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Mario & Luigi: Bowser’s Inside Story + Bowser Jr’s Journey Software Update: 20th March 2019

Applies to: Nintendo 3DS


On March 20, 2019, a new software update for Mario & Luigi: Bowser’s Inside Story + Bowser Jr’s Journey became available for download. Please take a moment to download and install this update while your Nintendo 3DS Family system is connected to the Internet. The software version after this update will be 1.2.

Complete These Steps:

  1. Perform a system update to ensure you have the most up-to-date version.

    • For information about connecting your system to the internet, click here.

  2. Download the Mario & Luigi: Bowser’s Inside Story + Bowser Jr’s Journey Update from the Nintendo eShop. (For steps on how to download the software update from the HOME Menu, click here.)

  3. Once the download is complete, the update will automatically be applied. The newest version number will be displayed on the title screen.

Version 1.2 [Released 20/03/2019]

Addressed an issue where sound wouldn’t play for music from the Nintendo DS version of Mario & Luigi: Bowser’s Inside Story in the Music Menu, under Records. 

Additional information

Save data will still be available for use after downloading the update.

Please note: After downloading the update, please do not delete the update data. Update data can be viewed in the "Downloadable Content" area of the Data Management menu.

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