National StreetPass Holiday Begins Today

As you’re out and about this holiday season, don’t forget to take your Nintendo 3DS with you! As you pass Nintendo Zones you can add more Miis to your Plaza and specific games will give you some extra perks.


A very special guest is visiting Nintendo Zone for the holidays!

A Mii of Mr. Miyamoto, the legendary creator of Mario™, Zelda™, Donkey Kong™, and countless other classic Nintendo characters, will be available when you stop by a Nintendo Zone location between 12/19 and 1/15.

There are lots of other fun activities available when you visit a local Nintendo Zone location with your Nintendo 3DS™.

Super Mario Maker™ for Nintendo 3DS

You can use the StreetPass™ feature to share your favorite course with others—and get theirs in return.

Animal Crossing™: New Leaf – Welcome amiibo

A unique Barbeque bed is available until 12/31/2016. Two exotic Japanese New year’s decorations are also available through January 2017. Pick up the item by visiting the Post Office.

Disney Magical World 2

Free in-game festive hats and outfits will be made available on 12/22 and on 1/5 via QR Codes on the official site []. Show off Disney-themed costumes in your Profile Card, and check out other players’ Guest Cards to see what kinds of outfits they’re wearing. You might even spot some StreetPass guests walking around your town of Castleton!


Collect StreetPass tags and connect with other players in the YO-KAI WATCH games for a chance to discover new Yo-kai when you stop by a Nintendo Zone location.

Monster Hunter Generations

Exchange your personalized Guild Card, your favorite Palicoes, or Special Permits that allow you to take on challenging Deviant Monsters.

You can also get ready for some Hyper Monster fighting this holiday season with another pack of Free DLC! The December batch features Felyne outfits based on Blanka and Chun-Li from the Street Fighter series as well as special gear designed by Tetsuya Nomura, from Square-Enix!. For more details, check out this article!

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For more information on the Nintendo 3DS system’s StreetPass feature, visit


[Source: Nintendo]

Craig Majaski

Craig has been covering the video game industry since 1995. His work has been published across a wide spectrum of media sites. He's currently the Editor-In-Chief of Nintendo Times and contributes to Gaming Age.

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