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Problem with downloaded Zelda
Old 03-29-2014, 02:25 AM
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Default Problem with downloaded Zelda

So I bought for my son for christmas a Zelda link between two worlds special edition 3ds xl which came with the game as a download code and i had it of course on the sd card.

The thing is he went on a trip and lost it,luckily (or not) I took out the sd card because,well,frankly since he is 5 he wouldn't play it so i was the one playing it lol (Zelda)

Well now i bought the one that comes with mario and luigi dream team and i exchanged Sd cards but Zelda is nowhere to be found and neither mario and luigi of course.

Wel my question is if there's a way to get back Zelda,if i use the code again on the new 3ds with the sd card that came with the game?Or some other way.

Sorry if this is a dumb question
Old 03-29-2014, 09:48 AM
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Unfortunately, without the 3DS itself the data on the SD Card is garbage and the code cannot be re-used. Unless you can get the 3DS back, the game is gone forever.
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Old 03-29-2014, 12:34 PM
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Yep, thats Nintendo for you. The Zelda game was tied to the SYSTEM your son lost. Lose the system, game is gone. Call Nintendo, explain the situation, and you might have some luck, but I wouldn't hold my breath.

Now, take out the old SD Card from the lost 3DS, and put in the one that came with the system. Hopefully your Mario and Luigi Dream Team is there.
Old 04-03-2014, 03:47 PM
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the Zelda game is forever lost unless you get back the Zelda system
the Mario Luigi game is inside the card of the Mario Luigi system.
in short, digital games are tied to the system.

Added after 13 Hours 32 minutes:

i saw this article awhile back and i remember this thread

lets just hope it would push through though

Last edited by dcv1979; 04-03-2014 at 03:47 PM.