hot  /  reviews  /  video  /  blogs  /  forum

Nintendo and Best Buy to offer 3DS wireless content

May 17 // Conrad Zimmerman    @ConradZimmerman

Nintendo and Best Buy are teaming up in a promotion to bring exclusive content to Nintendo 3DS owners. Starting on June 7th, a thousand Best Buy locations across the United States will begin offering free wireless services which will include SpotPass access, movie trailers and other downloads.

In the press release, the representatives of both companies make specific reference to this being an educational opportunity for new 3DS owners. This is an important thing. Nintendo partnering with a massive retail chain is a great way to raise awareness about the wireless functions of the 3DS.

Take StreetPass, for example. Were you aware that I have stood outside of schools as they let out for the day like some kind of pedo trying to get some goddamn data? Yeah, it wasn't humiliating at all. I've also waded through stadium audiences and yet the only bit of data I've received is from the one time Jordan remembered to bring his 3DS over to my apartment. I'm convinced that people don't know how to turn it on (or why they should) and I pray to God that Best Buy can teach them. My Mii is getting really pissed off about being in that dungeon.


 BLOG A RESPONSE



Conrad Zimmerman // Moustache
 Follow Blog + disclosure ConradZimmerman Tips
An avid player of tabletop and video games throughout his life, Conrad has a passion for unique design mechanics and is a nut for gaming history. He can be heard on the comedy podcast () and str... full profile | More staff profiles

Get more destructoid:   We're indie-run, blogging for the love of it, and our site will always be free. Optionally, you can support us and get: (1) Faster pages from our cloud server (3) Wide(r)screen (3) No big ads on Dtoid, Japanator, Tomopop, or Flixist (4) Auto contest entries, and (5) Dibs on betas & downloads. Try it out

Get comment replies by email.     settings



Unsavory comments? Please report harassment, spam, and hate speech to our comment moderators

Can't see comments? Anti-virus apps like Avast or some browser extensions can cause this. Easy fix: Add   [*].disqus.com   to your security software's whitelist.

advertisement:

870 PEOPLE ARE READING:



Back to Top