Software update: May 27th 2015

An updated version of the software is now available that makes several adjustments to enhance the overall experience. The software version after this update will be 1.2.0.

With the new Super Catch Power feature, Pokémon become easier to catch than before. When you get a chance to catch an enemy Pokémon at the end of a stage, the Super Catch Power feature may be triggered. When it is, your ability to catch that Pokémon gets a huge boost.

Update contents

  • Introduces Super Catch Power feature
  • Changes to how Hearts accumulate
  • Combo numbers shown for longer
  • Introduces additional enhancements to improve the user’s experience and enjoyment

If you do not download this updated version, you will be unable to use any features which connect to the network, such as purchasing Jewels or accessing special stages. While we apologise for the inconvenience that this may cause our fans, we ask that you do download the updated version of the software as soon as possible.

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QR Code

How to Download the Updated Version

Scan the QR Code pattern using a Nintendo 3DS system while connected to the internet.

How to Scan the QR Code

  1. From the HOME Menu, hold down the L and R Buttons to start the camera application.
  2. Touch the icon on the left side of the lower screen.
  3. Using the camera, scan the appropriate QR Code to open Nintendo eShop in order to download the update data.

For detailed information on how to connect to the internet, click here.

In some cases, you may first need to update the Nintendo 3DS system itself. To do so, please follow the on-screen instructions.

QR Code is a registered trademark of DENSO WAVE INCORPORATED.

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.