3DS Firmware Update Details

#1 Edited by Contro (2040 posts) -

 
Nintendo have lifted the the lid on their upcoming 3DS firmware update, that goes live on June 7th.
  

   
 
 
  • Excitebike 3D will be free to download until July 7th in North America and Europe as an incentive to download. 
  • The internet browser will be included, but with lack support for Flash videos and games. Image uploading/downloading will be possible. 
  • Pokédex 3D will be available for free, featuring Pokemon data from the cast of Pokémon Black and Pokémon White Version. Unlock Pokemon by sharing with friends and through SpotPass. 3D Augmented Reality allows you to view and snap your new Poke-friends in real life.

  • US 3DS Virtual console: Super Mario Land, Alleyway, and Radar Mission 
  • UK 3DS Virtual console: Super Mario Land, Alleyway, and Tennis 
  • Japanese 3DS Virtual console: Kirby’s Adventure, Super Mario Land, Mega Man: Dr. Wily’s Revenge, Baseball, Avenging Spirit and Downtown Special: Its Kunio’s Period Piece, Assemble Everyone! 

  • 3DS GameBoy titles will be available for 400Yen each. 
  • New content will be added to the 3DS eShop every Thursday. 
  • The shop will also contain screenshots and videos for related games. 
  • Nintendo DSiWare data can be transferred from DSi to 3DS, but not vice versa. 
  • Japan will also get Mystery P.I: The Missing Film and 3D Block Breaker for 500Yen each
#2 Posted by Barrock (3525 posts) -

Comparing Japan's list to ours makes me sad.

#3 Posted by Yanngc33 (4496 posts) -

No flash...

#4 Posted by LordAndrew (14417 posts) -
@Contro said:
  • The internet browser will be included, but with lack support for Flash videos and games. Image uploading/downloading will be possible.
But you won't be able to upload to Giant Bomb, because they insist on requiring Flash for that feature. Boo.
#5 Posted by tracerace11 (288 posts) -

Why no flash Nintendo?  I know that the system has to be strong enough.... ticks me off.  Now I am thinking about selling the 3DS for a tablet.  I probably won't, but thinking about it.

#6 Posted by WinterSnowblind (7613 posts) -

Cool that we're getting Excitebike for free..  Nothing else very interesting, it's a very poor library.  But that's what I've come to expect from the 3DS.

#7 Posted by LordAndrew (14417 posts) -
@WinterSnowblind said:
Cool that we're getting Excitebike for free..  Nothing else very interesting, it's a very poor library.  But that's what I've come to expect from the 3DS.
But what about the Game Boy g-- Wait, where the fuck is Link's Awakening?! Fuck this shit.
#8 Posted by Kjellm87 (1728 posts) -

I hope it won't be long before they put out Mario Vs. DK.

#9 Posted by nindoten (44 posts) -

the melody at video make me smile :]
#10 Posted by LordXavierBritish (6320 posts) -

My guess is the browser is of the same quality, if not worse than, the PSP's internet browser.
 
Also the PSP has an internet browser.

#11 Posted by yoshimitz707 (2450 posts) -
@LordXavierBritish
My guess is the browser is of the same quality, if not worse than, the PSP's internet browser.
 
Also the PSP has an internet browser.
Bro, you don't need to tell me that. 14 year old me was ecstatic to have porn in his room!
#12 Posted by Contro (2040 posts) -

I want Mega Man, I've been pushing for the entire GB series on the service. I hope Capcom can find the code for the other games.

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