Limited edition New Nintendo 3DS handhelds set for release ahead of Black Friday at under $100


Nintendo has announced that its New 3DS handheld system will be receiving significant price drops for Black Friday 2016. Two new special edition black and white models will be available for under $100 later this month. More details below:

At just about half the regular price of the New Nintendo 3DS XL and only $20 or so over the typical price of a 2DS, these new handhelds are likely to be popular this holiday season. Both the the black and white models will be available on November 25th and come in at $99.99 each.

As always, these new machines can play the entire lineup of 3DS titles including the recently released Pokemon Sun/Moon, the upcoming Super Mario Maker for Nintendo 3DS (Nov. 18th) and more. 

For all of latest gaming deals/news and anything else you have your eye on this month, be sure to keep an eye on our Black Friday 2016 Guide.

More details:

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 Pikmingame for Nintendo 3DS, Ever Oasis and Dragon Quest VIII: Journey of the Cursed King are on the way in 2017.

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