Nintendo of Japan have confirmed that those wishing to enjoy use of Pokémon Bank will need to have registered a Nintendo Network ID.
It continues Nintendo’s push to encourage 3DS owners to create one, Super Mario Bros. Deluxe free and Mythical Pokémon Celebi being further incentive to do so.
Nintendo Network ID’s came into play on 3DS after last week’s system update 7.0.0-13U became available, also delivering Miiverse to the handheld.
Alex Seedhouse+ Alex's early adoration for Nintendo began with a Yellow Game Boy and a copy of Donkey Kong Land. This developed over the years, later peaking when he hid in his room to play The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time one Christmas. Nowadays, his enthusiasm is shared through Nintendo Insider, a place in which he can document his thoughts regarding the big N.