Printed from http://www.electronista.com

Nintendo 3DS e-Shop, browser to hit June 6

updated 09:00 am EDT, Thu May 12, 2011

Nintendo says 3DS getting browser, store June 6

Nintendo in a Japanese update dated its launch plans for the browser and download store for the 3DS. Both the e-Shop for games and the browser are expected to go live the evening of June 6 in the US, just hours before Nintendo's E3 keynote. Not said was how it would work, such as whether classic console games would get any special treatment on the 3DS.

The browser is likely to be related to the Opera-based browser that was on the earlier DS series, though it could take advantage of the larger screen area and faster processor. Capcom has already hinted that Mega Man Legends 3 would be one of the downloadable games.

Nintendo is thought by most to have skipped the browser and store for the 3DS in order to rush the gaming handheld to market after missing the holidays. It arrived in late February for Japan and a month later for North America. [via Andriasang]



By Electronista Staff
Post tools:

TAGS :

toggle

Comments

Login Here

Not a member of the MacNN forums? Register now for free.

toggle

Network Headlines

toggle

Most Popular

Advertisement

Recent Reviews

Seagate Wireless

It seems like no matter how much internal storage is included today's mobile devices, we, as users, will always find a way to fill the ...

Lenovo Yoga Tablet 2 (Android, 10.1-inch)

Lenovo is building a bigger name for itself year after year, including its devices expanding beyond desktop computers. The company's l ...

Brother HL-L8250CDN Color Laser Printer

When it comes to selecting a printer, the process is not exactly something most people put a lot of thought into. Printers are often t ...

Advertisement

toggle

Most Commented

 
toggle

Popular News