3DS e shop question

Discussion in '3DS - Games & Content' started by NiGHtS, Aug 6, 2012.

  1. NiGHtS
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    NiGHtS GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    Hey tempers, quick question:

    I used to own a 3DS about a few months back and then i sold it, this week though I bought a 3DS xl.

    My question is: I've re linked my club nintendo account to e shop, but is there anyway to be able to re download the games I downloaded on my other 3DS? Or are they simple just downloaded to the system, not as part of the account?

    Thanks :)
     
  2. Beldr

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    The HELL
    If you cannot redownload ur games just email or call nintendo for giving u your games back
     
  3. CrimzonEyed

    CrimzonEyed GBAtemp Addict

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    I don't remember if this worked but give it a try.

    Requirements:
    • On your old 3DS, you must have had your eshop linked to your club nintendo account.
    • On your new 3DS you must enter the eShop and link the same club nintendo account.
    If you have fullfill the above requirements:
    1. Enter eShop on your 3DSXL.
    2. Make sure you're linked to your club nintendo account.
    3. go to "title's I have downloaded"
    Now you "may" be cabable of downloading your old stuff by going to "Title's I have downloaded".


    Remember I can't remember if this work or not.
     
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  4. Pong20302000

    Pong20302000 making notes on everything

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    no you cant
    because you left the game on the device with the licenses, the person that bought the console now owns them
    even if you remove the e-shop account the games remained licensed to the console, not the account
     
  5. NiGHtS
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    NiGHtS GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    No but that's the thing, I de-linked my account and formatted the console....

    And I'll try the above sugestions, thanks guys :)
     
  6. Pong20302000

    Pong20302000 making notes on everything

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    doesnt matter
    whoever buys that console next will get them
    soon as they link any e-shop account it will pop up in the recently downloaded, if they notice
    as i said there 3DS console serial linked, not to the account in any way

    the above suggestion would work but as you no longer have access to the old device as you sold it, they are gone
     
  7. NiGHtS
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    NiGHtS GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    AHHH CRAP. Just realised I 'Deleted my account' off the 3DS completely before. Which means that EVERYTHING i had on that account is wiped completely, DAMN ME >_>

    This thread may now be locked...:(
     
  8. fossda

    fossda GBAtemp Regular

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    use system transfer.
     
  9. xwatchmanx

    xwatchmanx GBAtemp's (Un)Ironic Weeaboo

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    Downloads, purchases, etc are tied to the device itself, not the eShop account. The only way to transfer those purchases to your XL would be if you kept your 3DS, and did a system transfer with your XL.

    To make a long story short, no you can't retrieve the (unless you somehow can track down your old 3DS). Sorry about that. :(
     
  10. ComeTurismO

    ComeTurismO CTO

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    Post 3 is 100% right.