Rumor – Second 3DS CPU could unlock 25% more processing power to developers

By Stephany Nunneley
10 November 2011 20:57 GMT

According to a rumor steaming from leaked information out of Nintendo, a second CPU inside 3DS could be unlocked for developers, which would provide studios with 25% more processing power for games. This processor was previously used only for the handheld’s operating system, according to NintendoWorldReport, and it has also been reported that Nintendo has found a more “eficient method of running stereoscopic 3D images” which puts less strain on the CPU.

NWR also reports that eShop downloadable titles could be receiving a bump in storage space from 16MB to 512MB, which would be provided to the handhelds via a patch.

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