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Free 3DS NES games get multiplayer update

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Nintendo has revealed that the free NES games that are to be offered to early 3DS adopters will be updated to feature wireless multiplayer options.

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As announced last week, Nintendo are giving out classic games to those who register for Nintendo 3DS eShop before 12 August.

In a press release, Nintendo announced that some of these games would be updated versions of 10 NES originals including Super Mario Bros, Donkey Kong Jr, Balloon Fight, Ice Climber and The Legend of Zelda.

Now Nintendo has moved to clarify what these updated features will be.

"These will be 2D games. They are not 3D Classics," a Nintendo spokesperson told IGN. "When the NES games become available to the general public later this year, they will include additional features such as multiplayer simultaneous play. Ambassadors will then be able to download those updated version at no cost."

3DS ambassadors will also be able to download free GBA games which will be made available from 1 September.

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