Nintendo's 3DS StreetPass Weekend will take place from Dec. 14-15, the company announced today.
During this weekend, all the Nintendo Zones in North America will be put together and mixed around so that users have the opportunity to StreetPass with people from different parts of the country.
The existing StreetPass feature allows players to StreetPass only with those within their vicinity. During National StreetPass Weekend, when players enter one of 29,000 Nintendo Zones, they will be connected with other 3DS users from all around North America.
Nintendo Zones have StreetPass relay points, so when a 3DS user gets near a Nintendo Zone, their StreetPass data is automatically forwarded to Nintendo servers, which temporarily store it before passing it onto the next 3DS user who enters that Zone. This feature, which was announced earlier this year, aims to allow players to find more Miis in their StreetPass Mii Plaza.
While connected over Nintendo Zone, users will be able to watch 3D videos, full-length animations, play demos and find retailer promotions and coupons. More information about National StreetPass Weekend, including how to find your nearest Nintendo Zone, can be found here.