The lights are on
One of the advantages of living in Japan, as opposed to the United States, is you get to play New Super Mario Bros. 2 first, unless you were trying to download the full game.
Yesterday was the first day of full game downloads in Japan and it coincided with the release of New Super Mario Bros. 2. Online issues for new features are fairly routine, but it doesn't make them any less annoying. According to Nintendo, the problems have already been cleared up, but it does make you wary if you were planning on downloading New Super Mario Bros. 2 on release. You may want to spring for the retail copy, just to avoid possible disappointment.
New Super Mario Bros. 2 releases on August 19, alongside the 3DS XL.
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I will always prefer a retail copy. I like the idea of owning an actual product.
I live in Japan, and got New Super Mario Bros. 2 and a 3DS LL (XL in the States...) I didn't try to download it though... I like having the cartridge for some (possibly nostalgic) reason...
They fixed it fast enough. If it runs perfectly when it comes here then that's fantastic. If it has a hiccup that sets people back a day then that isn't that bad.
And that's why I go retail. Problem solved though, so issues should hopefully be ironed out for the release everywhere else.
This picture is hilarious!!! I'm not really sure why Nintendo needed to go to downloadable games anyway, but ok
It happens just like the constant babbling about lag on online games.
What were the problems?
I always stuck to the hard copies anyways :/