(New Nintendo 3DS was released on February 13 in North America [New 3DS XL only] and . We've re-promoted this review to give you an in-depth look of the system.)
Announced on Friday, August 29, 2014 during a Japanese Nintendo 3DS Direct presentation, hosted by Nintendo president Satoru Iwata, the “New Nintendo 3DS” and “New Nintendo 3DS LL” became the newest members to join the Nintendo 3DS family of portable consoles, alongside the Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo 3DS XL/LL, and Nintendo 2DS systems. Both will be released in Japan on Saturday, October 11.
These two new pieces of hardware are completely redesigned: inside and out. From powered-up processing power to new 3D viewing to a sweet new look, the New Nintendo 3DS models build upon previous iterations in the 3DS lineup. We’ve compiled everything you want and need to know about the new systems including pricing, features, specifications, videos, images, and more.
Both models will launch across Japan on Saturday, October 11 in two different color options. The New Nintendo 3DS will be offered in colors White and Black while the New Nintendo 3DS XL/LL will come in Metallic Blue and Metallic Black.