Nintendo 2DS can play all Nintendo 3DS games in 2D, and in addition to finding them in retail stores in their traditional packaged form, you can download a selection of the latest Nintendo 3DS games directly from Nintendo eShop or on the official Nintendo website*! Find out more at our Nintendo eShop site, or get details on the available purchase options at our How to Buy Games page.
Nintendo 3DS download software is available through Nintendo eShop and on the official website. In this range you'll find useful applications, indie classics and fully-fledged games – some even for free!**
Remember the good old days? The Virtual Console platform on Nintendo eShop lets you relive gaming gems from the Game Boy and Game Boy Color systems, as well as classics from the NES and SEGA Game Gear. Turn back the clock with titles like Super Mario Land and Alleyway!
Your Nintendo 2DS system also plays Nintendo DSiWare games: exciting and innovative games and applications from Nintendo and independent developers that can be downloaded to your system in an instant.
*To be able to purchase download games from Nintendo eShop on the official website, you'll need to have a Nintendo Account which is linked to a Nintendo Network ID, and you'll need to have visited Nintendo eShop on the device you wish to download on at least once. To find out more, visit our Support section.
**Wireless internet connection required. The registration of Nintendo Network ID and acceptance of the network related terms and privacy policies required.
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