Nintendo of America will launch its slick eShop with very little new content for the Nintendo 3DS, leaning heavily on vintage Game Boy titles and games previously made available for Nintendo DSi, has learned.

The downloadable games shop for the company’s 3D handheld will become available after a June 6 3DS system update. While it will function significantly better than Nintendo’s previous digital shopping efforts for its Wii and DSi consoles, the eShop will launch with just five new pieces of software: Three vintage 1989 games from the black-and-white Game Boy library, a 3D enhanced version of the classic 8-bit game Excitebike, and an interactive Pokémon strategy guide.

More than 350 titles from the library of games previously made available for the Nintendo DSi will also be available at launch, and the 3DS Internet browser will be included in the same system update.

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