Nintendo allows 3DS owners to easily share information with other players using StreetPass. That’s one of the reasons why 3DS owners carry their handheld console with them, but the problem is that it has a 10-player cap ever since it was released. Nintendo took their time to increase the limit but it’s finally listening to fans and increasing the 3DS StreetPass limit to 100. Better late than never.
The company announced “Quick Plaza” at Nintendo Direct. It will make the process easier for users as well as increase the number of potential encounters up to 100. Fans have wanted this for some time.
Quick Plaza operates a bit faster and has also been streamed. Mii characters will only give name and location now, foregoing details like the last game played and personal greeting. Nintendo has also made it easier to launch StreetPass games. The icons have been moved to the bottom of the screen, out of the separate menu where they were before.
Just be aware that Nintendo is going to charge 3DS owners for this privilege. It doesn’t appear to have any other features than the ability to store 100 Miis though.
Aside from that, five new StreetPass games have been announced. Nintendo has said that they are all “bite size” so console owners don’t have to worry about running out of space on their device.