Buying a 3ds outside of USA

Discussion in '3DS - Console, Accessories and Hardware' started by Bigbones87, Jul 27, 2014.

  1. Bigbones87

    Bigbones87 Member

    Jul 14, 2014
    United States
    I am looking into buying a 3ds on low enough firmware for gateway. It is brand new, but is from canada, and I'm in the USA. I know hey are both NTSC region coded, but my questions is the Eshop stuff. Can I use the American Eshop with American money if the console is Canadian? I know canada doesn't get the same stuff and prices we get in America, so I don't want to be limited and all my payment methods would be American.
  2. ScarletCrystals

    ScarletCrystals Useless Bunny of Paradise

    Apr 9, 2010
    Bamboo Forest, Gensokyo
    Yes you can. The eshop you get depends on your region + nnid settings.
    It used to be that you can switch between the two countries (they have separate balance though)
    Too bad NNID put an end to that...
    Bigbones87 likes this.
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