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Software update: November 25th 2016

A software update is now available that makes several adjustments to enhance the overall experience. The software version after this update will be 1.5.

Update contents

  • Fixes an issue where an error when receiving gifts or campers via SpotPass (error code 004-6006). We have now determined that this was due to a bug in the update data. We offer our sincere apologies to any users affected by this.
    • To resolve this issue, please download the latest update for Animal Crossing: New Leaf - Welcome amiibo, then follow the instructions below:
      1. Launch the game, then select "SpotPass" on the title screen.
      2. Select "Opt-out".
      3. Select "SpotPass" again, followed by "Opt-in".

        We apologise once more for the inconvenience.
  • Introduces additional enhancements to improve the user’s experience and enjoyment


QR Code

You can download this software update by scanning this QR Code with your Nintendo 3DS system cameras. For instructions on how to scan a QR Code, please visit our Downloading Nintendo 3DS software updates section.

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Important: You will be able to continue using your saved game data.

The update data will be saved on the SD card inserted in your Nintendo 3DS system. If there is insufficient free space on the SD card, the update will not be applied successfully. You can check how much free space there is on your SD card by opening System Settings from the HOME Menu and selecting Data Management.

Please take care not to delete the update data, which can be viewed by opening System Settings → Data Management → Nintendo 3DS → Add-on Content.

If you didn’t accept the terms of the Nintendo 3DS Service User Agreement and Privacy Policy when you performed the initial setup of your Nintendo 3DS system, you will not be able to connect to the internet and download the update data. Please view the Nintendo 3DS Service User Agreement and Privacy Policy by selecting System Settings → Internet Settings → Other Information → User Agreement.