Nintendo releasing two limited edition New 3DS systems in North America and Canada this month
Posted on November 7, 2016 by Brian(@NE_Brian) in New Nintendo 3DS, News
Update: Nintendo has confirmed that the two limited edition New 3DS systems will also be available in Canada on November 25, with a $139.99 price point. You can read the full post here.
Original: A pair of limited edition New 3DS systems are launching in North America in time for Black Friday. One is white, and another is black. Each one has a cover plate with a Mushroom Kingdom print. Both are slated for November 25 with a $99.99 price point.
This marks the first time that the New 3DS will be sold for $100 in North America. Additionally, it’s the debut of the black system here in the states.
Head past the break for today’s official announcement.
New Special-Edition System Comes in Black or White, Features Iconic Mushroom Kingdom Images
REDMOND, Wash., Nov. 7, 2016 – It’s a deal spelled out in black and white: For the first time ever, Nintendo’s popular hand-held New Nintendo 3DS video game system will be offered at a suggested retail price of $99.99. Two special-edition models – one black, one white, both featuring Mushroom Kingdom characters and imagery – will be available starting Nov. 25. This system, along with great software, will appeal to gift-givers and value shoppers alike.
“Nintendo has some of the best gifts for the holiday season,” said Doug Bowser, Nintendo of America’s Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing. “Whether you’re looking for games for the whole family, or a cool new system at a great value, Nintendo has you covered.”
Once shoppers pick the system, the next step is to load up on great games. Fortunately, the Nintendo 3DS family of systems library is massive, and has options for every type of player. Some of the new and recently released games available during the holiday season include Mario Party Star Rush, which launched Nov. 4; Pokémon Sun* and Pokémon Moon*, which launch Nov. 18; Super Mario Maker for Nintendo 3DS** which launches Dec. 2; and both YO-KAI WATCH 2: Bony Spirits and YO-KAI WATCH 2: Fleshy Souls, which are now available. Shoppers can find more holiday game recommendations along with special offers, bundles and discounts by visiting Nintendo’s official Holiday Gift Guide.
Fans who want to build up their Nintendo 3DS game libraries can turn to evergreen classics like Animal Crossing: New Leaf, Mario Kart 7, Super Mario 3D Land or The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds. At the same time, they can look to the future, knowing that a new Pikmin game for Nintendo 3DS, Ever Oasis and Dragon Quest VIII: Journey of the Cursed King are on the way in 2017.
Remember that Nintendo 3DS features parental controls that let adults manage the content their children can access. For more information about other features, visit http://www.nintendo.com/3ds.