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Going from cartridge to digital
Old 01-05-2016, 06:14 PM
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Default Going from cartridge to digital

Hey everyone

I'm new to this forum so I hope I'm posting in the right place.

I purchased animal crossing new lead pre-owned a week ago and I have until January 14 to return it if I don't like it. I do like the game and I've been playing it a lot but I think I would like the digital version so I can just keep it on my 3DS. Also, I paid $25 and I see it's only $29 on the Eshop. So I'm thinking about returning it, but I don't want to lose everything I've done so far. Is there a way I could backup everything I've done in the game, return the cartridge then download the digital version and then start where I left off??? Thanks.
Old 01-05-2016, 07:35 PM
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Download the save data transfer tool from the eShop and follow the instructions below: