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Software update: September 1st 2016

A software update is now available that introduces new features and adjustments to enhance the overall experience. The software version after this update will be 5.0.

Update contents

  • Addition of five new StreetPass Mii Plaza games for purchase
  • Addition of SwiftPlay Plaza, so you can start playing even faster

How to Download the Update Data

To perform the software update, start StreetPass Mii Plaza while connected to the internet and follow the on-screen instructions.

If instructions for the software update are not displayed after starting StreetPass Mii Plaza, you can update the software by selecting the "Check for Updates" option within StreetPass Mii Plaza. If the "Check for Updates" option isn't available within StreetPass Mii Plaza then you will need to perform a system update.

If you select the "Settings" option within StreetPass Mii Plaza and "Ver. 5.0" is displayed on the top right of the top screen, then you don't need to perform the update.


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.

If you didn’t accept the terms of the Nintendo 3DS Service User Agreement and Privacy Policy when you performed the initial setup of your Nintendo 3DS system, you will not be able to connect to the internet and download the update data. Please view the Nintendo 3DS Service User Agreement and Privacy Policy by selecting System Settings → Internet Settings → Other Information → User Agreement.

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