Glory, glory saints be praised! The days of game-specific Friend Codes are behind us! ... At least, they are on the 3DS. At today's 3DS launch reveal, Reggie Fils-Aiie announced that the system will use only one friend code across all games. Plus, if someone's on the same WiFi network as you, you don't have to enter their codes! It's a Christmas miracle! (Just, you know, 26 days late.)

This article was originally published on Joystiq.

3DS in North America: March 27 for $249.99