It’s Time To Update Your 3DS

It’s Time To Update Your 3DS
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Nintendo’s 3DS system update is now live, ready to deliver the eShop and other goodies that should have come with your eye-twisting handheld in the first place. Enjoy!



  • “An Error has occurred.
    Unable to update.

    The system will
    now be restarted.”

    Anyone else getting this? I deleted my internet settings and reconnected it, also restarted my router. Sigh…

  • Haven’t updated mine yet, it’s in my pocket but I don’t have my charger….. have to wait till I get home. Wouldn’t want to brick it.

    I’m wondering if eStore was up, but buttloads of 3DS owners hitting it might have caused an upset, ala PS Store going back up?

    Don’t tell me the browser is horrible, I was looking forward to it!


  • after trying the e-shop it said down for maintenance. however after rebooting the 3DS it’s working.
    just downloaded excite bike

  • I was looking for the update last night. I couldn’t believe the way it forces you to read the warning, then enter the PIN, then agree to the terms and conditions, and THEN it checks… only to find that there’s nothing available to update. I hope this process gets patched soon!

  • Worked absolutely fine for me! Maybe it was just server load from all us rabid 3DS Owners! Either way, Excitebike 3D is great!

  • Just updated. Didn’t get any errors though. Maybe I got lucky? ๐Ÿ˜›

    Anyway, I downloaded ExciteBike, the Pokedex and Mario. Super Mario Land is such a nostalgia hit, I haven’t played this game in years (My parents ‘encouraged’ me to sell my Gameboy/Games to a neighbour kid for $15. Seemed like a good deal at the time…)

  • I like to imagine that the Nintendo AusE-store hampster is a bit unfit and just gets a bit tired running on his little hampster wheel trying to keep those downloads coming. That, and his other job is to cyber-fight off all those pesky hackerZ.
    His name is Charlie.

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