About to get a 3DS...how big are game downloads?

#1gogogosuperPosted 1/2/2013 3:21:55 PM
Just a question on whether I should get a bigger memory card.
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#2Lord_FroodPosted 1/2/2013 4:47:55 PM
I forgot how to convert the blocks into GB, but NSMB2 and Harvest Moon: A New Beginning are both a little over 2000 blocks.
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#3rizsparkyPosted 1/2/2013 4:51:51 PM
I think 8 blocks equals 1 megabyte.
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#4Shadow Stalker XPosted 1/2/2013 9:11:01 PM
Games on the eShop are varied in block sizes. Some of them only take up a few hundred blocks, while currently, the largest game on the eShop is Style Savvy, at over 10,000 blocks.
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#5Enigma149Posted 1/2/2013 9:28:29 PM
A single block is a megabit. Retail games on the 3DS range from 1 gigabit (1,024 megabits) to 32 gigabits (32,768 megabits), though 64 gigabit (65,536 megabit) games are possible.

Because of the megabyte / mebibyte confusion, your 2 MB memory card contains 1,907 megabits of memory (in theory), so if you're planning on going download-only, then yes, you should buy a bigger memory card.
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