Console: Nintendo 3DS
Japan Release Date: December 17th 2014 - May 25th 2017
EU Release Date: November 13th 2015 - June 23rd 2017
US Release Date: November 11th 2015 - June 22nd 2017
Nintendo Badge Arcade is a free piece of downloadable software that lets you use a crane machine style game to collect various badges. These badges can then be used to decorate your home menu and often provide home menu themes to fit it. You get free attempts each day to get badges, or you can pay to get more attempts at 90¥/Ł0.90/€1 for 5 attempts. It is run by Bunny Badgegrab (Jp: Baito) who manages the arcade and provides badges for most Nintendo franchises including Mario, Zelda, Animal Crossing and more, and on September 17th 2015, Pokémon had its first panels introduced
This section details detail all of the sets of badges released for Nintendo Badge Arcade and what badges they contain. You can also search via categories below.
The game ceased its addition of new badges in Japan on May 25th 2017 with the last ever Pokémon badges, bringing the total of Pokémon badges up to 2,084 badges. It ceased because of 3DS memory limits causing the 3DS to crash when players owned 10,000 or more badges, especially as you can only store 1,000 badges for your home screen at any one time. Despite this, the app continues on to rotate released badges to allow for missed badges to be obtained.
There are three different categories in which the badges have been associated. These categories are as follows.