Demo Pod

A Demo Pod.

Nintendo 3DS Demo Pods are stations Nintendo of America set up in the United States where players could try out the Nintendo 3DS prior to the release of the system. It was only present in four American cities including New York, New York; Chicago, Illinois; Los Angeles, California; and San Francisco, California.


City Location Date
Chicago, Illinois Citigroup Center March 7 - April 3, 2011
Demo Pod Chi 2
Los Angeles, California Third Street Promenade March 7 - April 3, 2011
Demo Pod LA
New York, New York Grand Central Terminal March 9 - March 30, 2011
San Francisco, California Pier 39 March 7 - April 3, 2011
Demo Pod SF


The following is a list of software that was available at the pods.

Video games

Built-in software