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Yes. The 3DS, 3DS XL and 2DS are backwards compatible and can play DS and DSi games. Unless they require the GBA slot, the 3DS is not compatible with Slot 2 attachments for the DS so games such as Guitar Hero will not work. The DS and DSi game will not be in 3D even if the 3D is turned on.
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