Nintendo is ditching the Opera browser it used for the DSi and Wii in favour of Access's NetFront set-up for the 3DS, according to reports.
There's no official word on exactly how the browser will be implemented on the new handheld but Access's website reveals a few details of what might be in store.
"Specifically designed and optimized to deliver high performance in resource-constrained environments, NetFront Browser supports almost any OS and CPU, and offers low power consumption, easy customization, and a broad range of plug-ins," reads the product description.
Both Sony's PSP and PlayStation 3 also use the NetFront browser, the latest version of which supports HTML5 and Flash.
Siliconera's story adds that, thanks to the 3DS's multi-tasking functionality, you'll be able to open it up mid-game to browse the web for hints or check your email. It's thought that the browser will arrive in a system update due in May.