CycloDS Evolution firmware v1.2 BETA has been released along with an update to the CycloDS Evolution Moonshell package. Both releases are available for download. Please note that this is a BETA firmware release, and as such may contain bugs. As a precaution, please backup your MicroSD contents before installing this firmware update.

Some of you may be wondering why we decided to release a public BETA rather than holding off for the final v1.2 release. The primary reason for this is that support for custom cheats codes, which is a feature scheduled for inclusion in the v1.2 release, has not been finalized yet. Unfortunately this means that the custom cheat codes feature is not included in this BETA. However, we have been working on a number of other new features and fixes and felt it was unfair to keep our loyal customers waiting just because this one feature is incomplete, so we decided to do an interim firmware release. The secondary reason for the BETA is that the firmware has undergone many changes “under the hood” and we felt it would be better to allow our users to assist in testing before releasing the final stable build. This is why we must stress that you should only use this BETA if you know what you are doing and accept the risks involved.

Changes for the firmware include:

* Fixed Wii connectivity (Pokemon Diamond/Pearl and Pokemon Battle Revolution)
* Moonshell soft reset is now supported
* Several game compatibility fixes
* Multiple skins are supported, selectable in the settings menu
* RAM pack for Opera (clean rom) supported via CycloDS Mini/Micro and EZ3in1
* Rumble for EZ3in1 supported
* DSLinux is now supported
* Ingame menu changes:
o Multi-lingual
o Slowmo adjustable
o Realtime cheat enable/disable
o Improved stability
o Supported for more games
* Added new file view mode - "list view"
* Improved file list sorting method
* Completely new translations: Dutch, Greek, Indonesian, Malaysian, Russian, Tagalog
* All text is now completely translated (GUI, ingame menu and the updater)
* GUI clean-up:
o Buttons for various dialog boxes
o Press B to exit settings screen
o Stopped game list from displaying invalid items
* Loader now reboots into GUI if there is an error (no longer locks on "Loading..")
* Many other miscellaneous fixes/improvements

Changes for Moonshell include:

* Soft reset back to CycloDS Evolution main menu is now supported via RESET.MSE
* Removed redundant warning screen