Nintendo of America has announced today that it’s teaming up with US retail chain Best Buy to bring custom downloadable content to consumers Nintendo 3DS consoles. Those with Nintendo 3DS consoles can automatically connect to Best Buys Wireless Hotspots to receive exclusive 3DS offers as well as additional entertainment content such as gaming extras and movie trailers.
Nintendo and retail partner Best Buy are collaborating to give Nintendo 3DS owners customized, automatic wireless access at some 1,000 select Best Buy store locations nationwide beginning June 7
“Nintendo 3DS turns the page in portable gaming not just because of the stunning, glasses-free 3D visuals, but also in the way it keeps people connected to their friends, their games and their world,” said Nintendo of America President Reggie Fils-Aime. “Best Buy provides a firsthand look at the platform with experts to help people understand everything it offers.”
“We want our customers to fully tap into the potential of their Nintendo 3DS device, so we’re pleased to offer free access to special Wi-Fi and SpotPass content in-store,” said Chris Homeister, senior vice president of entertainment for Best Buy. “As a retail partner for SpotPass, this is another way that we’re delivering best-in-class gaming experiences at our stores across the country.”
– Nintendo of America press release