The system features backward compatibility with older Nintendo DS video games. Although in Europe, pricing is up to retailers, the system also received a substantial price cut. [18] The New Nintendo 3DS features a more powerful CPU, a second analog stick called the C-Stick, additional buttons, an improved camera, and other changes, and was first released in Japan in October 2014.[19][20]. [16][17], The new systems continue to use the same AC adapter as the DSi, DSi XL, and other devices in the 3DS family; like the Nintendo 3DS XL in Japan and Europe, and for the first time in North America, an AC adapter is not included with the console and must be obtained separately. [69] In December 2012, Nintendo Chinese distribution partner, iQue, launched the iQue 3DS XL in three special editions, one featuring a Mario decal while the other two feature both Mario and Luigi. [14], The New Nintendo 3DS family features various changes from prior models. [179] An additional thirty games were announced for release during the system's "launch window", which includes the three months after the system's launch date. [150] It functions as a multitasking system application and can be used while another application is suspended in the background. [196] 3DS XLs pre-loaded with the guide are available for hire at the museum, and the software can also be purchased from the Nintendo eShop. On March 13, 2013, a United States federal jury ordered Nintendo to pay him US$30.2 million in damages. In North America, the XL model was released in Metallic Red and Metallic Black (renamed "New Red" and "New Black"). The 3DS family was formally discontinued on September 16, 2020, though the Nintendo eShop and Nintendo Network remain active in most regions. 74 mm (2.9 in) D [80] On September 16, 2020, Nintendo confirmed that production of the Nintendo 3DS family of systems had ended. The sixth one is a question mark box from the Super Mario Bros. series. [38], In June 2010, video gaming website IGN reported that according to "several developers who have experienced 3DS in its current form," the system possesses processing power that "far exceed[s] the Nintendo Wii" and with 3D shaders, they could make games that "look close to current generation visuals on the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3". The service was terminated on June 20, 2012, a year after its inception. Background downloading is possible via SpotPass, while playing games or in sleep mode. On April 25, 2012, a system update brought the introduction of a folder system, which allows users to put applications inside folders. [100], Images of the device first appeared in September 2011 in Famitsu[101][102] The first titles confirmed to compatible with the add-on were Monster Hunter 3G, Resident Evil: Revelations, Ace Combat 3D Cross Rumble (Japanese version only), Metal Gear Solid: Snake Eater 3D, Kingdom Hearts 3D: Dream Drop Distance, and Shin Sangoku Musou VS.[103], The Nintendo 3DS XL version of the device, called the Circle Pad Pro XL, was released in Japan on November 15, 2012, Europe on March 22, 2013, and North America on April 17, 2013. These include: F-Zero: Maximum Velocity, Fire Emblem: The Sacred Stones, Kirby & The Amazing Mirror, Mario Kart: Super Circuit, Mario vs. Donkey Kong, Metroid Fusion, Super Mario Advance 3: Yoshi's Island, The Legend of Zelda: The Minish Cap, Wario Land 4, and WarioWare, Inc.: Mega Microgames! Retro Fighter - Dragon's Revenge. On March 31, 2011, the system launched in Australia and New Zealand, priced at A$349.95. [25] Due to its difference in size, peripherals designed to fit the shape of the original Nintendo 3DS cannot be used with the new system. The 3DS Game Card is similar in design to the Nintendo DS Game Card, but includes a small tab on the top left of the card that prevents 3DS Game Cards from being inserted into a Nintendo DS. The XL model had halted production in July 2019. [140], On December 7, 2011, a system update added the ability to record 3D video along special recording options, such as the ability to make stop motion animations. Der 2DS lässt sich also nicht zuklappen. Players must have their systems within wireless range (up to approximately 65 feet) of each other for the guest system to download the necessary data from the host system. Countries in the region with the full eShop and the rest of the world are currently unaffected.[145]. For Nintendo 3DS on the 3DS, the GameFAQs information page shows all known release data and credits. 22 mm (0.87 in) H [213]. [215][216] A common complaint was the 3DS's battery life; Engadget reported to get 3 hours of battery life from the system,[216] while IGN reported 2 to 4.5 hours of play. The 3DS also shipped with the Nintendo Zone Viewer. The Nintendo 3DS hardware has received largely positive reviews. Audio files can be played from an SD card, with visualizations displayed on the upper screen. For other uses, see, This article is about the Nintendo 3DS family of systems. Some software titles, such as Xenoblade Chronicles 3D and Super Nintendo Entertainment System games released for Virtual Console, are specifically optimized for the device and its upgraded processor and are incompatible with the earlier 3DS and 2DS models. The service was a joint service between Nippon TV and Fuji TV that brought free 3D video content to Nintendo 3DS users in Japan. 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