Samus Edition New 3DS XL Announced

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Nintendo has announced a “Samus Edition” New Nintendo 3DS XL.

The new hardware will launch alongside Metroid: Samus Returns via participating retailers on September 15th, for $199.99 in North America, Europe, and Japan.

Here’s another look at the hardware:

It’s worth mentioning the hardware doesn’t include a copy of the game itself.

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  • Sooo…. do I have to scan a Samus amiibo to use the stylus?

  • OzymandiasAeonis

    Is there any reason Samus has a evil Dark Samus looking visor now? Maybe they’re trying to give the character some edge back after Other M.

  • Warrior90

    What are you, an idiot?

    You need to scan the Metroid one.

  • Uncle Ocelot

    To look ‘cooler’.

  • I’d totally get this if I didn’t already sell my soul to get a Majora’s Mask N3DS.

  • Tubsiwub

    $200 when I already own a 3DS is a lot of money to waste- er… spend.

    I want it badly, but oh well…

  • Mechonis

    They also announced that Fusion mode is a “hardest” difficulty while hard mode itself in normally unlockable in Samus Returns. Really I would just prefer the cosmetic change with amiibo…

    Anyways, the yellow and the red on that N3DS seem to clash a little, but I like it. Might pick it up for my brother