Hey fellow retro gamers and 3DS owners, it’s me your pal Social Gamer with a quick look at the latest software update for the Nintendo 2DS, 3DS, 3DS XL. Below I’ll share the information found originally on the Official Nintnedo 3DS Update Page but just the bits I felt mattered the most..!
Here are a few highlights of the latest software update.
Support for Nintendo Network ID:
“A Nintendo Network ID will now be required to download free content, including game demos, from Nintendo eShop.”
Get more information now.
Support for Miiverse:
“Users can view posts from their Nintendo 3DS, Wii U system, or online via computer or mobile device. Nintendo 3DS users can post illustrations or comments by signing in to Miiverse with their Network ID.”
Get more information now.
Finally, if you haven’t updated yet or don’t know how to update your 3DS handheld hit the link below for the complete walk-through….!
System and Feature Updates
Enjoy your new 3DS Features.!
On a side note why not add your retro buddy to your friends list just add me to your Wii U or 3DS friends list with my info below.
Wii U -> SOCIALGAMER
3DS -> 2251-5512-6778
Hey friends, it’s your retro brother Social Gamer here with a quickie news bite for our Nintendo fans. Tomorrow there’s going to be an awesome filled Nintendo Direct that will be focusing on the Wii U and of course the 3DS release information for the 2013 lineup.
Nothing much more right now but make sure to spread the news to your communities and friends abroad.
Here’s wishing the best for Nintendo…!
Keep It Retro…!
Be there at October 1, at 7:00am PT / 10:00am ET
Here’s the Nintendo Direct link: Nintendo Direct 10.1.2013
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