Nintendo Network

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The Nintendo Network is Nintendo's online service which provides online functionality for the Nintendo 3DS and Wii U systems and their compatible games.wikipedia
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Nintendo Direct

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Miiverse was announced on June 3, 2012 during a pre-E3 2012 Nintendo Direct event; the service initially launched on the Wii U on November 18, 2012 and was later made available for the Nintendo 3DS on December 9, 2013.

YouTube

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Episodes are released monthly on the Nintendo eShop, Nintendo Channel and YouTube where users can watch all the latest news, reviews and previews of Wii, Wii U, Nintendo DS, Nintendo 3DS and Virtual Console games.
An app is also available for Wii U and Nintendo 3DS, and videos can be viewed on the Wii U Internet Browser using HTML5.

Nintendo 3DS system software

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The Nintendo 3DS uses the HOME Menu and Nintendo eShop to access and purchase Virtual Console titles, respectively.
Using the Home button, users can suspend the current software that is running and bring up the Home Menu, allowing the user to launch certain multitasking applications, such as the Internet Browser and Miiverse.

Wii U system software

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Wii U Chat was deployed in the Wii U's launch day firmware update.
The WaraWara Plaza is displayed on the TV screen, while the Wii U GamePad screen displays the application icons available for launch; the two screens' display roles can be swapped with the press of a button.

Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection

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Announced on January 26, 2012 at an investors' conference, it is Nintendo's second online service after Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection.
On January 26, 2012, it was announced by Nintendo during an investors' meeting that the Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection service will be succeeded by and absorbed into Nintendo Network.

Nintendo 3DS

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Episodes are released monthly on the Nintendo eShop, Nintendo Channel and YouTube where users can watch all the latest news, reviews and previews of Wii, Wii U, Nintendo DS, Nintendo 3DS and Virtual Console games. The Nintendo Network is Nintendo's online service which provides online functionality for the Nintendo 3DS and Wii U systems and their compatible games. A user was able to suspend any game (except for Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS on a regular Nintendo 3DS) to access Miiverse functions via the Home menu, and then return to the game at the point it was left. Miiverse was a social network for Wii U and Nintendo 3DS, created by Nintendo System Development and Hatena, and powered by the Nintendo Network.
The handheld offers new features such as the StreetPass and SpotPass tag modes, powered by Nintendo Network; augmented reality, using its 3D cameras; and Virtual Console, which allows owners to download and play games originally released on older video game systems.

Wii U

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Episodes are released monthly on the Nintendo eShop, Nintendo Channel and YouTube where users can watch all the latest news, reviews and previews of Wii, Wii U, Nintendo DS, Nintendo 3DS and Virtual Console games. The Nintendo Network is Nintendo's online service which provides online functionality for the Nintendo 3DS and Wii U systems and their compatible games. Miiverse was a social network for Wii U and Nintendo 3DS, created by Nintendo System Development and Hatena, and powered by the Nintendo Network.
Online functionality centers around the Nintendo Network platform and Miiverse, an integrated social networking service which allows users to share content in game-specific communities.

Nintendogs + Cats

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Most games that were released with Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection support prior to the launch of the Nintendo Network were later rebranded as Nintendo Network compatible games, including Nintendo 3DS launch titles such as Nintendogs + Cats.
The game is one of the first online-enabled titles that uses the Nintendo Network, and is the first Nintendo-published title to do so, although the Nintendo Network brand itself was not revealed until early 2012.

Swapnote

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On the Nintendo 3DS, the Swapnote (Nintendo Letter Box) application allowed users to send handwritten notes, pictures, and sound to one another through the Nintendo Network, powered by the SpotPass delivery service.
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Mario Kart 8

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Other games, such as Super Mario 3D World and Mario Kart 8, offered pre-made stamps that would be used in handwritten posts, though they would only be used in their respective communities.
The game features single-player and multiplayer gamemodes, including online via the Nintendo Network.

Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS and Wii U

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A user was able to suspend any game (except for Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS on a regular Nintendo 3DS) to access Miiverse functions via the Home menu, and then return to the game at the point it was left.
An update on April 15, 2015 added content-sharing features, with a Miiverse stage added for free on June 14, 2015.

