Nintendo constantly aims to improve the functionality of its systems and services in order to provide the most comfortable, user-friendly experience possible. As a part of these efforts, we are making Nintendo 3DS system software updates available through the internet or pre-installed on selected Nintendo 3DS software cards.

Your Nintendo 3DS system and software are not designed for use with any unauthorized device and/or any unauthorized software. Please note that the Nintendo warranties do not cover any defects to or defects caused by unauthorized devices, software, modifications and/or non-licensed accessories. Furthermore such use may lead to injury to yourself or others and may cause performance issues and/or damage to your Nintendo 3DS system and related services. Nintendo (as well as Nintendo licensees or distributors) is not responsible for any damage or loss caused by the use of such devices, software, modifications or non-licensed accessories.

IMPORTANT: After the Nintendo 3DS system is updated, any existing or future unauthorized technical modification of the hardware or software of your Nintendo 3DS system, or the use of an unauthorized device in connection with your system, may render the system permanently unplayable. Content deriving from the unauthorized modification of the hardware or software of your Nintendo 3DS system may be removed. Failure to accept the update may render games unplayable.

System updates will be received automatically when a wireless internet connection is available if your version is 2.0.0-2U or higher. When the download is complete, a message will appear on the HOME Menu detailing the steps to take in order to start installing the system update.

System updates can also be performed manually when a wireless internet connection is available by opening the System Settings from the HOME Menu, selecting OTHER SETTINGS and selecting SYSTEM UPDATE.

Version 3.0.0-6U available via wireless Internet connection includes the following improvements:

Date Available: 12/21/2011

System stability improvements and other adjustments

    • Further improvements to overall system stability and other minor adjustments have been made to enhance the user experience.

    • For information about system updates prior to version 3.0.0-6U, please see Nintendo 3DS Version Change History.

Version 3.0.0-5U available via wireless Internet connection includes the following improvements:

Date Available: 12/06/2011

Nintendo 3DS Camera

    • Added feature to record and play 3D videos.

Nintendo eShop improvements and additions for several features

    • Added feature to allow purchased software to download while device is in Sleep Mode.

    • Improved convenience, such as the function to save credit card information and purchase content by adding only the amount of funds required to purchase content.

Updates to StreetPass Mii Plaza

    • Added new panels to Puzzle Swap and a sequel to Find Mii.

    • Added Accomplishments

Transfer from Nintendo 3DS to Nintendo 3DS has been added to Software/Data Transfer

    • Software, Sounds, and Images can now be transferred as a whole from one Nintendo 3DS to another.

New QR Code reading function for the Nintendo 3DS Camera

    • Added ability to scan a QR Code® using the quick-launch Nintendo 3DS Camera function on the HOME Menu which will launch the Nintendo 3DS Browser to display a website or open a product-information page in the Nintendo eShop.

Improved system stability and convenience

    • Improved system stability and convenience for an improved user experience.

    • Improved Parental Controls to include a parental consent mechanism in accordance with the child online privacy protection laws of some countries. This new feature will require parents of children under a certain age to provide consent before their child can use those Nintendo 3DS features that allow children to share personal information online.

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