3ds Firmware

Now the 3DS has themes, too

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

5 years ago

3ds Firmware headlines

  • 3DS firmware update adds save transfer tool

    US 3DS owners can now transfer saves from retail games to the downloadable version, allowing you to escape the world of cartridges altogether should you so desire.

    7 years ago
  • 3DS also gets a new firmware update

    Not to be outdone by the Wii U, the 3DS has also received a new firmware update, bringing it to Version 4.5.0-10U. The patch brings “further improvements to overall system stability” and makes “other minor adjustments” to “enhance the user experience.” It’s reportedly quite a small patch and therefore quick to download. Thanks, IGN.

    7 years ago
  • 3DS firmware update live, includes accomplishments

    3DS users are reporting the latest, delayed firmware update is now rolling out. The system update adds 3D video capture; DLC support; the option to transfer your data to another 3DS console; and new content for Mii Plaza. GiantBomb notes the new Mii Plaza content includes a list of achievement-like “accomplishments”, although they don’t link […]

    8 years ago
  • 3DS firmware update delayed into December

    Nintendo of Japan, via Andriasang, has announced a delay to the promised November 3DS firmware update. The system update is now expected on December 8, and will allow for 3D movie capture, new Mii Plaza features, and the ability to transfer data between 3DS units.

    8 years ago
  • Check out the 3DS's new Join Friend function

    The latest 3DS firmware update allows players to party up quickly and easily.

    8 years ago
  • 3DS friends list overhauled by Super Mario 3D Land update

    The Japanese release of Super Mario 3D Land comes with a sneaky firmware update for your 3DS.

    8 years ago
  • November 3DS update to add 3D video capture, more

    Nintendo has announced a November 4 release for its next 3DS firmware update, which adds a number of new features and improvements.

    8 years ago
  • Monday Shorts, overnight edition - Uncharted karting, Deus Ex birthday, more

    It’s quiet, brother. Too quiet. Digest these insignificant morsels while I investigate whether the industry was abducted over the weekend.

    8 years ago
  • PSA: 3DS firmware update available now

    A new 3DS firmware update is said to be doing the rounds, offering the fix the problem introduced in the last update.

    8 years ago
  • PSA: 3DS eShop firmware update now live

    Just a quick reminder that the first major firmware update for the 3DS ius now live in most territories. The update adds in suport for the console’s eShop and an Internet browser. Flash support is not inbound, unfortunately, and the 3D content video player is still some way off, although promised soon.

    8 years ago
  • Ridge Racer 3D issues follow 3DS firmware update

    This week’s 3DS firmware update brings with it several exciting new features – and a nasty Ridge Racer 3D bug, apparently.

    8 years ago
  • Nintendo delays eShop 3DS Firmware into June

    Nintendo’s confirmed that its delayed the launch of the first main firmware update for 3DS, which will see the addition of the eShop.

    9 years ago
  • Nintendo 3DS firmware updates could brick systems using flashcarts

    Japanese retailer Enterking has posted a warning on its website which notifies customers that the use of flashcarts on 3DS could result in their systems getting bricked by firmware updates.

    9 years ago