newest gamelist.bin(like a template file used by the old sky3DS card, will keep it updated
constantly for new games later) from sky3DS.com,copy it into the root of your microSD card.

3.Enjoy your games, switch games by pressing the orange button back and forth.You can now even
jump to a certain game by pressing the button quickly for several times.

Note: A settings.txt file and other .sav files will be built in your microSD card once start to play
games, open the settings.txt, add the line “the CREATE_PER_GAME_SETTINGS = 1″(default 0,
can change it anytime later) and save it, a .CFG file will be created in your microSD card after a game has
been played, it includes the specific info for that game(CART_ID,FLASH_ID…), you can build
you own .CFG file for playing a new game(or an online game) later if you know how to get those
info properly, which means you don’t have to wait for the updated gamelist.bin file by our site,
the .CFG file has a higher priority than a gamelist.bin file.

*Firmware update:

sky3DS+ will come with the newest firmware V100(FIRMWARE_VERSION=100 in the settings.txt, you
don’t 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.

 

QQ3DS PRO user instruction

* Playing 3ds and ds games:

The instruction of QQ3DS PRO card you can do like that.

1.Download the newest QQ3DS PRO kernel here http://www.qq3ds.com/ (download part);
2. Format your Micro SDHC card in “FAT32”;
3. Extract the downloaded rar file and copy those inside files to the ROOT folder
of your Micro SDHC card with drag some your favorite 3DS and DS roms;
4. Play to enjoy 3DS&DS games with QQ3DS PRO freely.

The differences you can use the 16GB memory inside package to load 3DS and DS roms together with QQ3DS PRO kernel from here http://www.qq3ds.com/ (download part), or http://filetrip.net/dl?aklaZSKSnE , you needn’t buy an extra memory card generally , so you can simply use the same micro SD card to play 3ds and ds games by QQ3DS PRO 3DS or DS mode cards separately .

 

*Firmware update:

QQ3DS PRO will come with the newest firmware V100(FIRMWARE_VERSION=100 in the settings.txt, you
don’t 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 QQ3DS.com, and copy it into the root directory of
your microSD card.

2.Insert your microSD card into QQ3DS PRO 3DS Mode card, connect your PC and QQ3DS PRO 3DS Mode card 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 QQ3DS PRO 3DS Mode card has been updated successfully. Alert:
Never unplug the USB cable while the green light keep flashing, it might damage your QQ3DS PRO 3DS Mode card!

4.Delete the firmware.bin file in your microSD card.

You will see it’s almost the same like sky+ during doing upgrade 3ds mode QQ3DS PRO!

 

Summary in the end

QQ3DS PRO SKY3DS+
Features ※Support all 3DS and DS roms to date.

※Compatible with any region and firmware version of NEW 3DS/XL/LL
, 2DS ,3DS/XL/LL, DSi/XL/LL,DSL/DS.

※AP checks solved , play any newest 3DS games more easily.

※Select 3DS games more simply, controlled by two buttons.

※Firmware unlimited upgradeable.

※Copy and play , FAT32 format support, no need diskwriter tool.

※Compatible 3rd party homebrews.(Ninjhax,rxtool,pasta,ntr,mgba…)

※High quality 16GB Micro SDHC memory card inside.

*Switch game back and forth by two orange buttons;

*More easier to use,copy and play,no diskWriter required;

*Compatible with other 3rd party homebrews;

*AP checks solved;

*Firmware updatable.

Package 1 x QQ3DS Pro 3DS Mode card (for playing 3ds games)

1 x QQ3DS Pro DS Mode card ( for playing ds games)

1 x 16GB micro SDHC memory card

1 x USB 2.0 card reader

1 x USB upgrade cable

1 x sky3ds+ card (only for playing 3ds games)

1 x USB upgrade cable

3DS Games Support YES YES
DS Games Support YES No
DSI Games Support YES No
DS Hombrew Support YES No
Compatible Firmware/Version NEW 3DS/XL/LL, 2DS ,3DS/XL/LL V10.3.0-28

DSi/XL/LL V1.45

DSL/DS

NEW 3DS/XL/LL, 2DS ,3DS/XL/LL V10.3.0-28
Memory Inside 16GB SanDisk ultra Micro SDHC card None
Upgrade-able YES YES
Drag&Drop/FAT32 Support YES YES
Price 90~95USD 87~98USD

