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Nintendo 3DS priced for U.S.

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 19 Jan 2011 11:13 User comments (6)

Nintendo 3DS priced for U.S. Nintendo has finally priced the upcoming 3DS handheld for the U.S., giving it a $250 price tag.
The device launches in the States on March 27th.

Most speculators had believed Nintendo would sell the console for $300, around the same price it will sell for in Japan, however, it appears the company has gone for a discount.

At $250, the 3DS will sell for $70 more than the most expensive DS, the over-sized DSi XL.

Both the Cosmos Black and Aqua Blue bundles will come with a free charging dock and a 2GB SD card.

The 3DS will hit Japanese stores on February 26th, 2011, and then the US/European markets one month later.

The first 10 launch games for the system are: Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D, Nintendogs + Cats, Pilotwings Resort, Pro Baseball Spirits, Professor Layton and the Mask of Miracle, Ridge Racer 3D, Samurai Warriors Chronicle, Steel Diver, Super Monkey Ball, and Super Street Fighter IV: 3D Edition.

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6 user comments

119.1.2011 13:52

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and a 2GB SD card.
Is that a selling point? Seems like a 2gb card is way small and kinda a joke really. Of course what can you do with it anyway?



Just my $0.02,

dEwMe

219.1.2011 15:55

Originally posted by dEwMe:
Quote:
and a 2GB SD card.
Is that a selling point? Seems like a 2gb card is way small and kinda a joke really. Of course what can you do with it anyway?


Be reminded, most downloadable games for the DS are under 256MB (not sure how much they will be in 3D)

319.1.2011 16:00

Legend of Zelda is not a launch title, please check your sources. Launch titles are below:

First-Party Titles:

Pilotwings Resort
nintendogs + cats
Steel Diver

Third-Party Titles:

Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Survivor Overclocked
Super Street Fighter IV 3D Edition
Resident Evil: The Mercenaries 3D
Madden NFL Football
The Sims 3
Pro Evolution Soccer 2011 3D
LEGO Star Wars III: The Clone Wars
Ridge Racer 3D and Dual Pen Sports
Super Monkey Ball 3D
Thor: God of Thunder
CRUSH 3D
BUST-A-MOVE UNIVERSE
Samurai Warriors Chronicles
Dead or Alive Dimensions
Asphalt 3D
Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Shadow Wars
Combat of Giants: Dinosaurs 3D
Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell 3D
Rayman 3D
Rabbids Travel in Time

Nintendo noted the following games are currently "in the works." It's unclear at this time if these titles will be available during the launch window:

The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D
Star Fox 64 3D
Kid Icarus: Uprising
New Mario Kart
New Animal Crossing
New Paper Mario series

This message has been edited since its posting. Latest edit was made on 19 Jan 2011 @ 16:09

419.1.2011 16:35

at least 3ds comes with memory card, dsi doesn't...

I really wanted that Red 3dsi that was shown on this site couple days ago ;(

520.1.2011 22:58

What I would like to know is if someone will hack it like the Wii to enable SDHC support. lol

621.1.2011 13:30

Do want these games:

Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Survivor Overclocked
Super Street Fighter IV 3D Edition
Resident Evil: The Mercenaries 3D
The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D
New Paper Mario series

I probably wait till the Japanese release for some real feedback, then pre-order one.


Peace!

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