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Nintendo 3DS will allow for game installs?

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 19 Jun 2010 13:25 User comments (2)

Nintendo 3DS will allow for game installs? The Japanese Nikkei is reporting this week that the upcoming Nintendo 3DS will allow for game installs on the handheld's onboard storage, an important feature that was not disclosed by the company during the console's E3 launch.
The report says "multiple" games can be installed to the system off their original carts, giving users a way to take a bunch of games on the road without the need to bring the physical game card.

While the game carts are tiny and not to bad of a hassle to carry around, it will be nice to not have to worry about losing multiple games you have paid for, when you can simply carry them on the system with you, leaving the physical copies at home.

There was no word on how to install the games from the cartridges, and Nintendo has not commented on the report yet so it is still considered a rumor.

Gamers will be able to switch from the games they install through a specialized home menu, one that will likely look similar to the "Moonshell" main menu seen on flash carts used for homebrew.

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2 user comments

119.6.2010 20:32

Nice,I lost a few of those carts back when i was still using my DS

219.6.2010 23:41

Quote:
While the game carts are tiny and not to bad of a hassle to carry around...

Sorry - I know I'm a grammar Nazi. ("Too" needs two O's.) I can't help myself. :-(

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