Published on December 7th, 2011 | by Rob Kwong0
3DS Firmware Update Is GO!
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.
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.