DSiWare will Transfer to 3DS

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Among today's myriad of 3DS announcements, Nintendo sent confirmation that the new hand-held will let you keep your purchases from the DSiWare Shop. The press release mentions that users will be able to transfer downloadable software from one 3DS to another, or content purchased using a DSi system.

It's unclear right now if this would mean re-downloading your purchased content from the newly branded "Nintendo eShop" or if users could simply connect the two systems to each other locally.

Now for the bad news. The info on transfers comes with a disclaimer: "There is a limit to how many times transfers can be made. Some software may not be transferred." Nintendo probably just included it to protect itself in case some pieces of software run into errors, but it's still a few droplets of rain on our parade.

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    January 19, 2011 2:26 PM

    I for one can't wait to play Just SING! National Anthems in 3D!!!

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      January 19, 2011 2:43 PM

      Really...

      That's the title you can wait to play...?

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        January 19, 2011 2:51 PM

        Well I'm also pretty stoked about myNotebook: Carbon.

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      January 19, 2011 4:18 PM

      What about My Notebook.

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        January 19, 2011 4:18 PM

        OMG...My Notebook 3d...that could be amazing...it could even have...125 pages!

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          January 19, 2011 7:38 PM

          So...no one mentions Shantae or portable Cave Story? Shame on you guys... (unless you were just being cynical)

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      January 19, 2011 9:07 PM

      If they don't have O Canada, I will be pissed.