Nintendo 3DS system update 7.0.0-13U available, delivers Miiverse


The Nintendo 3DS has received its most significant system update within recent months, delivering Miiverse and Nintendo Network ID integration.

Additional enhancements introduce software update notifications, making it far harder to accidentally trigger the 3DS camera, whilst also removing the five system transfer limit per handheld.

Patch notes regarding the system update, provided by Nintendo of America, are as follows:

Version 7.0.0-13U available via wireless Internet connection includes the following improvements:
Added Support for Nintendo Network IDs:
* Users can now create or link a Nintendo Network ID, which is required to use some network services, from within System Settings
* Nintendo eShop has been updated to support Nintendo Network IDs (*1)
* For more information regarding Nintendo Network IDs, please visit our Nintendo Network ID introduction page

Added Support for Miiverse:
* Users can now view and post to Miiverse from Nintendo 3DS family systems
* For more information regarding Miiverse, please visit our Miiverse introduction page

Added a Software Update Notification:
* A notification will now display when software is started and update data is available (*2)

Removed the limit to system transfers:
* The previous limit of five system transfers per system has been removed

Changed the start-up method of Nintendo 3DS Camera from the HOME Menu:
* Pressing the L and R Buttons simultaneously will now start the Nintendo 3DS Camera from the HOME Menu

Improved system stability and usability:
* Further improvements to overall system stability and other minor adjustments have been made to enhance the user experience

*1 Credit card information stored on the Nintendo eShop will be deleted after this update is performed or after linking a new Nintendo Network ID
*2 SpotPass must be enabled to use this feature

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