Nintendo Gives With One 3DS Update, May Take Away With Another

This morning North American owners of early 3DS systems awoke to find that Nintendo was delivering their first free 3D video to the system. But the company warns they may delete, without warning, in a later update.

The small system update includes a 3D music video of OK Go's White Knuckles, viewable in 3D or 2D. It also includes a bug fix meant to "improve overall wireless connection of your Nintendo 3DS system". I haven't run into any wireless connection issues, but there's also very little to do on the system with Wi-Fi currently.

Japan received a similar music video and bug fix update shortly after the launch of the system in Japan. It features a Mario music video.

While it's great to be handed a free music video with a relatively routine software update, I wasn't too happy with the small print.

"Please note that the 'White Knuckles' music video is provided for a limited time and may be deleted from your system with subsequent updates."

Wait, what? Nintendo can roll out updated that can go in and delete content off of my system? No thank you!


    probably copyright issues. not such a big deal with a music video. And its probably only in there just in case - rather than they are actually going to do that.

    Yeah ... they're welcome to take it away from my 3DS. After one view it was pretty much enough, and you can't remove the icon from your home screen yourself, its kinda strange.

    They can't remove that video soon enough. It's terrible.

    hahaha, yep, what a lame video, i couldnt watch it, and im lookingforward to the browser, i just gotta know if its got html5

    And in Europe? A crummy parachuting video about nothing... cheers Nintendo of Europe...

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