Will Nintendo Discontinue The 3ds?

Why is Nintendo 3ds discontinued?

Nintendo discontinued the production of the New 3DS and N3DS XL systems because they came out with the New 2DS XL. They did this 80% because the Switch was already out, 10% because many players complained that tHe 3D hUrTs mY EyEs, and 10% because developers quit making their games support stereo 3D.

Is the 3ds Dead 2019?

However, every console has its time in the sun, and despite Nintendo’s protests, the 3DS really is dead now. In Nintendo’s latest financial report, it was revealed that the 3DS sold just 200,000 consoles in the period between April and June 2019, bringing its total worldwide sales to 75.28 million.

Is Nintendo shutting down the 3ds?

Now, according to the listings on their own website for all consoles, the 3DS listings have been totally shut down. Meaning that not only does Nintendo have no new games planned for it on their end, but they’re not listing any games coming down the road for the 3DS period.

Is 3ds still worth it 2019?

Even though the 3DS is preparing to perform its swan song, the console is still worth purchasing in 2019 for its excellent library. The 3DS is also much smaller than the Nintendo Switch, making it the most portable of Nintendo’s recent hardware.

Is the 3ds dead?

The 3DS isn’t officially dead: Nintendo has said that it plans to continue supporting the platform. But the launch of a dedicated handheld Switch suggests the company’s portable game efforts could be focused on the Switch, not the 3DS, moving forward.

Should I get a switch or a 3ds?

There’s no getting around it: Nintendo’s 3DS is far less expensive than the Switch, by at least $100. If you’re looking at price alone, the 3DS is the better deal by a long shot. You can get the largest, newest version of the 3DS — aptly named the “New 3DS XL” — with a game included for somewhere in the range of $150.

Are DS games still being made?

If the DSi and DSi XL are the only DS units that Nintendo still makes then that means that Nintendo no longer manufactures machines that can play GBA games. The Nintendo 3DS and 2DS both play DS games, so even if the DS hardware is slowly fading away, the DS software line-up is still relevant.

When did the DS die?

Nintendo DS

A blue original Nintendo DS
GenerationSeventh generation
Release dateNA: November 21, 2004 JP: December 2, 2004 AU: February 24, 2005 EU: March 11, 2005
Lifespan2004–2013
Discontinued2013

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Is Nintendo discontinuing the 2ds?

The Nintendo 2DS is a handheld game console produced by Nintendo. The Nintendo 2DS was discontinued in North America on February 8, 2020, leaving the New 2DS XL the only 3DS model to still be in production worldwide.

Can you still play 3ds online?

Yes, the New Nintendo 3DS XL system offers online play with compatible games**. Some games may offer local multiplayer or co-op play. To find out what multiplayer options a game has, check out its details in our game store.

Does 3ds online still work?

There’s no need to overreact! Nintendo haven’t announced anything about the 3DS’s online services being closed. If the Wii Shop can last from 2006 until 2019, I think that at least the 3DS eShop, if not the whole online service for the system will last until about 2021-2022 at the earliest.