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The Nintendo 3DS family is officially discontinued, eShop and online services will continue

2 days ago   |   By iMore

Online services and the eShop will continue to function.
What you need to know
The Nintendo 3DS is a portable gaming system that originally released in 2011, to mild fanfare.
The platform has matured and grown considerably since then, and to date has sold nearly 80 million units.
However, Nintendo has confirmed that production of the entire 3DS family is officially discontinued.
This is so Nintendo can focus all of their efforts on the Nintendo Switch.
A legendary family of portable gaming devices is coming to an end, according to a report with GamesIndustry.biz. After over nine years of...
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Nintendo 3DS Production has Ended

Nintendo 3DS Production has Ended

2 days ago   |   By VG Chartz

Nintendo announced on its website they have officially ended production of the 3DS series of handhelds. The Nintendo 3DS launched in February 2011 in Japan and in March 2011 in the rest of the world.
Nintendo shipped 75.87 million 3DS units as of June 30, 2020, and in the quarter ending June 30, only 100,000 units were shipped. In the next quarter update from Nintendo, we will get the final shipment total for the handheld.
The 3DS will likely keep on selling a few thousand units per week and slowly shrink down over the rest of the year until there is no stock left available.
A life-long...
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The 3DS Has Been Discontinued, Nintendo Confirms

2 days ago   |   By US Gamer

With the handheld out of production, Nintendo's making the Switch and the Switch alone.
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Nintendo Announces End Of Production For 3DS Family Of Systems

Nintendo Announces End Of Production For 3DS Family Of Systems

2 days ago   |   By Nintendo World Report

Good night sweet prince, and may flocks of StreetPass Miis sing thee to thy rest. Nintendo's last handheld-only platform has ended production after almost a decade.
A notice was posted on the Japanese-language Nintendo 3DS webpage today which roughly translates to "Production of the main body of the Nintendo 3DS series has been discontinued." This means the 2011-released handheld will no longer be produced, though online play will continue to be available and the eShop will remain for game purchases.
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Nintendo Officially Ends Japan's 3DS Production

2 days ago   |   By Gaming Reinvented

As the Nintendo Switch grows strength, its predecessors grows weaker by the day and now it looks like Japan will end production of the 3DS and 2DS systems for its region, no doubt other regions productions will be dead by the end of the year if not soon after. Today Nintendo simply announced that Nintendo...
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