More 3DS Info – MP3 Support, Wi-Fi Security, Friend Codes

IGN recently had an interview with Nintendo, where they answered a number of readers’ questions. Below, we have compiled some of the new information.

  • A 3DS and DS can play a multiplayer DS game.
  • Developers are free to utilize items like coins and mp3 to their liking.
  • The 3DS is capable of using custom soundtracks from mp3.
  • Users must enable Street Pass functionality for each game.
  • Users can use “whatever size [SD card] they want.”
  • There is no support for multi-touch.
  • Camera resolution is 640×480 (same as screen); still photos only for now.
  • The 3DS supports WPA and WPA2 Wi-Fi security.
  • Play Coins will not be usable in the eShop.
  • Similar to Wii, once a Friend Code is exchanged, you will see the user’s nickname on your Friend List.


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Steve has been a Nintendo fan since the NES. He currently owns a NES, SNES, N64, GameCube, Wii, Wii U, GameBoy, DS, DSi, 3DS, and 3DS XL. His favorite types of games are action platformers and multiplayer “party” games. Overall, he loves a game that is pure fun and pulls him in for hours, and if that can be shared with friends, it is even better.

Steve has been blogging for NintendoFuse since April 2008. He started off as an avid reader, and eventually was asked to jump on the team. Currently, he enjoys writing game reviews and sharing breaking news with the fans and readers. You will also find him on the forums as an admin.

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