Nintendo has made several new announcements, including a forthcoming firmware update along with several other games that will be hitting the stores soon this year. All games will be released for the company’s 3DS console. The announcement regarding the upcoming software update, patches and games was announced by Nintendo in its Nintendo Direct video briefing that aired directly from Japan.
As a part of the firmware update, new folders will be added to the system’s main screen. Each of the added folders will be able to hold nearly 60 items and all the names can be customized by users. Moreover, the update will also come in support of software patches. Amongst these software packages will be one that will repair the shortcut glitches that were reported by some people in the Mario Kart 7 game.
The company also showed some of its upcoming games. One of the games that will make its debut in stores is the new edition of Animal Crossing series. The game will be launched in this fall in Japan and will be called Tobidase Doubutsu no Mori. Todibase means the same as “jump out”, which references the 3D graphics of the game along with its wireless functionality.
Along with the software update, patches and the new edition of Animal Crossing, Nintendo saved the best announcement for the last. The company announced that the New Super Mario Bros 2, a 2D side scroller will be making its way to the gaming console, Nintendo 3DS by August this year, which is just three months from now. The chief executive officer of the company, Satoru Iwata said that with the game being finalized to be called New Super Mario Bros 2, a 2D side scroller, Nintendo is aiming to reach the new 2D Mario standard.