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Yes, the Nintendo 3DS (as well as the 3DS XL and 2dS) has its own 3DS games that will not work for the Nintendo DS, Nintendo DS Lite, Nintendo DSi, and Nintendo DSi XL.

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Q: Does the 3ds take different games then the ds?
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Does the 3DS take different games than the DSi?

The 3DS has its own library of games, but can also play any games released on the DS or DSi.

How do you get games to 3ds?

You buy ds or 3ds games and then put them in your 3ds.

Does the dsi take the same games as the ds?

Yes, but the 3DS does not

Can a 3DS connect with a DS lite?

Yes, you can. The 3DS can link with the DS to play DS games but the DS cannot play 3DS games so linking for 3D games will not work.

Can you play normal ds games on ds3d?

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

Does the 3DS play separate games from the DS?

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

Can you download ds games from a 3DS?

No, you can't download retail DS games on the 3DS eStore.

Can a 3DS play ds games in 3D?

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

Can a american 3ds play european games?

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).

Are dsi and ds3d games compatible?

DS games can be played on the 3DS but 3DS games can't be played on the DS.

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

No the 3DS game cards are shaped slightly different then the Nintendo Ds. Of course if you could put the 3DS game cards in the Ds lite it would still not work because the features and intense graphics the nintendo 3DS requires for games can't be used on the Ds lite. Don't buy 3DS games for the Ds lite as it just won't work. You can consider buying a 3DS however as the 3DS is backwards compatible with all DS games.

Why can't 3DS games work on DS?

because the 3d games are only built for the 3ds but the ds games will work on the 3ds but they won't be in 3d

Do DS lite games fit in a 3DS XL?

Yes, regular DS games fit into a 3DS.

Does the 3ds only play 3ds games?

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

Are they making new Nintendo DS games?

They sure are! but after they are done making the current 3ds games, there will be done with 3ds games. but not DS games! DS games are staying!

Can Nintendo 3DS XL be played on DS lite?

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.

Can the Nintendo 3DS play Nintendo DS games in multiplayer?

Yes, it can. But DS cannot do 3ds download but 3ds can do DS download.

Are Nintendo 3ds games compatible with Nintendo ds?

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

Does the 3DS connect with the DS and DSi?

Yes. The 3DS can play DS multiplayer games with any DS.

Can you play DS games on the DS Lite?

Yes, and vise versa. But 3DS games can only be played on a 3DS.

Do you need 3D games for a 3DS?

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

What is the difference between 3ds and ds games?

3DS games will, for the most parts, have better graphics than DS games, and will be in 3D.

What games can you play on the 3DS?

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

What games can the Nintendo 3ds play?

3ds, dsi, ds

Can you play Nintendo 3DS games on a regular Nintendo DS?

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