3DS's friend code system

Discussion in '3DS - Games & Content' started by antwill, Jan 13, 2011.

  1. antwill
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    antwill Better Than You

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    So no surprises there, apparently friend codes are back to delude parents into thinking their children are safe.
    Do you guys think they'll be a single code for all games, or like it's current system now?
     
  2. campbell00

    campbell00 GBAtemp Regular

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    As much as I'd like a universal friend code system, I really don't think that it's going to happen.

    Not that I'd mind terribly; None of my friends are into portable gaming like I am.
     
  3. gotchapt

    gotchapt GBAtemp Regular

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    Please tell me they're not going to use friend codes again... Why can't we have nice trophies and achievements and leaderboards and shit, and not have to share a stupid giant friend code? Bah
     
  4. gameboy13

    gameboy13 Orange and fluffy since 1995.

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    As long it's one code from the system for all games, I'm fine with it.
     
  5. RNorthex

    RNorthex GBAtemp Fan

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    i didn't have much problem with that
    but i don't think they'll use 1 code for all the games
    they could've easily done it on the wii if it was the case
     
  6. _Chaz_

    _Chaz_ GBAtemp's Official Mook™

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    If only one could have a universal friend code of numbers and letters, but have an alias on top of it to allow for a little personalization.
    And maybe an avatar too. And if one could see the people one was playing with and send messages and friend requests and such.

    If only, Nintendo. If only.
     
  7. TwinRetro

    TwinRetro Former Staff

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    My opinion? Friend codes are useless and always have been. The effects of them "protectin teh childrenz" is placebic at best.
     
  8. antwill
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    antwill Better Than You

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    Exactly what i've been saying all along, how many people just go on forums and swap codes with strangers? A lot.

    And yep there's friend codes.
     
  9. SmokeFox

    SmokeFox Jesus Christ is the Lord

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    For me the friend codes are really useless, and they had receive the feedback from the players, Nintendo know that the friend code blows, but they will make the mistake again.
     
  10. Puppy_Washer

    Puppy_Washer GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    I don't really care about the friend code.
    We've dealt with it for the Wii and DS, so I can deal with it for the 3DS.
    Besides, it enourages more hassle-free local play, which is much more social.
     
  11. Snave2008

    Snave2008 GBAtemp Regular

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    Dude from Capcom has been posting on twitter about the friend code systems:

    http://www.nintendoeverything.com/58977/

    Don't know if that means that Friend Codes will be confirmed at the conference or whether they might have some kind of sweet Live/PSN username system up their sleeves.

    The 19th is going to be awesome!
     
  12. antwill
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    antwill Better Than You

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    They won't they'll have numbers and friend codes are already confirmed with SSFIV using them to battle friends.
     
  13. rikuumi

    rikuumi GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    Agreeing with you
     
  14. RNorthex

    RNorthex GBAtemp Fan

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    only one code is required
    confired today by reggie
     
  15. Nollog

    Nollog GBAtemp Addict

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    It's locked to the system, so you're SOL if your hinge breaks or anything, so it seems.
    Only a month until the Japs let us know for sure.
     
  16. Ikki

    Ikki GBATemp's grumpy panda.

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    It's one universal FC

    And IIRC, someone at the events said you can see who's online and invite them to play. If it works like recent console/PC games it would be sweet-
     
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