3DS eShop delayed until June

| May 12, 2011
3DS eShop delayed until June

The planned update won’t be ready before the end of May.

The 3DS eShop was supposed to launch in May, but you’ll have to wait a little longer to download games directly to the handheld. Nintendo has pushed back the debut of the eShop until June 6

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in North America and Japan and June 7

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in Europe, at which point the service will go live with a free system update. In addition to the online store, the planned update will add a 3DS Internet browser and “a number of new features and enhancements.”

The eShop will be a hub for a classic Game Boy, Game Gear, and other titles, as well as for new games like Capcom’s Mega Man Legends 3: Prototype version (pictured). Nintendo is giving away a free version of Excitebike to help publicize the store at launch.

Source: Gamasutra

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