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Old 06-22-2012, 12:12 AM   #1
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New 3DS Model has larger screens, longer battery life.


by Andrew Goldfarb
June 21, 2012



During its Nintendo Direct broadcast tonight, Nintendo revealed a new version of the 3DS featuring larger screens.
The system will be called 3DS XL in the West and will retail for $199.99. It will be released on August 19th.

The system's top screen is 4.88 inches, giving an extra 90% view area. The lower screen is now 4.18 inches, also providing an extra 90% view area.
The new 3DS will have longer battery life, but an AC adapter won't be included with the system in order to keep costs down (it will be available for purchase separately). Adapters from previous Nintendo hardware will be compatible.

The system will be released in two colors (red or blue) when it launches in August.
SOURCE - http://www.ign.com/articles/2012/06/...reveals-3ds-xl

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Old 06-22-2012, 02:48 AM   #2
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It's here, it's queer, and it DOES come with an adapter!
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Old 06-22-2012, 05:56 AM   #3
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Old 06-22-2012, 09:15 AM   #4
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Looool at least it's huge and has more battery life. I couldn't give a damn about the circle pad tbh.
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Old 06-22-2012, 11:03 AM   #5
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Not even interested...Also, anyone remember when portable systems could actually fir in your pocket so you could...I dunno, TRANSPORT them?
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Old 06-22-2012, 03:59 PM   #6
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Me gusta. I bought a DSi XL and it really spoiled me. I thought the largeness of the system would turn me off, but when I got my 3DS I yearned for the bigger size of the XL. I think I'll have to pony up the $200 for the system.

My biggest question about this is why didn't Nintendo announce this at E3?
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Old 06-22-2012, 11:17 PM   #8
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I kinda like how big it is, I hope the bigger screen makes the 3d effect better.
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Old 06-23-2012, 12:27 AM   #9
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It actually looks pretty cool, but Nintendo should really figure out whether or not they're going to implement the Circle Pad Pro or not. These get-rich-quick schemes are just pissing everyone off.
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Not even interested...Also, anyone remember when portable systems could actually fir in your pocket so you could...I dunno, TRANSPORT them?
I can probably fit it in my pocket. My fatass where's like a Triple-Quad-XXL XL-XXLLLLXXL pants size, which means big pockets XJ
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