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3DS games cannot be played on a DS lite. You need a console from the 3DS family - 3DS, 3DS XL, 2DS, New 3DS, New 3DS XL.

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โˆ™ 2015-02-16 23:12:40

No, the Nintendo DS Lite cannot play Nintendo 3DS games.

However, the Nintendo 3DS XL and Nintendo DS lite can connect together to play DS games, but not 3DS games.

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Yes the 3DS and DS lite are the same size

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Does the 3ds take different games then the ds?

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When was Nintendo DS released?

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Can you play Nintendo 3ds games on Nintendo ds lite?

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