A pretty big 3DS update – version 9.6.0-24 – has arrived, adding the obligatory ‘improvements to system stability and usability’ alongside the following features:
Changes to HOME Menu:
- A Home Menu Layout setting has been added to HOME Menu Settings. Users can save and load up to 8 layouts of the HOME Menu with different theme and software icon arrangements
Changes to Theme Shop:
- Additional categories have been added under “View More” for easier navigation of the Theme Shop
For all 3DS systems except the New 3DS and New 3DS XL:
- amiibo Settings has been added to HOME Menu Settings. amiibo Settings allows users to register an amiibo owner and nickname, delete data written to an amiibo by supported software, or reset an amiibo.
- A peripheral device will be necessary for NFC on older 3DS systems for amiibo settings, and will be launched in 2015.