Nintendo’s ‘New’, extra highly effective 3DS launches in North America and Europe on February thirteenth

Nintendo's 'New', more powerful 3DS launches in North America and Europe on February 13th

Again once we reviewed the brand new, twin-analog enter-enabled Nintendo 3DS handheld, we weren’t fairly positive when it will make its solution to the remainder of the world — that modifications as we speak. The barely extra highly effective handheld launches on February thirteenth, 2015 in North America and Europe. To make it as much as those that’ve waited patiently whereas the likes of Japan and, sort of, Europe acquired in on the additional shoulder button motion, Nintendo’s made a cabernet-hued console for us to wrap our fingers round. And what good is a brand new console with out video games to play on it? Nintendo has us coated there as properly, with The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Masks 3D and Monster Hunter four Final. You understand, in case you are already tired of the newest moveable model of Tremendous Smash Bros. There are even “New” 3DS XL Monster Hunter and Majora’s Masks bundles headed to shops on February thirteenth with fancy designs.

From the trailer proven throughout Nintendo’s “Direct” presentation this morning, it appears like solely the “New” 3DS XL is headed to North America, in contrast to in Japan the place the usual-sized 3DS obtained a “New” model as nicely with Tremendous Nintendo-themed buttons. Europe does appear to be getting the smaller unit, per this tweet from Nintendo’s European arm. We’ll ask Nintendo to make certain, however that definitely appears to be the case. Head under for extra particulars.

This is one thing surprising: the “New” 3DS XL does not include an AC adapter. Sure, it’s going to work with previous ones, however it might very properly be the primary recreation console launched within the US and not using a charging cable. Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aime confirmed as a lot this morning, alongside the information that previous charging cables will work with the “New” 3DS XL. When it launches in February, the “New” 3DS XL will are available two colours: black and purple.

Moreover, after an replace to the 3DS firmware launches in February, Amiibo collectible figurines will perform on the 3DS model of Tremendous Smash Bros. As for a worth? The US model has an asking worth of $199.ninety nine, whereas we have but to see an EU worth. This is a take a look at Nintendo’s newest console in motion:

Further reporting by Timothy Seppala

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  • Recreation format Downloadable, Cartridge
  • Display measurement three.fifty three inches
  • On-line options Multiplayer, Retailer, Browser
  • Path management D-pad, Thumb stick (1)
  • Movement controls Accelerometer, Digital camera / optical
  • Dimensions zero.eight x 5.three x 2.9 in
  • Weight eight oz
  • Launched 2011-03-27

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  • Recreation library 6.four
  • Graphics eight.three
  • Battery life 6.1
  • Portability (measurement / weight) eight.three
  • Sturdiness eight

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