Super NES-Styled New 3DS XL Coming November 27, 2017

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Nintendo has announced a new Super NES-styled New Nintendo 3DS XL.

The new handheld, exclusive to Amazon, is launching in North America on November 27th, for $199.99.

It’s worth mentioning the new handheld comes with a download code for Super Mario Kart on the Super NES Virtual Console.

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  • NukeA6

    I would have preferred Super Mario World but I can’t go wrong with Super Mario Kart. Oh well, I might get it since I don’t own a 3DS at all.

  • SLoWMoTIoN

    Eh bring back the N3ds

  • Mechonis

    This would look great on a Switch

  • You might as well get an N2DSXL – fuck, what a mouthful – instead. Infinitely cheaper.

  • Mr0303

    That’s a pretty cool design.

  • Fandangle

    Paint jobs on these are pretty decent. I got the red one on launch and it’s only just now chipping away. The backplate is EASILY the worst thing about it. I’ve gone through two already. I’m about to have to order a 3rd one. Just a heads up to anyone looking to buy. It’s a minor issue for the most part and you’re likely to never run into this issue unless you’re hacking it, which is impossible on newer systems anyway.

  • catazxy

    What’s the point in having 2 portable consoles on the market? Is it fun to be your own competition?

  • Sam XXX

    Amazon/NA exclusive? For realz realz?

  • NukeA6

    Well that in that case, screw this SNES 3DS. I never cared for the 3D visuals anyway.

  • Baron Krause

    I’m assuming Japan is getting a Super Famicom colored version, we really lucked out with the cooler looking system back then.

  • Sam XXX

    But what about Europe? We effeminate, late drinking homo’s need our NES styled shit too.

  • Uncle Ocelot

    Because it’s such a great business decision to abandon your system as soon as a new one comes out.

  • catazxy

    Not to abandon it, but sneakily move it to the side

  • Uncle Ocelot

    I think that’s what they’re doing, you can see that 3DS support is starting to wind down, while Switch is gaining steam.

  • Zombie_Barioth

    They’re basically positioning the 3DS as the budget option. This happens every time there’s a new system, the old one sticks around at a reduced price for a couple years.

    They aren’t really competing because, because they have an (almost) completely different library and a significant difference in price.