In preparation for the Christmas period later this month, Nintendo has rolled out a new firmware update for the Nintendo 3DS. Version 11.9.0-42 is by no means a game changer.

Once again, it's a minor update that aims to enhance the overall user experience and prevent any nasty exploits. Here's what you can expect in this latest update:

Further improvements to overall system stability and other minor adjustments have been made to enhance the user experience.

Have you downloaded this update yet? Will you be spending time with your 3DS over the holiday season? Tell us in the comments.

[via en-americas-support.nintendo.com]