So is there any hope for non-XL N3DS models in the future?

Discussion in '3DS - Console, Accessories and Hardware' started by Jiro2, May 11, 2016.

  1. Jiro2

    Jiro2 GBAtemp Advanced Fan

    Mar 28, 2011
    United States
    So far there have been the Animal Crossing and Pokemon bundles. And the Pokemon bundles are all sold out anyway. Is there anything upcoming that might be a non-XL N3DS bundle? (Hopefully one which can have CFW installed?)
  2. Hking0036

    Hking0036 GBAtemp Fan

    Sep 15, 2015
    United States
    They will probably keep them in special editions, from what I've heard the xl has been outselling the regular sized one by a landslide in Japan (almost 3:1 according to this pdf cited on Wikipedia citation #44 plus attached) and that's why they haven't come. I bought my animal crossing one new about 3 weeks ago now and it came with 9.8 on it though, they're certainly doable.

    It really is a shame, I wish I could go to the target and buy faceplates, but importing them isn't hard, and now I have a n3ds that doesn't need region change fiddling AND fits in my pocket. Huge upgrade from my o3dsxl, this feels like what I really wanted from a 3ds. Especially considering how much I love snes.

    If you want a normal size one, I recommend just go for the animal crossing one and buy some faceplates off amazon or eBay (someone on eBay has custom plates based off of the super famicom n3ds LL I might get at some point, but I just got the oras translucent plates).

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