Is the quality of the 3ds XL worse than the regular 3ds' one

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  1. MaartenMx
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    I ask this because i want to buy one of these, after having my dslite for so many years :)

    Can the 3ds play ds games? if not i won't buy one probably.

    Which model should i get? And what flashcard?

    Thanks :)
     
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    If you have a dstwo, can you play even GBA games on a 3ds? That way with virtual console i can play like all games :D
     
  3. blaziken

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    The 3ds XL is just bigger than the 3ds and feels much nicer.
    The 3ds has a much better volume than the 3ds XL.
    The 3ds/3ds XL support ALL NDS games that the dsi did. (which means no gba slot for guitar hero)
    Flash cards work on the 3ds/3dsXL and the dstwo would allow you to play gba games on the 3ds but please do not go pirating.
    Buying is the good way of living.
     
  4. Clydefrosch

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    the xl seems to be a step up quality wise, at least as far as shoulder buttons go. screen is also very nice. all ds games work without a problem.
    a dstwo should run fine if its updated regularily and gba games should work, however, they wont work any better than they do on a dslite. so theres probably still slowdowns and other problems here or there.

    there is no flashcard for 3ds games yet, it'll only work for ds games and whatever homebrew emulators there are.
     
  5. MaartenMx
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    more opinions welcome :)
     
  6. pedroion

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    3DS XL is better than the OG 3DS in pretty much every single aspect.
    You won't regret it.
     
  7. MaartenMx
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    but it looks soooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo ugly
     
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    It also looks better than the OG 3DS. If you don't want to buy one, don't, though. It's your money.
     
  9. MaartenMx
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    How can you like those round things, cheapy plastic buttons and huge pixelated screens?
     
  10. Silverthorn

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    But the screens are soooooooooooooooooooooo much bigger...
    And you could always use a decal on it to make it look better.
     
  11. Langin

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    Well, the 3DS XL is my choice above the original, the shell of the original was nice but it gave me cramps(you know 'kramp in je handen') I have freaking tiny hands! The XL fits way better, has better 3D effect(big screen is nicer for the eyes) and a better battery! ^o^

    get Supercard DSTWO for DS games and buy genuine 3DS games, trust me it'll work well!

    No problem! ^o^ If you have any more questions you can ask a lot of the members here. You can ask me in Dutch(trough a PM) if you need to! ;D
     
  12. pedroion

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    The buttons feel better and the screens are not pixelated.

    As I said, it's your money, and I'm not going to start a pointless argument with you. If you don't want one, don't buy one. We already gave our opinions.
     
  13. MaartenMx
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    Seems like the xl is the big winner here, ill look into it and make my descision.

    3ds for the look
    XL for the build
     
  14. whyyes

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    Yes, DS games "work" on both 3DS. They do get sorta blurry from being stretched out though on the regular 3DS, I can't even imagine how bad it is on the XL. I'd seriously suggest holding on to an original DS if you can.
     
  15. kehkou

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    I don't have any pockets big enough for an XL, and I wear baggy pants sometimes.
     
  16. blaziken

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    The 3ds has much better volume than the 3ds xl.
     
  17. natkoden

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    the screens are not pixelated, they look better than the 3DS' ones

    try one and see for yourself, if not, stfu

    inb4 i already did it sucks

    btw, it's the other way around

    3ds xl looks
    3ds build quality

    XL feels a lot more plasticky
     
  18. MaartenMx
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    +3ds is cheaper...
     
  19. Ericthegreat

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    I never liked my ds xl was too big/heavy.
     
  20. Langin

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    The XL fit's in my skinny jeans... ;3

    Also I am really skinny myself ^o^
     
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