We clearly see that QQ3DS pro has more features than sky3ds+ in our first impressions. The common features are they can both play 3ds games , AP checks solved ,drag and drop , copy and play no need diskwriter, with firmware upgrade-able. That is to say , they use the same solutions for playing 3ds games, as the QQ3DS PRO 3DS Mode card and sky+ are all from the same factory but not the same distributors which they labelled different sticker separately , they are all original from un-labelled neutral cartridge factory. So , you may not arbitrarily or simply say that QQ3DS pro is just clone of sky+ lol, but the same original 3ds cartridge in physical design.  The big differences are QQ3DS pro card can play DS games besides playing 3DS games, what’s more , also included the best value stuff – a 16GB MicroSDHC memory card in package. So far as we known, flashcard users have to buy memory card separately which cost at least 15USD in the market. The QQ3DS DS mode card which used as playing ds games should be R4I 3DS , we known, the R4I 3DS card should cost at least about 10USD. The USB card reader also cost 2USD if buying extra.

Market  price in official site for those things
Sky3ds plus  priced at least 87USD
R4I 3DS 10USD
16GB 15USD
USB card reader 2USD

QQ3DS PRO priced at 90USD

Sky3ds plus + R4I 3DS + 16GB memory card + USB card reader

All you buy,  will cost 87+10+15+2=114 USD

While , if you buy a QQ3DS pro to instead of those , you only need pay for 90USD to enjoy all of them. In other way, if you just want to buy sky3ds+ only , you just need to pay for 3USD more to buy QQ3DS PRO. On the other hand, it imply sky3ds+ has obtained more profit than QQ3DS pro. Mathematicians in life , will you make a wise decision for choosing them ?

As ordinary consumers, pay more attention to cost-effective, additional functionality is no harm for us anyway. Spend less money and get more extra, a lot of consumers’ , including myself, common psychological portrayal.

In order to convenient for users to buy original sky+ or QQ3DS Pro, editor strongly recommend you to buy from their officials

Sky+ http://sky3ds.com/reseller.html
QQ3DS Pro : http://www.qq3ds.com

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QQ3DS vs Sky3ds

At beginning of the new year 2015 , QQ3DS team announced an amazing 3ds flashcard – QQ3DS (officially named “Quick Quality 3DS/DS card”, not the Chinese guys thought Tencent QQ ^@@^ ). This QQ3DS card can be used for playing backup 3DS/DS games directly on newest FW9.4.0-21, which defined as first dual-mode 3ds flashcard in the world. What’s exactly features of the QQ3DS on box?

QQ3DS Features

  • First Dual-mode 3DS card to support all versions of 3DS/3DS XL,2DS,New 3DS(xl/ll) (JP,US,EU)
  • Compatible with newest V9.4.0-21 (include lower versions)
  • 100% 3DS/DS Multi-rom compatibility,No game limit
  • Support eShop & online game playing
  • Plug & play , easy to setup
  • One price , two enjoys
  • Compatible with all of micro SD/SDHC/SDXC(2GB~64GB)It may be similar as another 3ds flashcard SKY3DS :

    Sky3DS Features:

    • Plug & Play, easy to use, Multi-rom support.
    • Support any 3DS system version(including the newest 9.4.0-21).
    •  Support all New3DS/3DSLL, 3DS/XL, 2DS consoles(US,EU,JP).
    • Support eShop and online game.
    • Compatible with any MicroSD 2GB,4GB,8GB,16GB,32GB,64GB,128GB SDHC/SDXC card.

    In functions, sky3ds seems has less features than QQ3DS (not only can play 3ds games but also ds games). It’s said that QQ3DS is created to meet personalized gaming needs. Is QQ3DS really so powerful as we expected ?
    Don’t worry , let’s watching the official video below:

Lastly, how about difference in price? As far as editor known, most of guys complaint sky3ds has high price, what’s about QQ3DS price ? The “one price , two enjoys” seems good, but will it really be cheaper price but more features included?  Let us focus on offcial news of QQ3DS

Sky3DS official Features

Sky3DS Main Features as below:

-Plug & Play, easy to use, Multi-rom support.
-Support any 3DS system version(including the newest V9.2.0-20).
-Support all New3DS/3DSLL, 3DS/XL, 2DS consoles(US,EU,JP).
-Play 3DS game smoothly like a real gamecard(with all saving,load,online game etc..functions).
-Compatible with any MicroSD 2GB, 4GB,8GB,16GB,32GB,64GB SDHC cards.
-Play up to ten 3DS games maximum per Sky3ds card (any game but 10 in total only).

sky3ds flashcard