Published on December 7th, 2011 | by Rob Kwong


3DS Firmware Update Is GO!

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The much awaited for 3DS update is live! The new update will include new 3D video recording, a Nintendo Zone for you to interact with other 3DS users in the nearby area, and new accomplishment awards for Streetpass, along with a music player for the Mii Plaza, new Find Mii game, and new puzzles for your mini games. For the full list of updates please read below.


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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Rob Kwong

[Managing Editor] Managing editor for LVLONE News, Here to bring you information on all your PC hardware, conventions, anime, and gaming needs. Love playing first person shooters, whether it be the new Call of Duty, Valorant, or Overwatch. From time to time you'll catch me playing some Team Fight Tactics or some indie games to take a breather from all the FPS games.

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