After eight years, the 3DS is on life-support. First-party releases for the system have seemingly dried up and through Nintendo’s newest monetary briefing, there was no point out of future video games help for the system.
If it wasn’t already evident Nintendo is able to transfer on, Kotaku reached out to the corporate after the briefing and acquired the next response:
“We’ve nothing new to announce relating to first-party software program for the Nintendo 3DS household of methods. We are able to verify that new software program is coming from third-party publishers.”
So, if the 3DS has lastly been dropped by Nintendo, all that’s left to stay up for now are third-party releases comparable to Persona Q2: New Cinema Labyrinth. On the finish of final month, Restricted Run additionally revealed it might be releasing a bodily 3DS recreation within the close to future.
Regardless of the system’s age, 3DS recreation gross sales are nonetheless going robust. For instance, simply yesterday, we came upon Mario Kart 7 is promoting like hotcakes – with the sport shifting 1.21 million items throughout the globe over the previous monetary 12 months. Admittedly, the very fact it’s bundled with 2DS line has in all probability helped.
Is that this the top for the 3DS? Has Nintendo lastly moved on? Depart your ideas within the feedback.