The R4 2DS card is latest exciting R4 card that can be used for the latest console which is the Nintendo 2DS (this R4 card is also known as the R4i 3DS). The R4 2DS card is backward compatible with all previous versions of consoles such as the DS, DS Lite, DSi, DSi XL, 3DS and 3DS XL but we do not recommend this card for use with any other console than the Nintendo 3DS or the Nintendo 2DS. This card is the only R4i card that can be used in combination with the Nintendo 2DS console and also in conjunction with the Nintendo 3DS XL console . PLEASE NOTE: No R4 card for 2DS card can function without a memory card. If you do not purchase a memory card, you will be required to download and install the software for your 2DS DS card yourself.