Nintendo 3DS To Get XL Treatment

Nintendo announced today that the 3DS will be getting the XL treatment, much like the DS did a few years back.  This larger 3DS will feature a 90% larger screen and come packaged with a 4GB SD card.  The unit launches on August 19th, the same day as New Super Mario Brothers 2 and will be available in Red or Blue.

“No other hand-held entertainment experience compares to the fun of Nintendo 3DS,” said Nintendo of America President and COO Reggie Fils-Aime. “With the launch of Nintendo 3DS XL on Aug. 19, consumers will be able to enjoy the great lineup of current and upcoming games on an even grander scale. Plus, Nintendo 3DS XL gives owners even more real estate on their screens to enjoy entertainment applications like Nintendo Video and Netflix.”

You can take a look at the announcement video from Mr. Fils-Aime here.

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June 22, 2012 - 8:13 am

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