Black 3DS XL launching August 11

New version of handheld gaming system to arrive in North America next month alongside Mario & Luigi: Dream Team.


Nintendo will release a black 3DS XL on August 11 in North America, the company announced today. The new version will join currently available options, including blue, red, and pink.

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No mention was made of a release in Europe or other regions.

The black 3DS XL will arrive on the same day in North America as 3DS game Mario & Luigi: Dream Team. The role-playing game arrived in Europe earlier this month.

The new 3D XL color option was first revealed via a Canadian retailer leak earlier this month.

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