Unified account system confirmed for the 3DS!

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  1. heartgold
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    heartgold GBAtemp Psycho!

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    Nintendo customer service:

    A unified account system will be implemented later this year with the launch of the Wii U. Eventually this same account system will be made compatible with Nintendo 3DS systems.




    http://www.neogaf.com/forum/showthread.php?t=481353

    About freaking time, yep I'm definitely going digital on 3DS now.
     


  2. Maikel Steneker

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    That is great news! I really hope they won't make any stupid mistakes with this, then I'll certainly start buying digital downloads for my 3DS.
     
  3. Arnold Schwarzen

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    I hope everything you download can be tied to your Club Nintendo account like can be done on PSN. Also typo in thread title reads "comfirmed"
     
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  4. CharmingLugia

    CharmingLugia GBAtemp Regular

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    This is going to be interesting.
     
  5. Izen

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    The "eventually" part worries me. I love Nintendo, but when they fail to set dates for things, they really take forever.
     
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  6. yuyuyup

    yuyuyup GBAtemp Psycho!

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    I don't understand why this news item causes the decision for you to buy eshop games ?
     
  7. KingVamp

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    Maybe
    1) You didn't need your old system (rather lost or sold) to transfer or save you games
    2) Games are more future proof
    3) Possibility of playing smaller games on more than one Nintendo system
    4) Possible Club Nintendo integration
     
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    I forgot
    https://developer.valvesoftware.com/wiki/Valve_Time

    Not sure how this is "breaking news" but...it's news. Will be nice for...uhh...something.
     
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  9. loco365

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    I AM THROWING MY MONEY AT THE SCREEN BUT NOTHING IS HAPPENING.

    Anyways, with that out of my system, I think I may get a Wii U now. Makes me wonder if they'll integrate this in the Wii, although that doesn't sound too realistic.
     
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  10. Hyro-Sama

    Hyro-Sama I'm from the fucking future.

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    This should've been implented a long time ago.
     
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  11. chris888222

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    About freaking time.

    Still good nonetheless.
     
  12. Clarky

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    surprised you missed an obvious one, that virtual console games could be shared between your 3ds and Wii U, seeing as Nes titles are slowly cropping up on the e-shop. Would be a great idea, likeliness of happening is a debate for another day
     
  13. KingVamp

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    That's what I meant by #3,but your post is a better way of putting it.
     
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  14. FireEmblemGuy

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    Still can't play my Wii VC games on my 3DS, don't care.
     
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  15. Clarky

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    Ah I see what you meant now, fair dues
     
  16. Pleng

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    You think this will allow me to eventually transfer titles downloaded from an EU system, to a US system?
     
  17. ferofax

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    of course you can't. you can't play games coded for Mac OS on Windows, can you? same goes for this. until they make a 3DS version of that game, no you can't.
     
  18. KingVamp

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    Not if region lock still holds. Other words, if the transferring of games between 3ds' of other regions doesn't work, expect the account to be region locked as well.
    While I didn't know if it is possible or not,I didn't know why,but this argument doesn't seem quite valid.
     
  19. Clarky

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    seeing as I think the region lock on the 3DS is more to do with the eshop than anything else, no, i doubt you will be able to transfer from EU to US
     
  20. p1ngpong

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    No news in USN is "breaking news" because it is always second hand, so title amended.
     
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