See what the Nintendo 3DS family of systems can do

Congratulations on your new system! You already know it plays awesome games on the go, but there's plenty more to learn. Read on for our top tips.

Don't have an ID yet? Watch now for step-by-step instructions.


Learn about the My Nintendo rewards program.

Learn all about the StreetPass feature.

1. Paid membership may be required. Visit Netflix, Hulu Plus, or YouTube game detail pages for details.
2. The Download Play feature is available only for select games.
3. Compatibility and functionality of amiibo may vary per game. Software updates may be required. Visit for specific details on how each amiibo works. For use with Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo 3DS XL and Nintendo 2DS systems, a Nintendo 3DS NFC Reader/Writer accessory is required. Sold separately.

Now that you've got the basics down, check out these popular games.

Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga + Bowser's Minions

Control Mario and Luigi simultaneously, making use of their unique Bros. moves to solve puzzles and emerge victorious in action-packed battles.

Pokemon Ultra Sun Pokemon Ultra Moon

Take on the role of a Pokémon™ Trainer and unravel the mystery of the Legendary Pokémon Necrozma's new forms.

Games in 2D. Some areas also playable in 3D.

Super Smash Bros. for 3DS

Battle locally or online using some of Nintendo’s most well-known and iconic characters across beautifully designed stages inspired by classic portable Nintendo games.

Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D

Solve puzzles, travel through time and explore an immersive world in one of the most critically acclaimed games ever made.

For Nintendo 3DS systems, use Parental Controls to restrict 3D mode for children 6 and under.

ESRB: E to E10+
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