Software update: May 17th 2017
A software update is now available that makes several adjustments to enhance the overall experience. The software version after this update will be 1.2, as shown in this image.
Please note: this update is required in order to use Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon's online features.
- Fixes issue that occurred when using Sky Drop on a Pokémon using Spiky Shield
- Fixes issue of Scatterbug failing to learn Egg Moves
- Introduces additional enhancements to improve the user’s experience and enjoyment
You can download this software update by scanning one of the QR Code patterns with your Nintendo 3DS system cameras. For instructions on how to scan a QR Code, please visit our Downloading Nintendo 3DS software updates section.
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You will be able to continue using your saved game data.
The update data will be saved on the SD card inserted in your Nintendo 3DS system. If there is insufficient free space on the SD card, the update will not be applied successfully. You can check how much free space there is on your SD card by opening System Settings from the HOME Menu and selecting Data Management.
Please take care not to delete the update data, which can be viewed by opening System Settings → Data Management → Nintendo 3DS → Add-on Content.