New Nintendo 3DS

New Nintendo 3DS

£179.99

The luxury New Nintendo 3DS XL, featuring Nintendo's biggest portable screen, new controls and increased power.

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About New Nintendo 3DS XL

01. Better Controls

New Nintendo 3DS' integrated C Stick offers intuitive camera and aiming controls in new titles such as The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask, Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate and Codename S.T.E.A.M, as well as being compatible with all Nintendo 3DS Circle Pad Pro enabled games. New Nintendo 3DS's C Stick even expands your control options in other ways, such as its ability to control attacks in Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS. The addition of ZR and ZL buttons on the top of New Nintendo 3DS offers even greater control options too!

02. More Comfortable 3D Viewing

New Nintendo 3DS features Super Stable 3D. Using head-tracking technology New Nintendo 3DS ensures that you experience the optimal 3D viewing experience from any angle. Also, thanks to an Infrared LED, the 3D capabilities of New Nintendo 3DS will even work effectively in dimly lit areas.

03. amiibo Support

New Nintendo 3DS has NFC functions built in, which means you can enjoy amiibo functions of compatible Nintendo 3DS family titles straight out of the box - without the need for any extra accessories! From training your own unique Figure Player in Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS to unlocking exclusive content in titles such as Xenoblade Chronoicles 3D and Codename S.T.E.A.M, enjoy all the benefits of amiibo without the need for additional peripherals.

04. Enhanced features and processing power

The improved CPU performance of New Nintendo 3DS allows for faster loading of applications such as Miiverse, select titles such as Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS, and faster speeds for downloading Nintendo eShop software.* What's more, upgraded camera functionality lets you take better pictures under dim lighting conditions, and with New Nintendo 3DS you can wirelessly transfer data directly to and from your PC too!

05. Our Biggest Screens Ever

The Nintendo 3DS XL screens are around 90% bigger than those on the Nintendo 3DS system, making them the biggest screens ever on a Nintendo handheld system.

06. Nintendo Favourites

The Nintendo 3DS family allows you to play a host of portable Nintendo favourites. Portable titles such as Super Mario 3D Land, Pokémon X and Pokémon Y, Animal Crossing: New Leaf, The Legend of Zelda: A link Between Worlds, Mario Kart 7, Luigi's Mansion 2 and so many more can only be found on the Nintendo 3DS family.

07. Classic Features

New Nintendo 3DS retains all the classic features of the Nintendo 3DS family. Up to 8-player local multiplayer, with select titles, like Mario Kart 7, allowing friends to join in even if they don't own the game card. Free online multiplayer over a wireless Internet connection. StreetPass features that add to your games when you carry your New Nintendo 3DS with you. Access to Nintendo eShop to download classic titles. Everything you love about the Nintendo 3DS Family is here!

08. System Transfer

Upgrading from an existing member of the Nintendo 3DS Family? Transferring your data is easy!
Nintendo DS Console Matrix
Nintendo 2DS New Nintendo 2DS XL New Nintendo 3DS XL
Plays Nintendo 3DS games
yes
yes
yes
Plays Nintendo DS games
yes
yes
yes
Plays Nintendo 3DS games in stereoscopic 3D
no
no
yes
Plays Nintendo 3DS games in 2D
yes
yes
yes
Features clamshell closing mechanism
no
yes
yes
Supports online gaming
yes
yes
yes
Connects to Nintendo eShop
yes
yes
yes
Packaged with power adapter
yes
yes
no
Includes SD memory card 2gb 4gb 4gb
Screen size 3.53 inches 4.88 inches 4.88 inches
Dimensions 0.79" x 5.66" x 5.00" 0.79" x 6.3" x 6.4" 0.79" x 6.3" x 6.78"
Weight 9.17 oz 9.17 oz 11.6 oz