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Nintendo announces its new console - Nintendo 2DS XL for $149.99


Nintendo announced the release date for the Nintendo 2DS XL to be the 28th of July. Pikmin and Miitopia, which launch alongside the New Nintendo 2DS XL in July. And although both handhelds feature widescreen LCDs, the 3DS XL's display is a 3D-enabled screen that comes with 3D face-tracking. Of course this means that the New 2DS XL will be able to play New 3DS XL exclusive games, which essentially is Xenoblade Chronicles now. Moreover, it also includes NFC support for the Amiibo functionality.

And, it will be able to play the Nintendo 3DS, New Nintendo 3DS, and Nintendo DS games. Portable Nintendo game systems are also the only dedicated video game systems where people can find their favorite characters and games. What's more, two new games will launch alongside the console: Hey! Those folks got a bit of a surprise today, as Nintendo announced a brand new handheld: the New Nintendo 2DS XL.

The $149.99 2DS XL will be available in a black/turquoise color, and will have the same size screen as the New Nintendo 3DS XL.

Along with yesterday's reveal, Nintendo of America President and COO Reggie Fils-Aime said in a statement that the New 2DS XL reveal shows Nintendo is still committed to the hand-held market. The idea was to create a handheld device that kids couldn't snap in half.

The announcement of the new handheld video game system comes nearly 10 days after the gaming giant announced that it is ending production of the NES Classic.


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It will be lighter than the 3DS XL, which will be about 260g instead of the usual 329g.

The 2DS XL will work out of the box with any Nintendo 3DS game, as well as 2DS titles. "This title has become something of a hot topic due to the way it uses Nintendo Switch in some unconventional ways compared to other game systems".

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