The latest system update for the 3DS is now available in Europe and North America.

System update 7.2.0-17 introduces new parental features allowing greater control through the registration of an email address to which a master key can be sent. Here’s the full patch notes:

Version 7.2.0-17 available via wireless Internet connection includes the following improvements:

Added new Parental Control features:

Parents can now register an e-mail address within Parental Controls Parents that have registered an e-mail can send themselves instructions on unlocking Parental Controls if they have forgotten their Parental Controls PIN Improved system stability and usability:

Further improvements to overall system stability and other minor adjustments have been made to enhance the user experience.