At their press conference today, Nintendo released more details of the 3DS to the public. Here’s quick roundup:

  • The device will feature tag mode functionality, where Miis can be received, and more
  • Players can stop gameplay to connect to the web via a browser
  • All 3DS games can communicate while in sleep mode
  • The 3DS has a light on the upper-right of the unit to show when your console has passed another 3DS and received data
  • The 3DS stores tag-mode data from games, so you don’t have to actually be playing a specific game to get tag-mode data
  • A photo feature will enable auto-merging two photos into one
  • The 3DS will come with a 2GB SD card included
  • The 3DS will come with a series of games included
  • There is a Mii creation studio
  • You can save a picture of your Miis to an SD card
  • Use the 3DS camera to take a picture of your face for Mii creation
  • Ridge Racer 3D will possibly use tag mode to exchange ghost data and rankings
  • Street Fighter IV will be able to use Wi-Fi to receive fight requests

Nintendo 3DS Launch Colors

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