Playing while charging good/bad idea?

Discussion in '3DS - Console, Accessories and Hardware' started by Zeldalife89, Nov 25, 2016.

  1. Zeldalife89
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    Ive always wondered because alot of times the battery runs out and i wanna keep playing but i dont i shut it off and charge it to full and start playing again...
    but i was wondering if its bad for the battery to play while its charging?
    Sometimes i just want to keep playing
     
  2. Clydefrosch

    Clydefrosch GBAtemp Psycho!

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    in modern batteries, it shouldn't be a problem. unless the 3ds is wired to charge till its full, then let the battery take over till 95% before beginning to charge again like some laptop chargers do. that might whittle down on number of charges and such.

    but really, I've been playing with and without charger a lot and my 4 year old 3ds xl battery still holds at least 90 minutes of charge. thats much better than my psp did
     
  3. icecreamcake

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    If something goes wrong you can buy a replacement battery.
     
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