Quick Answer: Why Was The 3ds Discontinued?

Can 3ds still go online?

We currently have no plans to end any existing online services for the Nintendo 3DS family of systems.

Online play and Nintendo eShop will continue to be available and it will be possible to access and redownload all previously purchased content in the foreseeable future.”.

Is the 3ds going to be discontinued?

Nintendo has discontinued its 3DS handheld after about 76 million sales over a nine-and-a-half year period. A notice on the Japanese firm’s site says “manufacturing of the Nintendo 3DS family of systems has ended”. … Last year, the company said it no longer planned to make any new first-party games for the system.

Is the 3ds still worth it in 2020?

The 3DS is absolutely still worth owning today, but it honestly depends on your gaming preferences as Nintendo no longer supports the console with new software. … The console has access to literally thousands of games – but you may want to opt for the newer hardware as the 3DS’ best days are long behind it.

Are 3ds games still being made 2020?

“We can confirm that the manufacturing of the Nintendo 3DS family of systems has ended,” a spokesperson said. “Nintendo and third-party games for the Nintendo 3DS family of system will continue to be available in Nintendo eShop, on Nintendo.com and at retail.

Can I still buy a 3ds?

Yes. The 3DS is still sold and officially supported so online play is still available and will likely be available for a few more years at the least. The Wii had its online play discontinued in 2014, for reference.