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3DS and eshop purchases, tied to system or profile?

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2 years ago#1
im buying a used 3ds off craigslist and besides the 10 retail games, its supposed to come with 4 eshop games

how do those work though?

he wants to wipe out the system so i dont have his swapnote data and friends, etc etc... but will the eshop purchases be gone or once i go to the store will they still show as something i can download over again?
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PSN ID: Valkyr83
Currently Playing: Red Dead Redemption, Heavy Rain, Uncharted
2 years ago#2
they are tied to the console if he re formats they will be gone
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2 years ago#3
He can delete every friend card on his friend list manually and also delete all his swapnotes. It may take a little time but it won't remove all the games that were d/l'd.
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2 years ago#4
There's no such thing as a profile when it comes to Nintendo.
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2 years ago#5
When it comes to anything account or Internet related, ask yourself the following question: "What's the dumbest, most idiotic possible way this could be handled?"

The answer is 9 times out of 10 what Nintendo went with.
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2 years ago#6
CapnStanky posted...
When it comes to anything account or Internet related, ask yourself the following question: "What's the dumbest, most idiotic possible way this could be handled?"

The answer is 9 times out of 10 what Nintendo went with.


I can think of worse.
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2 years ago#7
CapnStanky posted...
When it comes to anything account or Internet related, ask yourself the following question: "What's the dumbest, most idiotic possible way this could be handled?"

The answer is 9 times out of 10 what Nintendo went with.


I would have to agree...
2 years ago#8
Baha05 posted...
CapnStanky posted...
When it comes to anything account or Internet related, ask yourself the following question: "What's the dumbest, most idiotic possible way this could be handled?"

The answer is 9 times out of 10 what Nintendo went with.


I can think of worse.


Such as?
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2 years ago#9
If that's true (no profile) he could format then redownload games?
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PSN ID: Valkyr83
Currently Playing: Red Dead Redemption, Heavy Rain, Uncharted
2 years ago#10
Baha05 posted...
CapnStanky posted...
When it comes to anything account or Internet related, ask yourself the following question: "What's the dumbest, most idiotic possible way this could be handled?"

The answer is 9 times out of 10 what Nintendo went with.


I can think of worse.


oh wait, no i can't.
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