Can The Wii U play 3ds games?

-

The layout of the screens is pretty much the exact same. A touchpad on the controller and then a primary screen. Can the Wii U play games that were released on the 3ds exclusively?

1 Answer

SteveSickle89 -

No, it isn’t possible. It would have been really cool if it could though. This might have been something that prevented the Wii U from dying. Being able to play 3DS games on the big screen without having to use any altered controls is exactly what we want, but maybe there was a reason. The 3DS doesn’t exactly have the best visuals on the tiny 3DS screen. Imagine how bad these games might look on a big 55-inch screen!

Leave A Reply

PLATFORM INFORMATION

Nintendo 3DS System Image

Nintendo 3DS

After the success of the Nintendo DS, there was naturally going to be a successor. The 3DS is one of the most unique gaming experiences to date in that it offers 3D gaming, without the glasses! Compared to the DS, it has a bigger screen, more powerful hardware and a much more advanced operating system.  The 3DS did not enjoy the same level of success that its predecessor did, but…

QUESTIONS

How to Disable Spotify Song Change Notifications on PS5 While Gaming?
How do I turn off Spotify song change notifications on PS5 during gaming? They're distracting! View Answer
Do You need a 4k TV to use the PS5?
Do I need to get a new TV that supports 4k in order to use the PS5? View Answer
Does PSN use gamertags?
Does PlayStation network use the same kind of gamertag system that Xbox uses? View Answer
Is There a Quick Way To Take A Screenshot On Xbox One?
Is there a quick way or a button shortcut to take a screenshot on the Xbox One instead of using the xbox menu? View Answer
Stuck on black Xbox screen during setup
I am trying to perform a first time setup of my Xbox series X. I have started it up and I am stuck on a black screen with the Xbox logo. View Answer
What does the long port at the back of the Xbox Series X do?
What is the purpose of the long connection port at the back of the Xbox Series X? What can you connect into it? View Answer

RELATED QUESTIONS

Will the Platinum and Gold Wireless Headsets work with PS5?
Will the Platinum and Gold Wireless Headsets for the PS4 work with the PS5? View Answer
Will the Dualsense controller work with the PS4?
Is it possible to use the dualsense controller on the PS4 console instead of the PS5? View Answer
Can I use the Dualshock 4 with PS5 games?
Is it possible to use the dualshock 4 controller from the PS4 to play games released on the PS5? View Answer
Can you copy game saves for PS4 games to the PS5?
Is there a way to transfer game saves that are on the PS4 over to the PS5 so that you can play the games on this system instead? View Answer
Playing PS4 Disc Games on Digital Only PS5
How do you play disc versions of PS4 games on the PS5 digital-only version when there is no disc drive? View Answer
Are all PS4 games backward compatable with PS5?
Will every ps4 game work on the ps5 or is there only a small list of selected titles that are going to work? View Answer