Nintendo confirms it will continue supporting Nintendo 3DS “as long as consumer demand is there”

Nintendo has reconfirmed that it isn’t ending support for the Nintendo 3DS family of systems despite the launch of Nintendo Switch Lite. The following statement comes from Nintendo of America president Doug Bowser: “We continue to look at the 3DS family, both hardware and games, as a strong entry point for some consumers. And we’re … Continue reading Nintendo confirms it will continue supporting Nintendo 3DS “as long as consumer demand is there”

New system menu update version 11.12.0-44U now available for Nintendo 3DS

Nintendo has dispatched a brand-new patch for Nintendo 3DS. System menu update version 11.12.0-44U is now available for download across all systems in the entire 3DS family, which includes every 3DS and Nintendo 2DS iteration. Official patch notes from the development team at Nintendo are as follows: Main changes for version 11.12.0-44U Update released: November … Continue reading New system menu update version 11.12.0-44U now available for Nintendo 3DS

New system menu update version 11.11.0-43U now available for Nintendo 3DS

Nintendo has dispatched a brand-new patch for Nintendo 3DS. System menu update version 11.11.0-43U is now available for download across all systems in the entire 3DS family, which includes every 3DS and Nintendo 2DS iteration. Official patch notes from the development team at Nintendo are as follows: Main changes for version 11.11.0-43 Update released: August … Continue reading New system menu update version 11.11.0-43U now available for Nintendo 3DS

Nintendo confirms Nintendo 3DS isn’t being replaced by Nintendo Switch Lite

In a video yesterday, Nintendo introduced Nintendo Switch Lite, a device designed specifically to play Nintendo Switch games in handheld mode. The Nintendo Switch Lite system launches Sept. 20 at a suggested retail price of $199.99 and will be available in three different colors: yellow, gray and turquoise. A carrying case and screen protector set for … Continue reading Nintendo confirms Nintendo 3DS isn’t being replaced by Nintendo Switch Lite

New system menu update version 11.10.0-43U now available for Nintendo 3DS

Nintendo has dispatched a brand-new patch for Nintendo 3DS. System menu update version 11.9.0-42U is now available for download across all systems in the entire 3DS family, which includes every 3DS and Nintendo 2DS iteration. Official patch notes from the development team at Nintendo are as follows: Main changes for version 11.10.0-43U Update released: May … Continue reading New system menu update version 11.10.0-43U now available for Nintendo 3DS

Nintendo confirms there are no more first-party games for Nintendo 3DS

Exactly one year ago from today, Nintendo held a briefing for investors to reaffirm that it would “continue the 3DS business” and that it was “preparing new software for release in 2019 and beyond.” However, during this year’s version of the same briefing, Nintendo revealed that there are currently zero first-party games on the schedule … Continue reading Nintendo confirms there are no more first-party games for Nintendo 3DS

Nintendo 3DS sales forecast slashed from 4 million to 2.6 million, nearing the end of its lifecycle

Nintendo has slashed the sales forecast for Nintendo 3DS from 4 million to 2.6 million from April 2018 to March 2019. This suggests that the handheld console is finally nearing the end of its lifecycle. The following comes from video games analyst Daniel Ahmad: Big story during the holiday quarter for Nintendo was the Switch … Continue reading Nintendo 3DS sales forecast slashed from 4 million to 2.6 million, nearing the end of its lifecycle

New system menu update version 11.9.0-42U now available for entire Nintendo 3DS family

Nintendo has dispatched a brand-new patch for Nintendo 3DS. System menu update version 11.9.0-42U is now available for download across all systems in the entire 3DS family, which includes every 3DS and Nintendo 2DS iteration. Official patch notes from the development team at Nintendo are as follows: Main changes for version 11.9.0-42U Update released: December … Continue reading New system menu update version 11.9.0-42U now available for entire Nintendo 3DS family

New system menu update version 11.8.0-41U now available for entire Nintendo 3DS family

Nintendo has dispatched a brand-new patch for Nintendo 3DS. System menu update version 11.8.0-41U is now available for download across all systems in the entire 3DS family, which includes every 3DS and Nintendo 2DS iteration. Official patch notes from the development team at Nintendo are as follows: Main changes for version 11.8.0-41U Update released: July … Continue reading New system menu update version 11.8.0-41U now available for entire Nintendo 3DS family