The super-stable 3D function is able to recognise the users face using the inner camera, automatically the angle even when you move a lot during gameplay. This way you can enjoy the best possible 3D experience.
- Expanded control play with the new Control Stick and Buttons
With the new C Stick added on the top left corner of the A, B, X and Y Buttons, you can perform subtle moves by applying small movements.
ZR and ZL Buttons have been integrated in the console adding the function brought by the separate Circle Pad Pro into the console so that the extended play style is made possible by various software titles.
NFC function for amiibo compatible software
Not only can you play with your amiibo figure in real life, you can play with your amiibo figure in compatible software using the information stored inside the figure using NFC (Near-Field Communication) technology.
New Nintendo 3DS and New Nintendo 3DS XL have an area on the bottom screen with NFC reading and writing function built in, so you can enjoy playing with amiibo on compatible software.
- Enjoy videos online
The Internet Browser installed on the console can play movie files. Surfing the internet is made easy by using the ZL/ZR Buttons to switch between the tabs as well as zooming into the page with the C Stick.
Please note: some movie files may not be compatible.
Customise your Home Menu with various Themes!
Designs will include Nintendo franchises such as Mario, Zelda and more.
You can customise your Home Menu by purchasing various Themes from the Theme Shop.
Some themes even have unique background music and sound effects.
- Improved features and processing power
Nintendo are planning to release dedicated software for the New Nintendo 3DS and New Nintendo 3DS XL that utilises the improved performance of the new CPU. Some upcoming Nintendo 3DS software will enable improved graphics and gameplay performance on the New Nintendo 3DS system, and will also be compatible with the original Nintendo
Upgraded camera functionality
You can take better pictures under dim lighting conditions with the improved camera.
- Using Wireless LAN, you can transfer data directly to and from your PC
If you have a PC that is connected to the Wireless LAN as the New Nintendo 3DS or New Nintendo 3DS XL, you can transfer your pictures and music without removing the mircoSD card.
Automatic Brightness Adjustment, Battery life Extended by improving energy consumption
The brightnesss of the screen is automatically adjusted to your surroundings. By automatically optimising the most appropiate brightness levle, the battery life extended when compared to the original Nintendo 3DS systems.