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How do I update my Nintendo 3DS?

Nintendo always strives to improve and expand the features and usability of its consoles in order to provide the best possible experience. In order to live up to this ambition, you will have the opportunity to download software to the console via the Internet.

Our recommendation is that you always try to keep your Nintendo 3DS system as up to date as possible. To do this, just follow the steps below.

  • Open "System Settings" in the "HOME menu".
  • Select "OTHER SETTINGS".
  • Scroll right and select "SYSTEM UPDATE".

Please note that a wireless Internet connection is required to download the update.

Nintendo Co., Ltd., headquartered in Kyoto, Japan, has created franchises that have become household names worldwide, including Mario™, Donkey Kong™, The Legend of Zelda™, Metroid™, Pokémon™, Animal Crossing™, Pikmin™ and Splatoon™, through its integrated hardware and software products.

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