Are downloadable titled linked to the console or to an account?

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User Info: AnonymousFriend

AnonymousFriend
5 years ago#1
Does it work more like a PlayStation/Xbox or more like a Wii?
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User Info: Tachikoma911

Tachikoma911
5 years ago#2
I was wondering the same thing when I asked myself "What happens if my 3DS takes a dump? Will I still be able to get the games I bought on a new system?"
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User Info: xLexLuth0rx

xLexLuth0rx
5 years ago#3
I just setup my eStore account and it linked to my Club Nintendo account. Had to put in my username and password.
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User Info: hydradragon

hydradragon
5 years ago#4
It's linked to your SD card.
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User Info: SakaniProd

SakaniProd
5 years ago#5
If I'm right I think it's the system. You can say it's the SD card but it's just stored there. I don't think you can take the SD card out and put it in another 3DS and play what was on there. That's why there's a system transfer.
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User Info: xLexLuth0rx

xLexLuth0rx
5 years ago#6
hydra_dragon posted...
It's linked to your SD card.

Would that imply that if something goes wrong with my system, I can swap it out and as long as I have the SD card, I'm good to have access to all my purchases?
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User Info: Demon_Hunter94

Demon_Hunter94
5 years ago#7
It is tied to the console. If it breaks you will have to send it in to Nintendo to get all your games back.
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User Info: hydradragon

hydradragon
5 years ago#8
Demon_Hunter94 posted...
It is tied to the console. If it breaks you will have to send it in to Nintendo to get all your games back.

I would assume it checks if the SD card matches up. So what if you formatted your system, removed the SD card, deleted the Nintendo thing, but kept your games on it, or do the games also have a code that checks your 3DS?
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User Info: fire2box

fire2box
5 years ago#9
It is tied directly to the console itself not a SD card nor a account. Pretty much it's exactly the same as a Wii.

User Info: AnonymousFriend

AnonymousFriend
5 years ago#10
What about this:
xLexLuth0rx posted...
I just setup my eStore account and it linked to my Club Nintendo account. Had to put in my username and password.

If my console does break to the point where I doubt Nintendo could repair it, it may end up being cheaper to just buy a replacement than to send it to them.
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