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Answered 2016-03-10 09:10:57

Yes, a Nintendo 3DS is required to play Nintendo 3ds titles. The cartridges themselves will not fit into a DS, DS Lite, DSi, or DSi XL because of a small tab jutting out from the side of each game cartridge.


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No, the 3DS is backwards compatible and can play DS games as well as 3DS games.

The only consoles that can play 3DS games are the '3DS family' which at the moment is the 3DS, the 3DS XL and the 2DS. The games are not compatible with older systems such as the DSi.

Yes, the Nintendo 3ds has is on cards, but how ever the Nintendo 3ds is able to play normal DS games

if you want to play 3ds games on the nintendo 3DS, yeah, you need to buy the 3ds games. if you want to play ds games on the nintendo 3ds, just buy a flashcart instead, there are many flash cards that let you play ds games on the nintendo 3ds, i recommend you buy r4i gold 3ds from or dstwo card, do not buy other clone cards.

Yes, the 3DS XL can play Nintendo 3DS games

Yes, the Nintendo 3DS can play DS games as well as 3DS games in 2D

It can play European DS games, but not European 3DS games. 3DS games are region locked, but you can still play regular DS games on any 3DS console (tested with European 3DS and US DS games).

No, the Nintendo 3DS plays 3DS games, DS games, DSi games, and DSiWare games.

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.

No. The Nintendo 3DS has it's own selection of 3DS games but it can still play Nintendo DS and DSi games. Also, the Nintendo eShop has a Virtual Console which allows you to play games from the NES, N64 and GameBoy.

No, 3DS games are region locked.

Yes, the 3DS can play 3DS games that cannot be played on the DS or DSi

The 3DS can play the DSI and regular ds games and Yes Of course the 3DS can Play the 3d games but other nintendos can not play the 3D games.

A 3DS can play DS and DSi games, but not in 3D.

Yes, you can play DS games on 3DS, but you can't play 3DS games on DS.

You play 3DS games on a 3DS, not on a computer.

Yes, the 2DS can play 3DS games as well as DS and DSi games.

No, only a 3DS can play 3DS games.

No, dsi games work in a 3ds, wont appear 3d though, but the dsi does not have the ability to play 3ds games.

depends on what you're saying: you have a choice to play 3ds games in 2D or 3D. or if you mean "3ds games" then no, you can also play ds games, just not in 3D.

No it's a Nintendo and you play Nintendo 3DS or DS games on it

No the DSi cannot play 3DS games

On the Nintendo DS you can play any game without region lock so that means you can play a japanese DS game on an american DS but on the DSi and on the 3DS there is a region lock which means you can only play games that compatible with your DSi/3DS region. NTSC (=american) DSi/3DS can only play NTSC games, PAL (=european) DSi/3DS can only play PAL games and NTSC-J (=japanese) DSi/3DS can only play NTSC-J games.

You can play 3DS, DSi or DS games. (Note: DS and DSi games do not display 3D visuals.

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