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Fast and easy shopping

Save yourself a trip to the store! You can buy and download most packaged games as well as Nintendo eShop exclusives directly from the Nintendo eShop. Buy and download games as soon as they’re released, and check out 3D video trailers, screenshots, and more.

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Game demos galore

Download demos for select download-only and packaged games directly to your Nintendo 3DS system. Plus, compare game ratings, check out video trailers and screenshots, and find out about upcoming games.

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Entertainment applications

Nintendo eShop isn't just about the games. We also offer applications that let you watch your favorite shows and video content on-the-go, and ways to let you make music, drawings, videos, and much more.

  • Netflix

    Netflix brings you thousands of movies and TV series, instantly streamed to your Nintendo 3DS system.*

    • Netflix streaming membership required.
  • YouTube

    YouTube lets you discover and watch videos shared by others, including Nintendo’s official Nintendo 3DS channel.

  • Hulu Plus

    Hulu Plus provides unlimited streaming of current hit shows, classic series and acclaimed movies.

    • Hulu Plus membership required.
  • Swapnote

    Swapnote lets you write, decorate, and send handwritten 3D notes to people on your friend list via StreetPass™.*

    • StreetPass requires a broadband internet connection for sending and receiving notes.
  • Nintendo Video

    Nintendo Video automatically delivers handpicked 2D and 3D videos, including DreamWorks animations, comedy, and music.

  • Inchworm Animation Inchworm Animation App for Nintendo 3DS

    Create your own music, videos, and more

    Create animations with Inchworm Animation, make music with Rhythm Core Alpha, paint with Colors! 3D, and much more.

How do I shop?

You’re just three steps away from a huge catalog of classic and brand-new games, plus videos, demos, and more.

Set up Nintendo eShop:
  • 1

    Connect to the Internet. Get step-by-step instructions, or watch this video for details.

  • 2

    Set up your Nintendo eShop account by selecting the Nintendo eShop icon on the HOME menu, and follow the easy steps provided.

  • 3

    Explore Nintendo eShop—browse or search for games, put save-for-later titles on your Wish List, and add funds for easy shopping with a credit card or a Nintendo eShop Card.

Nintendo eShop Cards: Gift-giving made easy

Be ready to buy immediately—or give the gift of fun—with a Nintendo eShop Card.

Nintendo Prepaid Cards
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