Nintendo Dishes on November 3DS Update

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Next month, Nintendo will be releasing a big update for the 3DS. Today, the Kyoto-based game maker discussed what is in store.

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With the update, it will become possible to transfer batches of data from one 3DS to another.

The Nintendo 3DS will also be getting a 3D camera, something that has already been mentioned. It will be possible to shoot up to ten minutes of 3D footage with the camera.

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What's more, the 3DS is getting stop-motion photography, making it possible for 3DS owners to make their own stop-motion masterpieces. This is a very cool addition, indeed.

StreetPass is also getting an update that includes a map for those Miis you meet via StreetPass. "Find Mii", the Mii mini-game, is getting a sequel, too.

(Top photo: Kotaku Japan)

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How exactly does the map work? The 3DS doesn't have any GPS capabilities. And they only location data entered for a Mii is their country of origin. So essentially, 90% of the Miis in my StreetPass hub will be from Scotland. Won't make for a very interesting tool...