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Talking Point: Nintendo 3DS Features That Should Really Be On Switch

Folders! Cover plates! StreetPass!

2021 is the 10th anniversary of the Nintendo 3DS, a lovely little system that helped carry Nintendo through a somewhat turbulent 2010s. Its companion home system, the Wii U, wasn’t doing so hot, but the 3DS spent much of its time hosting hit after hit. As a mixture of console and handheld, the Switch is a successor to the 3DS – but only because it’s portable. It’s quite surprising just how many of the Nintendo 3DS’s fun features were completely left out for the Switch. So, for its 10th anniversary, we wanted to look back at all the cool features the 3DS offered that the Switch left behind, and see if there is a way Nintendo’s newest console could bring them back in the future.

To start off, let’s look at what the Switch already has, outside of simply having games and an eShop, because there isn’t much. It has a Mii Maker like the 3DS did, although it is hidden away in the system settings, an app for Nintendo Switch Online (which is really just a gateway to games exclusive to the service), the album where all of your captured screens and videos go, and a basic activity log in the player profile.

Read the full article on nintendolife.com

Folders! Cover plates! StreetPass!

2021 is the 10th anniversary of the Nintendo 3DS, a lovely little system that helped carry Nintendo through a somewhat turbulent 2010s. Its companion home system, the Wii U, wasn’t doing so hot, but the 3DS spent much of its time hosting hit after hit. As a mixture of console and handheld, the Switch is a successor to the 3DS – but only because it’s portable. It’s quite surprising just how many of the Nintendo 3DS’s fun features were completely left out for the Switch. So, for its 10th anniversary, we wanted to look back at all the cool features the 3DS offered that the Switch left behind, and see if there is a way Nintendo’s newest console could bring them back in the future.

To start off, let’s look at what the Switch already has, outside of simply having games and an eShop, because there isn’t much. It has a Mii Maker like the 3DS did, although it is hidden away in the system settings, an app for Nintendo Switch Online (which is really just a gateway to games exclusive to the service), the album where all of your captured screens and videos go, and a basic activity log in the player profile.

Read the full article on nintendolife.com

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