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Old 10-30-2011, 08:20 AM   #1
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After a losing financial year, Nintendo wants to eliminate every excuse you have for not buying new content on its 3DS.


In response to the company's recent financial woes, Nintendo president Satoru Iwata has announced that the 3DS eShop will be expanded in a firmware update later this year. The update, expected November, will focus on downloadable content, allowing game demos, DLC, and the ability to perform downloads while in sleep mode.


This whole 3DS mess may be a thorn in Nintendo's side, but there's not much to complain about for the consumer. There's now been a price cut, a second thumbstick added, Netflix, the aforementioned DLC and demo update, and, of course, the stuff Nintendo was already planning on giving players in November anyway, namely 3D video recording and a new messaging service. I'll admit that I haven't been thrilled with Nintendo's hardware choices of late, but I have to applaud Iwata for the way he's handled its failings. Instead of sending out hordes of apology letters without changing, or simply pointing fingers and mud slinging, Nintendo has genuinely tried to make itself better for the player. Whether or not that's enough to put the company back on an upward swing is a different story.


For more info, I'm sure the 3DS News Thread will be constantly updating as more info is developed and confirmed.
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Old 10-30-2011, 10:28 AM   #2
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This is probably the lowest cut we'll get until next year, if that.
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they wont cut it anymore until its cheaper to make.
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I don't know why people are buying these amazing machines!


I think you meant to say you don't know why people aren't buying the 3DS.

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Yeah, there isn't much software yet, but honestly, I can't play regular DS games with the d-pad anymore sicne I've gotten sued to the slide pad.

You've pretty much answered your own question there, bro.

The fact of the matter is that the 3DS doesn't have a good software lineup yet to differentiate itself from its predecessor.

However, Nintendo thinks the outlook is good as they head into the holiday season, so time will tell.
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I think you meant to say you don't know why people aren't buying the 3DS.




You've pretty much answered your own question there, bro.

The fact of the matter is that the 3DS doesn't have a good software lineup yet to differentiate itself from its predecessor.

However, Nintendo thinks the outlook is good as they head into the holiday season, so time will tell.
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Pretty sure he was being sarcastic at first.
Yeah, it was a typo.
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