In one case, dubbed the "back screen of death" users reported instances where their 3DS screens grew black shortly before their consoles became unresponsive. Other owners documented errors involving a screen instructing them to restart their systems.
Nintendo has taken notice of the issues, and offered 3DS users a fix for the error. "If anyone is experiencing any problems with their Nintendo 3DS console, we recommend that in the first instance they download and install the latest system update, now available online," the company said in a statement.
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