After high volumes of traffic caused connection issues, Nintendo takes its online shop offline for repairs.
Nintendo's giving the 3DS a new lease of life ahead of Christmas with an update that adds the Miiverse social app and links the 3DS and Wii U eShops.
Nintendo's eShop only sells 18+ rated games in Europe between 11pm and 3am.
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Nintendo 3DS owners can finally access the Web browser and online shop promised to them in May, thanks to a free firmware update.
Tomorrow a system update for the Nintendo 3DS will add a web browser, online store and free content.
The streaming service is available after users download the free application from the company's eShop.
Any 3DS that connects to the Nintendo eShop before August 12 will get 20 free NES and Game Boy Advance Virtual Console games.
The game company says the free update will go live on June 6, providing users with an Internet browser and access to the company's new eShop.
The Nintendo 3DS is due for its first major update in a few weeks' time. On 7 June the glasses-free portable console will add a Web browser and the Nintendo eShop, for downloadable content.