Here are a few of our top tips on making the most of your New Nintendo 3DS XL.
Your new system includes access to Nintendo eShop*, where you'll find digital versions of new and classic games. Browse new releases or search for specific titles, then purchase and download. Easy! Of course, you can also find info about upcoming releases, in the Game Store section of Nintendo.com.
Yes, the New Nintendo 3DS XL system offers online play with compatible games**. Some games may offer local multiplayer or co-op play. To find out what multiplayer options a game has, check out its details in our game guide.
Yes! You can play all your Nintendo 3DS/2DS games. You can also play nearly all Nintendo DS and Nintendo DSi titles. Plus, many upcoming games will play best on the new system.
The New Nintendo 3DS XL has Parental Controls that allow parents to manage what their kids can access on their system.
Plus, it comes with built-in software so you can play right away.
Keep in mind that an AC adapter is not included with your New Nintendo 3DS XL system; you may use your Nintendo 3DS/2DS adapter, or purchase a new one separately.
Sure! Many games have free demos available on Nintendo eShop. To see what's available, tap the Nintendo eShop icon on the touchscreen and search for “demo.” Then tap “download demo” to try it out.
Lots! Connect to the Internet to surf the Web with the built-in browser, watch videos on YouTube, or use services such as HuluPlus or Netflix***. You can also share game tips and screenshots with other fans on Miiverse™.
And don't forget StreetPass™, which you'll only find on Nintendo 3DS systems. It lets you exchange certain game data from other gamers just by enabling the feature and carrying your system with you in Sleep Mode.
The New Nintendo 3DS XL has several new features and improvements over previous Nintendo 3DS systems. Super-stable 3D, amiibo compatibility, and a faster processor make it an even better way to play your favorite games.
Yes, it's easy to bring your game data with you from your old system when you upgrade to the New Nintendo 3DS XL. You can transfer everything at once, or choose specific files.
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