Nintendo Bringing Network ID and Miiverse to 3DS
A December system update for the Nintendo 3DS will allow users to combine their Nintendo eShop account balance for both Nintendo 3DS and Wii U. Nintendo announced the news during a Nintendo Direct video released earlier today.
After the Nintendo 3DS system update, users can register their Nintendo Network ID for Wii U on their Nintendo 3DS and combine Nintendo eShop account balances. This will enable them to purchase Wii U software using the remaining balance on their Nintendo 3DS eShop accounts, and vice versa. Nintendo 3DS owners who do not own a Wii U can also create their own Nintendo Network ID for the first time.
This system update will also mark the beginning of Miiverse support on Nintendo 3DS. With a Nintendo Network ID and a wireless Internet connection, users will be able to connect with players around the world to share their experiences and game tips through Miiverse on Nintendo 3DS.
Nintendo also announced that YouTube will be launching this month for Nintendo 3DS, and unveiled new details and information about previously announced Nintendo 3DS and Wii U software launching through early 2014.