I heard a rumor that you can use your 3DS as a Gamepad in the future?

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User Info: X2SB

X2SB
4 years ago#1
I heard it from some random person I was having passive conversation to. Never heard of it before or since. Has anyone else heard of this?
Switch JRPGs with Shooters, and I'm sure that's what they're saying about us.

User Info: Nikra

Nikra
4 years ago#2
I haven't. But why would you use a small screen over the Wii U gamepad???

User Info: X2SB

X2SB
4 years ago#3
Nikra posted...
I haven't. But why would you use a small screen over the Wii U gamepad???


I guess if it breaks? Or you already have a 3DS and want a Wii-u so you save money by not buying the pad?
Switch JRPGs with Shooters, and I'm sure that's what they're saying about us.

User Info: NintendoGamer83

NintendoGamer83
4 years ago#4
Nintendo said before launch they intended 3DS to be used as a controller.
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User Info: Iceyflame

Iceyflame
4 years ago#5
That would be good for second player

User Info: DiscostewSM

DiscostewSM
4 years ago#6
I assume you mean this rumor...

http://www.nintendolife.com/news/2013/01/rumour_3ds_cartridge_could_allow_handheld_to_function_as_wii_u_controller
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User Info: Paddle008

Paddle008
4 years ago#7
The GamePad comes with the Wii U.

User Info: Nikra

Nikra
4 years ago#8
X2SB posted...
Nikra posted...
I haven't. But why would you use a small screen over the Wii U gamepad???


I guess if it breaks? Or you already have a 3DS and want a Wii-u so you save money by not buying the pad?


I'll bet you that you will never be able to buy a Wii U where the Gamepad is optional.

User Info: Paladinrja

Paladinrja
4 years ago#9
X2SB posted...
I heard it from some random person I was having passive conversation to. Never heard of it before or since. Has anyone else heard of this?


Why would you want to?
Only 3DS functionality I know of is hitching it to your U for the eshop, no point you can just tether to you wi-fi & its done.

User Info: X2SB

X2SB
4 years ago#10
Paddle008 posted...
The GamePad comes with the Wii U.


Nikra posted...
X2SB posted...
Nikra posted...
I haven't. But why would you use a small screen over the Wii U gamepad???


I guess if it breaks? Or you already have a 3DS and want a Wii-u so you save money by not buying the pad?


I'll bet you that you will never be able to buy a Wii U where the Gamepad is optional.


craigslist? Some friend who doesn't want it anymore? Gamefaqs? Gamestop's refurbished ones?
Switch JRPGs with Shooters, and I'm sure that's what they're saying about us.
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