StreetPass Mii Plaza Update Brings New Paid Downloadable Games

Immerse yourself in four new quests, Europeans

Along with the new System Update for the 3DS, which Nintendo delightfully sprung upon us without an announcement, European and Japanese firmware updates were treated to a new and improved StreetPass Mii Plaza.

The new plaza still includes Puzzle Swap and StreetPass Quest 1 & 2, which we've grown to love since the console's launch, but now comes with the option of purchasing four new titles from the Plaza Shop - Streetpass Squad, StreetPass Garden, StreetPass Battle and StreetPass Mansion.

They're priced £4.49 / €4.99 each, with a Combo pack setting you back £13.49 / €14.99. As with the standard games, progress through the various challenges is completed by meeting others through StreetPass, or by spending play coins.

StreetPass Squad - Side scrolling shooter, where you're an elite team member of the space police; your mission being to heroically save StreetPass Galaxy from the Gold Bone Gang.

StreetPass Garden - Become Master Gardener under the guidance of Mr. Mendel after you move to your new home in Leafington. To progress, you need to grow lots of flowers and decorate your garden with people you meet. Mii encounters are very important as it helps your plants to grow.

StreetPass Battle - A game of strategy and luck, you begin by ruling a remote country in a war-torn land. Wentworth, your trusty butler, helps you build an army via Streetpass to battle other generals. Your ultimate goal is to conquer the world in this quest

StreetPass Mansion - You're a detective sent on a spooky paranormal investigation - Luigi's Mansion: Dark Moon, anyone? - to solve the mysterious happenings at a haunted house with your young assistant, Ella Mentree. Reveal the truth, and battle your way to the top floor.

It should be noted that various 3DS owners, including some within the Nintendo Life team, are reporting issues when attempting to buy the games, with the app crashing and automatically closing down, though some have successfully purchased these games.

Have you downloaded any of the quests yet, do any of them appeal to you? As always, let us know in the comments section below.