Super Mario 3D World

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Other games, such as Super Mario 3D World and Mario Kart 8, offered pre-made stamps that would be used in handwritten posts, though they would only be used in their respective communities.
Each level contains three hidden collectable Green Stars which are required to access certain levels, and each main level contains a hidden Stamp which can be used in handwritten posts to Miiverse within the game's community.

Sonic Lost World

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Certain games, such as Sonic Lost World, allowed players to share in-game items with other players via Miiverse.
The game also supports Miiverse and Off-TV Play functionality.

Nintendo Switch

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Nintendo Switch would only use the subscription-based Nintendo Switch Online service instead of using Nintendo Network as its online platform.
A Nintendo Account can be created with an account from a third-party social networking service or an existing Nintendo Network ID from a 3DS or Wii U. Nintendo does not plan to offer first-party social networking services on Switch, such as Miiverse or StreetPass, the latter owing to Nintendo's promotion of Switch as primarily being a home console.

Nintendo

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The Nintendo Network is Nintendo's online service which provides online functionality for the Nintendo 3DS and Wii U systems and their compatible games.
The console has various online services powered by Nintendo Network, including: the Nintendo eShop for online distribution of software and content; and Miiverse, a social network which can be variously integrated with games and applications.

Mario Kart 7

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Alternatively, supported games can allow users to play on the Internet without having to enter any friend codes, this feature is called online communities, and it debuted in Mario Kart 7.
The player can play online via Nintendo Network, participating in races or battles with up to seven other players.

Mii

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Since the service was connected to the Nintendo Network ID, each user had their own personal information stored on Nintendo TVii, such as their preferences, Mii and social network accounts.
On the 3DS and Wii U, user accounts are associated with a Mii as their avatar, and used as the basis of the systems' social networking features, most prominently the now-defunct Miiverse.

I.TV

Nintendo TVii was made by Nintendo in partnership with i.TV.
i.TV is also behind the popular namesake app for iOS and Android, and is co-creator of Nintendo TVii for the Nintendo Wii U video game console.

My Nintendo

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It was discontinued in North America on June 30, 2015, and by September 30, 2015 in all other regions, and replaced with another loyalty program called My Nintendo.
Gold Points are earned by purchasing software digitally via the Nintendo eShop while Platinum Points are earned by performing actions such as linking with social media or signing into the Nintendo eShop or (formerly) Miiverse weekly.

New Super Mario Bros. 2

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The first of these titles was New Super Mario Bros. 2 for the Nintendo 3DS, which launched on the Nintendo eShop alongside its retail release in August 2012.
If the player has SpotPass enabled in the game, this total can be uploaded to Nintendo Network and the player will be updated with the grand total of all coins collected by all players worldwide.

Virtual Console

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Episodes are released monthly on the Nintendo eShop, Nintendo Channel and YouTube where users can watch all the latest news, reviews and previews of Wii, Wii U, Nintendo DS, Nintendo 3DS and Virtual Console games. The eShop allows users on the Nintendo 3DS and the Wii U to access and purchase exclusive digital games, Virtual Console games, and certain retail games.
Wii U Virtual Console titles include the option to use Off-TV Play on the Wii U GamePad and Miiverse integration.

Nintendo eShop

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These system updates gave the ability to patch downloadable titles, as well as retail games, through both the Nintendo eShop and HOME Menu.
The Nintendo eShop is a digital distribution service powered by the Nintendo Network for the Nintendo 3DS family, Wii U, and by a dedicated online infrastructure for the Nintendo Switch.

Wii U GamePad

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All Virtual Console game bought on the Nintendo eShop can be played on the GamePad through Off-TV Play.
In a special presentation preceding E3 2012, Nintendo unveiled more details about the GamePad; including its ability to be used as a remote control for a television with the Nintendo TVii app, and the ability to send handwritten messages and other content.

Nintendo System Development

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Miiverse was a social network for Wii U and Nintendo 3DS, created by Nintendo System Development and Hatena, and powered by the Nintendo Network.
SDD was composed of two development departments with different duties: the Network Development & Operations Department, which handled Nintendo Network service programming, in cooperation with Nintendo Network Service Database, and the Environment Development Department, which developed Software Development Kits (SDKs), among other technologies.