[Poll] Switch New 3DS XL for New 2DS XL (design)

Discussion in '3DS - Console, Accessories and Hardware' started by Kubas_inko, Jun 15, 2017.

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Would you switch?

  1. Yes

    16 vote(s)
    21.9%
  2. No

    28 vote(s)
    38.4%
  3. Both looks awesome

    7 vote(s)
    9.6%
  4. Both loooks like sh*t

    4 vote(s)
    5.5%
  5. I want both

    15 vote(s)
    20.5%
  6. Dont really know

    3 vote(s)
    4.1%
  1. Kubas_inko
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    Kubas_inko 3DS Hardmoder

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    Simple question. Would you guys switch from N3DS XL to N2DS XL, just because of the new design?
     


  2. RustInPeace

    RustInPeace Samurai Cop

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    I'd switch for price, but I have a feeling this will have an inverse effect where N2DS XL will sell like hotcakes, scalpers will take advantage, and jack up the price over MSRP, meanwhile N3DS XL lowers in price. Affordability is key for me, but yeah I'd love to have an N2DS XL, looks sexy.
     
  3. Hayleia

    Hayleia GBAtemp Maniac

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    Undefinite answer for me.
    I don't use 3D, so a N2DS XL does the job as well as a N3DS XL.
    I like the N2DSXL's design, and I absolutely hate most of the N3DSXL designs, especially the launch ones.

    ...But the N3DS XL FE:Fates though. I hate FE but I still bought that edition because it's awesome :glare:

    So maybe I want both, but what for? I already have 4 3DS systems...
     
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  4. zoogie

    zoogie simple pimp tool

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    I like it. Maybe the most comfortable 3ds family version yet.
     
  5. tatumanu

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    I find the new 2DS XL expensive for what it offers at this point in time.

    It does look more well designed than the new 3DS especially at the hinge and buttons.

    They made a design decision that really bothers me, the volume is again on the side making it ez for the player to turn the volume up or down with the palm of their hands by mistake as they play. I thought they learned their lesson by now.

    I love the 3D screen so its a no for me. The colours they went for on the 2DS XL also makes it look like a budget console in my eyes.
     
  6. pixelmasher

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    I'm hoping for a Black Friday sale like we had last year. I think it's over priced for what it is. If it had IPS screens, I would already have it preordered.
     
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  7. SaffronXL

    SaffronXL Emulationer

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    The speaker location kills it for me, I know I'd be constantly muffling them with the way I hold the system.
     
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  8. Trojaner

    Trojaner GBAtemp Regular

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    Design is nice from the N2DSXL, but i like the on from the N3DSXL more include his Double IPS Screens
     
  9. Oleboy555

    Oleboy555 Wie dit leest is een zemmel

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    if i had a N3DSXL then yes, i would, sadly I only have a O3DS
     
  10. duffmmann

    duffmmann GBAtemp Psycho!

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    Nah, I love the 3D effect, the aesthetic alone is not enough to justify a change. If I had no interest in 3D, then I might be interested, probably not enough to justify paying for a handheld again though.
     
  11. blujay

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    not really. it looks bad to me. Everything seems weird and not thought through, especially the way the hinge doesn't go to both ends of the console.

    I also like smaller screens because:
    1. The console itself is usually a little cheaper
    2. The console is lighter
    3. The images look crisper because the XL screens keep the same resolution, just a different size, which makes it look stretched
    They also moved the Volume control back on to the side, and my huge ass hands always end up moving it by accident.

    The speaker placement is awful.

    Unless they can give out a N2DS that fixes the volume and speaker issues and costs a little less (yes I know, the N2DSXL only costs $150) I am not going to pick up any N2DS brand.
     
  12. MiiJack

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    I think I'd stick to the N3DS/XL, the N2DSXL is a freaking mirror like the old3DS.
     
  13. Gamelogic

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    With all the talk of wishing for IPS (dual) I;m just going to order the screens and install them myself lol, to hell with hoping and praying for it!
     
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  14. SaffronXL

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    I seriously doubt the existing 3DS top screens will be compatible with the N2DSXL, so good luck with that.
     
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  15. Seliph

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    I really like the New 2ds xl design but I dislike that it's so light so I'm sticking with my New 3DS xl. One reason because the weight feels really nice in my hands and I have the special Fire Emblem Fates edition. Plus, I don't want to go through the hassle of installing homebrew on the New 2ds if I get it.
    One thing I really like about the N2ds though is that you can actually access the sd card without fucking screw driving off the back.

    Ay I have that one too. I actually like Fire Emblem though (excluding Fire Emblem Fates which is an utter garbage game that Intelligent Systems should be ashamed of developing and I hate it which is pretty ironic). I just bought it because I like fire emblem and it does look really really nice.
     
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  16. DKB

    DKB FUCK OFF

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    I guess I'm a bad person to say it but yeah I'm switching.

    Because I hate 3D, and my N3DSXL is fucked up, so, yeah. Going to treat my next one like it's a baby with Osteogenesis imperfecta.
     
  17. fenixcumber

    fenixcumber Don't need's a 1UP

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    Mmm... maybe. I simply can't say yes or no by photos, I need to hold it in my hands. but the japanese DQ edition looks great...
     
  18. Xiphiidae

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    I have a New 3DS XL, and although I virtually never use 3D, I definitely won't be getting a New 2DS XL. Not only do I have no use for it (my N3DSXL) does its job fine, but I find the N2DSXL's design to be awful, both functionally and aesthetically. It really seems like a step backwards, and it's honestly quite overpriced for what it is at this point in time.
     
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  19. Seliph

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    You dislike the new 3ds xl's design? I thought it was really nice although I'd prefer it in matte and if it had a more accessible sd card.
     
  20. fenixcumber

    fenixcumber Don't need's a 1UP

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    and a more accessible stylus... seriously nintendo, why?