Nintendo Promises Stability Updates for 3DS Beyond 2018!!!!!!

Discussion in '3DS - Games & Content' started by OrGoN3, Jun 16, 2017.

  1. Oschara

    Oschara GBAtemp Regular

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    Glad to see they are going to keep supporting it.
     


  2. sks316

    sks316 Retro Enthusiast

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    If they're going to make an effort to patch our exploits with an update, they can at least add new content.
     
  3. suzsuzuki

    suzsuzuki GBAtemp Regular

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    Not big deal.. we're almost in 2018. Ok, more 1 year of updates...
     
  4. BlueFox gui

    BlueFox gui SOMEONE

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    good i guess, at least my 3ds wont "die" right now XD
     
  5. duwen

    duwen Old Man Yoshi

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    I have to disagree. Imo, nothing points to Nintendo discontinuing their handhelds to focus solely on their hybrid - the opposite in fact; since the release of the Gameboy, Nintendo have always managed to maintain both a home console and a handheld. Their handhelds have always dominated the competition, while their home consoles haven't always been so lucky.

    ...but, you could be right. If Switch unit sales after 18 months are up on 3ds initial 18 month sales, it may trigger a switch (pun intended) on their business model.
     
  6. DeoNaught

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    I swear nintendo,:glare:

    If you arent working on the next portable, I will bring the bowels of hell to your doorstep.

    That isn't a Threat, Its a promise
     
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  7. sarkwalvein

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    Great, when I build a house, I will be sure to make its foundations out of 3DSes!
     
  8. Clydefrosch

    Clydefrosch GBAtemp Psycho!

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    no, but you could complain about it.
    i mean, you can't stop a company either, but you feel the need to fight the power anyway?
     
  9. yusuo

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  10. Oschara

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    Very true but look at the wii u vs 3ds. 3ds is the king. Wii u not so much but who knows. In this day and age nothing is black and white ha!
     
  11. Hayleia

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    I have to disagree. The FE:Fates limited edition N3DS XL is black and white.
     
  12. Oschara

    Oschara GBAtemp Regular

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    BAHAHA i just loled. Man i need that. Today is rough. YES it is and i would love to get my hands on it but alas i have my purple unicorn to tide me over.
     
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  13. Ericjwg

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    I thought Pokemon move on to switch now...:ph34r:
     
  14. Oschara

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    i could see them doing both switch and 3ds for pokemon. Win win for ninty
     
  15. yusuo

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    Nintendo thinks of the now, as soon as they release the 3ds successor the 3ds will be immediately forgot about. The same way the ds was as soon as the 3ds was released
     
  16. Geezerdorf

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    It has. Buuuuuuut Game Freak just begun working on it, and made the announcement whilst the E3 Direct was going. I mean, the "Help wanted!" announcement on social network went live in Japan as soon as they finished with the showcase (they may have something developed, but it seems that they need additional programmers for this one).
     
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  17. duwen

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    Technically, they are still supporting the Wii U. There are still games being released for it (granted, they're mainly digital only indies) and all the game servers are still up.

    The two models of Wii U are black or white.

    The core Pokemon games have always been exclusive to handhelds in the past. No other Nintendo home console that has existed parallel to the handhelds has had a core Pokemon title, why should the Switch be different just because it can be portable?

    The DS wasn't forgotten about as soon as the 3ds was released. During the 3ds' first year there were just as many (possibly more) DS games released as 3ds games.

    Nintendo aren't quite up there with Sony, in terms of support longevity, but they're a damn sight better than Microsoft.
     
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  18. Ericjwg

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    cuz there will be a new hard core rpg pokemon title release in 2018 on switch.
     
  19. Sonic Angel Knight

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    I promise to stop updating my 3ds until something of actual use is made in a update sometime this decade. :grog:
     
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  20. kikongokiller

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    So you're never gonna update? Groovy.