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Best 3DS games to play online before servers shut in April 2024

Don't miss these unique Nintendo 3DS online multiplayer experiences before the servers get shut down

The Nintendo 3DS is one of the best-selling handhelds of all time, in my humble opinion, has one of the best game libraries of any Nintendo console. Honestly, just take a look through the library – very few misses, plenty of blockbuster hits, both from Nintendo’s own studios, and a huge range of third-party publishers.

Nintendo has confirmed that online servers for the entire range of Nintendo 3DS games will be shutting off in April 2024, which will come as a massive disappointment to those 3DS faithful players out there.

If you have a large 3DS game library, or you’re happy to pick up a few physical copies, then make sure to enjoy the online multiplayer games and modes you have available while you can. In this list we’re going through ten of the best Nintendo 3DS games to play online, some with unique experiences you may never be able to have again.