It was bound to happen sooner or later but Nintendo has ceased production of the Nintendo 3DS XL in Japan. The move came about as the company recently released the New Nintendo 3DS and the New Nintendo 3DS XL in the country. We are still waiting to hear when the New Nintendo 3DS is coming to the west. All we’ve heard so far is it’s coming sometime next year.
If you’re thinking of picking up one of the gorgeous Zelda themed Nintendo 3DS XL consoles for cheap, then you’re in luck. The official Nintendo of America webstore currently has refurbished Zelda themed Nintendo 3DS XL consoles for sale for $150.
Best Buy is offering a $25 gift card with the purchase of a Nintendo 3DS XL. The temporary deal – which can be accessed via the electronics retailer’s website – is applicable to select 3DS XL handhelds, including the black, blue and red systems. Customers looking to get a better deal can visit Target, which is giving away $40 gift cards to those who buy a 3DS XL. Both offers are good for this week.
Launching on the same day as Yoshi’s latest video game adventure, Yoshi’s New Island, is a green Yoshi Edition Nintendo 3DS XL system that features an image of Yoshi on the front, as well as a series of cute Yoshi eggs on the back. The system will launch on March 14 at a suggested retail price of $199.99.
Yoshi’s New Island is the next game in the charming Yoshi’s Island series, and the first on Nintendo 3DS. In the beautiful side-scrolling platforming adventure, players take control of Yoshi as he carries Baby Mario and helps him reunite with his kidnapped brother. Along the way, Yoshi will throw eggs that he lays, including the massive Mega Eggdozers, and experience a variety of inventive transformations with unique controls.
Yoshi’s New Island also features helpful items like the Flutter Wings, which let Yoshi fly through the air. This item is great for players who have trouble completing a level, and ensures that people of all ages and skill levels can enjoy the game. The Yoshi’s New Island game launches separately on March 14 at a suggested retail price of $39.99.
Update: Target has since confirmed that the 3DS XL Zelda bundle will not be featured in the sale, just regular 3DS consoles. Thanks to those readers who notified us on this.
Nintendo of America has revealed that those of you who wish to buy a Nintendo 3DS XL can get one for $149.99 at Target. This deal includes any official 3DS hardware bundles, so be on the look out for the special edition Legend of Zelda 3DS XL which comes bundled with a copy of the acclaimed The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds. Be warned that the deal is only available from November 28th till November 30th.
Pick up any Nintendo 3DS XL hardware, including the Zelda 3DS XL, for only $149.99 at @Target from 11/28-11/30!
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US retail emporium Target will be selling the Nintendo 3DS XL for $149.99 on Black Friday. The handheld, which features a 90% larger top screen than that of the original Nintendo 3DS, normally retails for around $199.99 on Amazon. Will you be making the plunge and purchasing one of these acclaimed handhelds on November 29th?
Nintendo is now selling refurbished Nintendo 3DS XL consoles via its online store. The refurbished system can be purchased for a limited introductory price of $169.99 – the same price as a brand-new standard Nintendo 3DS. The refurbished console’s regular price is $179.99. Both the red/black and blue/black 3DS XL are offered at Nintendo’s online store, and each comes with an AC adapter, stylus and 4GB SD card. Refurbished Nintendo products are fully functional and come with a one-year warranty.