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How long are Friend Codes on the 3DS?

Nintendo has revealed how many digits will be required for Friend Codes.

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Nitrowolf22453d ago

Although it's shorter than the Wii Codes, Let us make our own god dam user names. I understand why they won't since their hardware is all about the kids or younger age people, they wouldn't want people with inappropriate names.
But still

I_find_it_funny2453d ago (Edited 2453d ago )

there should be no numbers in the first place, NGP is so much better

DenyTheFacts2453d ago

STFU I'm tired of this site.. It's crawling with lame PS fanboys that want to shove their Sony bullshit down our throats

Viper72453d ago

But he's right, whole friend codes system is plain retarded. You don't need to be fanboy to realize that.

Oxymoron0282453d ago (Edited 2453d ago )

DenyTheFacts, your name suits you.

A friend code system for online is just a terrible idea, I mean they've improved it so that it no longer changes per game but it's still a shoddy idea. It should be account based with features being tied to those accounts.

One thing I'm wondering about is how will the DS store's purchases transfer to the 3DS?

blumatt2453d ago

Yeah there's no reason why they could't have created some sort of user-friendly friend system like PSN and XBL where you have an actual name. They better at least have actual names on the Wii 2.

wwm0nkey2453d ago

You do get to make your own names. The name and Mii you make will pop up on your friends friends list. You wont be seeing 123-456-789 is playing Ocarina of Time.

blumatt2453d ago

Oh ok. I didn't realize that. It still should be like the other systems where you just send a request to add a friend with their gamer tag and you don't have to fool with some cumbersome number system.

FlyWestbrook2453d ago

Better but too long still.

PeptoBismol2453d ago (Edited 2453d ago )

12 digits?

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fail

StbI9902453d ago

Wtf, how long was the last one?

Anyway, won't be using that crappy system anyway, give me my fcking zelda already.

FrankMcSpank2453d ago

16,
I felt like I was making a creditcard purchase everytime I played online. So it's only using one friend code or is there separate codes for each game still?

nikola9872453d ago (Edited 2453d ago )

only one code

SpLinT2453d ago

lmao . they should just cancel this damn thing to save themselves the embarrassment. Friend codes? seriously?

PlayerX2453d ago

You'd like that wouldn't you.

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