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Bring your Nintendo 3DS system to your local Best Buy store to get exclusive content and offers. Connecting is easy. Your Nintendo 3DS will connect automatically for free.

Once connected, you can also perform the latest system update and download a range of amazing content from the Nintendo eShop.

Wi-Fi Service

Nintendo 3DS owners now have automatic and free access to Wi-Fi Internet connections at Best Buy stores. Plus, you'll get Best Buy exclusive content and promotions:

Featured Nintendo and Best Buy content:
• New trivia game now available: Test your New Super Mario Bros. 2 knowledge

• Keep up with Pokémon: Learn about the latest in the world of Pokémon

Content will be changing regularly, so make sure you visit your Best Buy store often to see what's new.

In addition to being quick, easy and free, this access allows owners to take advantage of all the connected features of the device:


Free game features or content for compatible games and other software, which may include 3D and 2D videos, game content and more.

Nintendo eShop

Easy access to the Nintendo eShop to download games and other software.

Preview Games

Game previews such as screenshots, videos and other information.

Play Others Online

The ability to play compatible software with or against others online.

Web Access

View Web pages right from your Nintendo 3DS system, including the ability to view 3D images on the Internet. (Where applicable.)

System Update

Access a range of amazing content with the latest Nintendo 3DS update. Here are some highlights, plus directions on how to perform the system update:

Nintendo eShop

Discover hundreds of downloadable games, including classic games re-mastered in 3D, Game Boy and Game Boy Color "Virtual Console" games — in their original 2D glory — and hundreds of games from the Nintendo DSiWare service.

Pokedex 3D
Pokédex 3D

Download the free Pokédex 3D application, available exclusively through Nintendo eShop on the Nintendo 3DS system, and start collecting more than 150 Pokémon from the Pokémon Black Version and Pokémon White Version games.

3D Classics: Excitebike

Play the original NES classic, updated with 3D graphics. It's free for a limited time.


If you performed a previous system update, you don't need to do anything. This update will happen automatically when you are in range of a wireless Internet connection. If you have never performed a system update, please do the following once your Nintendo 3DS is connected to the Internet:

Step 1

Start the "System Settings" from the HOME Menu.

Step 2

Select "Other Settings"

Step 3

Scroll the page right and select "System Update"

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Featured Content

  • Animal Crossing

    Exclusive SpotPass Items

    From June 16–August 10, bring your 3DS system and Animal Crossing: New Leaf game to Nintendo Zone locations at participating Best Buy stores to receive four different in-game items. Learn more ›

  • Super Marios.

    New Trivia Game Now Available

    Test your knowledge on New Super Mario Bros. 2 exclusively in Nintendo Zone.

  • Pokémon

    Keep Up with Pokémon

    Explore games, see the latest Pokémon Trading Card Game expansions, hear the latest news and events, and watch full-length episodes of the Pokémon TV series.

  • Nintendo Video

    SpotPass Content:

    3D Videos from Music, Comedy, Animation & Hollywood.