Can the DSi and DSiXL run 3DS games?
When Nintendo launches their brand new handheld console known as the 3DS, nintendo fans will most certainly rejoice. But what about all those people who already forked over the cash for a brand new DSi or DSiXL handheld? Will these devices become obsolete? And will they be able to handle new 3DS games?
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In short, yes. Both the DSi and DSiXL will be considered obsolete when the 3DS comes out and therefore the older devices will not be able to run new 3DS games.
While the 3DS shares largely the same exterior design as its predecessors, it features much more advanced and supercharged interior components. Not only has the power of the device been greatly improved over the original DS and DSi, but it also has a whole host of new features. The best example being of course the 3DS's ability to show games in 3D without the need for glasses. It will also feature a new "slide pad" or Joy stick as it's commonly called. New games released for the 3DS will be designed to full make use of the new, more powerful hardware as well as the new features which the older devices do not have.
For more information about the 3DS, it's features and probably release date please click the link below:
- Nintendo's 3DS
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Nintendo has made it clear from the beginning that the 3DS is considered an entirely new device and not a spin off of it's previous handheld gaming devices. To further show that this device is different, nintendo has stated that the new game cartridges for the 3DS will be designed to only fit into the 3DS's slot. They will not however be capable of fitting into older devices such as the DS, DS lite, DSi or DSiXL.
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