Nintendo 3DS Support Will Continue “As Long As There’s Consumer Demand” For It
There may have been no news relating to Nintendo 3DS games at E3 2019, but Nintendo of America president Doug Bowser has assured that the handheld will be supported “as long as there’s consumer demand” for it.
The most recent game to release for it was Persona Q2: New Cinema Labyrinth, with Shakedown: Hawaii and Shovel Knight: King of Cards the only games left on the upcoming release schedule.
“At this point, we have no games to announce on 3DS at this show, and in fact, we’re not really showing 3DS content here, because it is all about Nintendo Switch,” Bowser explained to TIME.
“But our 3DS business continues to do quite well. Retailers continue to support both the hardware and the software. And as long as there’s consumer demand for 3DS, we’ll continue to support it. In fact, we believe it’s a great entry point for young gamers. A 2DS at $79 with a game included is a great value proposition for a young gamer coming into the Nintendo ecosystem.”