Gorgeous 3DS Background Themes Revealed
Nintendo of Japan have revealed a selection of almost 50 customizable background themes for the 3DS. The themes vary across a range of well-known gaming icons, from Mario and Link to Animal Crossing and Monster Hunter.
The themes will be available via an upcoming firmware update to the 3DS, expected in October. The Japanese sets are listed below, and vary in price from 100 to 200 yen (about US$1 – US$1.80), with a few free ones thrown in for good measure.
Check out a couple of example themes below, or the full list further down, and let us know which ones you’d like to set as your background. You can also check them all out on Nintendo of Japan’s new website. The images are of the New 3DS, but the themes will be available across all current 3DS consoles too.
Here’s the full list of themes coming to Japan:
- Youkai Watch – 200 yen
- Monster Hunter 4G (#1) – 200 yen
- Monster Hunter 4G (#2) – 200 yen
- Luigi – 200 yen
- Yoshi – 200 yen
- Mario – 200 yen
- Peach – 200 yen
- Mario characters (woodgrain) – 200 yen
- Mario characters (felt print) – 200 yen
- Black x White stripes – 100 yen
- BlazBlue: Clone Phantasma – 100 yen
- Mario (NES) – 200 yen
- Hanafuda color – 200 yen
- Black x White dots – 100 yen
- Gold x White dots – 100 yen
- Animal Crossing (office) – 200 yen
- Animal Crossing (village board) – 200 yen
- Animal Crossing (Nooking Junction) – 200 yen
- Animal Crossing (Able Sisters Mabel) – 200 yen
- Animal Crossing (Able Sisters Able) – 200 yen
- Black x White checkered flag – 100 yen
- Escape Adventure: The Black Fog of Demise – 100 yen
- Zelda: A Link Between Worlds – 200 yen
- Pink x White stripe – 100 yen
- Gold x Black stars – 100 yen
- Yellow x Purple stars – 100 yen
- Simple clear color set Vol.1 – free
- Simple color set Vol.1 – free
- Rosalina round and round – 200 yen
- Mario round and round – 200 yen
- Peach round and round – 200 yen
- Bowser round and round – 200 yen
- Aqua blue squares – 100 yen
- Mario mushrooms – 200 yen
- Okiraku series – 100 yen
- Blue x Yellow large dots – 100 yen
- Pink x green large dots – 100 yen
- 10 different Azure Striker Gunvolt themes – ranges between 100 and 150 yen
September 29, 2014
Do we really have to pay for them? Jesus, man.
I get that money went into this “project” but to pay for a background is just pathetic.
Come on, Nintendo, I can change my phone’s background for free, so are PS3 themes.
Nintendo is composed of geniuses, but sometimes… they just do things…
October 1, 2014
don’t complain, they’re dirt cheap anyway. but I still hope they’ll give us a way to create our own themes and apply them for free. but if they don’t, that’s not such a big deal. there are PS3 themes for sale on the PSN too btw.