Nintendo Points to be Useless on 3DS

Discussion in 'User Submitted News' started by croagunk.master, Feb 17, 2011.

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  1. croagunk.master

    croagunk.master Newbie

    Those who have any left over Nintendo Points from their Wii and DSi systems maybe be disappointed to hear that they won't work with the 3DS. This is due to a change in the way the currency system works on the on the system.

    Before, Nintendo used a virtual currency system that used points. The new change involves scrapping this previous method and now it will simply use regular currency, just like Sony's similar system on the Playstation Network.

    The confirmation comes from Nintendo's official Japanese website, where Nintendo recently updated it with information about the 3DS' eStore. After a translation of the page, it reveals that Nintendo Points can't be used on the 3DS eStore and prepaid cards will come at a later date[/p]
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  2. monkat

    monkat I'd like to see you TRY to ban me. (Should I try?.

    May 21, 2009
    United States
    Don't particularly care.

    If anything, I prefer that it's using this new currency method. Buying 2000 points so that I can buy a 1200 game is a load of money-grabbing bullshit.
  3. MegaAce™

    MegaAce™ Steal back your future.

    Nov 28, 2008
    Gambia, The
    Hasn't something like this already been posted?
  4. Zeroneo

    Zeroneo GBAtemp Fan

    Jun 6, 2009
  5. Vigilante

    Vigilante TempLurker

    Jan 1, 2010
    CyberSpace IQ:OVER 9000
    Doesnt matter I dont buy points anyways
  6. GundamXXX

    GundamXXX Ergo Ego

    Sep 25, 2007
    croagunk... read the News section before posting, you repost on a daily basis and its getting annoying
  7. raulpica

    raulpica With your drill, thrust to the sky!

    Former Staff
    Oct 23, 2007
    PowerLevel: 9001
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