Nintendo Will Stop Repairing Original 3DS and 3DS XL Consoles starting next month
The official statement from Nintendo is as follows:
The affected models and how to identify them are as follows
- Original Nintendo 3DS – Model No. CTR-001 – Serial numbers begin with “CW” or “CB”
- Original Nintendo 3DS XL – Model No. SPR-001 – Serial numbers begin with “SW” or “SB”
- New Nintendo 3DS – Model No. KTR-001 – Serial numbers begin with “YW”
Even if units are sent in before this deadline, Nintendo warned that they may not be able to proceed with the repairs if stocks of necessary parts no longer in stock.
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