Now the 3DS has themes, too

By Brenna Hillier, Tuesday, 7 October 2014 06:12 GMT

A 3DS firmware update has enabled themes, shortly after the Vita introduced a similar feature.

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3DS firmware update 9.0.0-20U is rolling out now, so connect to the Nintendo Network to grab it.

Themes are the biggest addition in this update, but there are a couple of other neat features, including the ability to take screenshots of the Home menu.

Here are the full patch notes, courtesy of Nintendo support.

    Changes to the HOME Menu:

  • Users can now use themes to customize the design and sounds of the HOME Menu
  • Five themes are pre-installed and additional themes can be purchased from the Theme Shop
  • Themes can be changed by using settings located within the HOME Menu Settings
  • A feature has been added that allows users to capture screenshots of their HOME Menu
    Changes to the Nintendo eShop:

  • The Title Information page has been updated to provide easier access to any available videos, demos, user reviews, and other information
    Improvements to system stability and usability:

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

Thanks, Gematsu.

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