Users in the United Kingdom will be able to play their Nintendo 3DS anywhere—Pizza Hut, McDonalds, cafes—thanks to Nintendo UK and popular mobile network O2 teaming up. The partnership will allow for 3DS users to have access to 7,000 free hotspots in the country granted they have the most recent system update. The hotspots will go live in a few weeks and will also be available at the Bluewater and Twickenham shopping centers, certain London boroughs, and the O2 Arena.
“We’re always looking at ways to improve the user experience for Nintendo 3DS owners. This partnership with O2 means that gamers will now have access to all of the unique online features offered by Nintendo Zone in more locations than ever before.” Nintendo UK marketing and PR director Shelly Pearce said this of the team up.