New Nintendo 3DS Release Date Leaked, And It's Soon - Report
Poster reveals the new Nintendo handheld will launch February 13 in North America.
Best New Netflix Movies / TV Shows To Watch In August 2018 Fortnite Update 5.20 Adds Double Barrel Shotgun, Steady Storm LTM, And More - GS News Update Giving Ghost Recon Wildlands A Second Chance Dead By Daylight and Mafia 3 Free With PS Plus Games In August Xbox One Adds 3 Backwards Compatible Games - GS News Update Top New Game Releases This Week On Switch, PS4, Xbox One, And PC -- August 5-11 Rainbow Six Siege Highlights The Ups And Downs Of Hori's Switch Joy-Con Is Half-Life As Good As You Remember? | Nostalgia Trip Firewall Zero Hour Shows What You're Missing In Tactical Shooters American Horror Story: Coven Recap Watchmen Series Officially Ordered By HBO - GameSpot Universe News Update
What appears to be an image of a promotional poster that appeared on NeoGAF today reveals that Nintendo's New 3DS XL will launch in North America on February 13, 2015. The portable, which was first announced in August 2014, went on sale in Japan and Australia late last year.
The New Nintendo 3DS (yes, that's really the name), includes a long list of new features, including an analog nub, additional ZL and ZR shoulder buttons, improved 3D, integrated NFC support for Amiibo, a faster CPU, and replaceable cover plates.
For lots more on the New Nintendo 3DS, check out the video above.
Today's New Nintendo 3DS release date rumor comes less than a day before Nintendo is scheduled to hold its latest Nintendo Direct video briefing. In announcing the event last night, Nintendo said the focus of the event would be spring 2015 Wii U and 3DS games, though of course this doesn't rule out discussion of other topics, likely potentially the New Nintendo 3DS launch date.
Tomorrow's Nintendo Direct kicks off at 6 AM Pacific / 9 AM Eastern / 2 PM UK. We'll post the livestream info tomorrow, and we'll have all the news for you as it's announced.