Nintendo DSi system software

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Nintendo DSi System Software
Company / developer Nintendo
Nintendo SDD
OS family Nintendo proprietary
Working state Current
Source model Closed source
Initial release 1.1 / November 1, 2008; 5 years ago (2008-11-01)
Latest release 1.4.5 / December 13, 2012; 15 months ago (2012-12-13)
Available in German, English, Spanish, French, Italian, Dutch, Russian, Japanese, Korean, simplified Chinese, traditional Chinese
Update method Direct Download
Game Card
Supported platforms Nintendo DSi
Nintendo DSi XL
Preceded by Nintendo DS OS
Succeeded by Nintendo 3DS OS

Nintendo DSi system software is a set of updatable firmware versions, and a software frontend on the Nintendo DSi video game console. Updates, which are downloaded via the system's Internet connection, allow Nintendo to add and remove features and software.


System Update releases[edit]

This is a list of features included in Nintendo DSi's System Updates.

Date Released System Menu Version Region Description of update
CHN: December 13, 2012 1.4.6C China
JP: December 13, 2012
EU/AUS: December 12, 2012
NA: December 11, 2012
1.4.5 Japan United States Europe Australia
  • This update provides behind-the-scenes improvements to system performance.[1]
  • Blocks some flash cards from running on the console.[citation needed]
CHN: March 21, 2012 1.4.5C China
JP: March 22, 2012
EU/AUS: March 21, 2012
NA: March 22, 2012
1.4.4 Japan United States Europe Australia
  • This update resolves an issue that could have created connection problems when uploading photos to Facebook.[1]
  • This update provides behind-the-scenes improvements to system performance.[1]
  • Blocks some flash cards from running on the console.[citation needed]
JP: June 29, 2011
EU/AUS: June 30, 2011
NA: June 29, 2011
1.4.3 Japan United States Europe Australia
  • DSiWare games and applications can now be copied or moved to the SD/SDHC card if that program already exists on the card and can be overwritten if requested.[citation needed]
  • Blocks some flash cards from running on the console.[citation needed]
JP: May 11, 2011
EU/AUS: May 11, 2011
NA: May 10, 2011
1.4.2 Japan United States Europe Australia
  • Prevents any DSiWare exploit run from a modified save game file by blocking access to DSi Internal Memory, if copied save game file were not signed with its own certificate.[2]
  • Blocks some flash cards from running on the console.[citation needed]
JP: September 8, 2010
EU/AUS: September 7, 2010
NA: September 7, 2010
1.4.1 Japan United States Europe Australia
JP: July 30, 2009
EU/AUS: July 30, 2009
NA: August 3, 2009
1.4 Japan United States Europe Australia
  • Facebook integration with the Nintendo DSi Camera which allows sending photos directly to a Facebook account.[3][4]
  • Faster image display speed in the Nintendo DSi camera.[5]
  • Updated the Nintendo DSi browser.[1]
  • Blocked all flash cards that existed at release from running on the console.[6]
JP: March 26, 2009
EU/AUS: April 3, 2009
NA: April 5, 2009
1.3 Japan United States Europe Australia
  • Adds "Data Management" menu in the system settings, which allows transferring downloaded games to and from the SD card.[citation needed]
  • US and EU models need the 1.3 update to access the Nintendo DSi Shop.[citation needed]
JP: December 24, 2008
EU/AUS: April 3, 2009
NA: April 3, 2009
1.2 Japan United States Europe Australia
  • This is the original Nintendo DSi Menu that came pre-installed on the Nintendo DSi systems other than Japan.[citation needed]
  • Japanese models need the 1.2 update to access the Nintendo DSi Shop.[citation needed]
JP: November 1, 2008
1.1 Japan
  • This is the original Nintendo DSi Menu that came pre-installed on the Nintendo DSi systems in Japan.[citation needed]

See also[edit]

Other gaming platforms from Nintendo:

Other gaming platforms from next generation:

Other gaming platforms from this generation:

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Nintendo DSi & Nintendo DSi XL - System Menu and Feature Updates". Nintendo. Retrieved December 19, 2012. 
  2. ^ "DSi System Update 1.4.2". HackMii. Retrieved March 29, 2014. 
  3. ^ "Get photo-fabulous with Facebook on your Nintendo DSi!". Nintendo. July 30, 2009. Retrieved December 19, 2012. 
  4. ^ "Facebook Connect Photo Integration with Nintendo DSi Launches Today". Nintendo. August 3, 2009. Retrieved December 19, 2012. 
  5. ^ Gilbert, Ben (July 30, 2009). "DSi firmware v1.4 drops in Japan, Facebook connectivity arrives alongside (update)". Joystiq. Retrieved December 19, 2012. 
  6. ^ Fletcher, J. C. (July 30, 2009). "DSi Facebook update available in Europe, also blocks homebrew". Joystiq. Retrieved December 19, 2012.