Earlier this week, Nintendo confirmed the manufacturing of its mighty 3DS line had been formally discontinued. It brings an finish to all six fashions within the 3DS household – the 3DS, 3DS XL, New 3DS, New 3DS XL, 2DS and New 2DS XL.
Happily, there’s nonetheless some life left on this system. In an announcement to GamesIndustry.biz, a Nintendo spokesperson confirmed the 3DS’s on-line providers and eShop can be hanging round. First and third-party video games may also proceed to be provided on Nintendo.com and at retail.
“We will affirm that the manufacturing of the Nintendo 3DS household of techniques has ended.”
“Nintendo and third-party video games for the Nintendo 3DS household of system will proceed to be accessible in Nintendo eShop, on Nintendo.com and at retail.”
“The present library of greater than 1,000 Nintendo 3DS video games accommodates many critically acclaimed titles and might present years of content material to discover and luxuriate in.”
“We presently don’t have any plans to finish any present on-line providers for the Nintendo 3DS household of techniques. On-line play and Nintendo eShop will proceed to be accessible and it will likely be doable to entry and redownload all beforehand bought content material within the foreseeable future.”
So – at the least for now, you will nonetheless be capable of play the 3DS on-line, purchase video games, obtain them and even redownload them. Will you be taking advantage of this method’s on-line providers when you nonetheless can? Depart a remark down beneath.