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How To Earn Play Coins

Published by SuperCheats Staff on Sep 8th 2013


  • You can earn Play Coins by taking steps while the Nintendo 3DS is in Sleep Mode

  • For every 100 steps taken, you earn 1 Play Coin

  • You can earn up to 10 Play Coins a day

  • You can keep a maximum of 300 Play Coins at a time

  • You can trick the NIntendo 3DS pedometer by rocking / swinging the Nintendo 3DS in regular, rhythmic intervals

You can see the number of play coins you earned and the number of steps you've taken in the top portion of the upper screen.

Use Play Coins

Play Coins can be used in Streetpass Mii Plaza games or other retail games that support Play Coins. See the examples below:

Hiring old allies using Play Coins in Mii Force

Hiring mercenaries using Play Coins in Warrior's Way

Unlocking in-game weapons and character using Play Coins in Resident Evil: Mercenaries
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