New 3DS system update now available, improves background download functionality

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Nintendo has announced that a new 3DS system update is now available to download worldwide. The update upgrades the handheld’s firmware to version 5.0.0-11U and improves system stability and usability according to the official patch notes.

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Other improvements introduced in the update include the following two items related to background downloads:

  • Users no longer need to close the Nintendo eShop application to ensure the “Download Later” feature works while the Nintendo 3DS is in Sleep Mode

  • Other improvements to usability have been made, including the ability to download software update data in the background

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