Hardware Waiting for second version of 3DS?

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Are you going to buy the launch 3DS or wait for the second version?

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Deleted_171835

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Are you going to buy the launch-3DS or wait for the second version?
Game Boy Advance - June, 2001
Game Boy Advance SP - 2003
Game Boy Micro - September, 2005
2 years between the first two. Another 2 years after that.

Nintendo DS - November, 2004
Nintendo DS Lite - June, 2006
Nintendo DSi - April, 2009
2 years between the first two. 3 years after that.
Judging by that pattern it should be about 2 years before the next revision of the 3DS.
 

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im not gonna missing a whole year or more just to get a few extra features like

WEIGHS 33%less
has 2 cameras on inside TOO
and We took out ds compatibility to make it 10 percent slimmer
 

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Ill get it on launch day if I have the money, I cant wait a whole year or more just for a few upgrades that usually end up removing features. If I really want the upgrade, ebgames usually has good deals to trade in your old console to get a new one.
 

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When the refresh comes out, I will decide between it and the launch (both will be selling for some time before all stocks drain out). Launch unit looks a bit ugly & cheap to me, to be honest (silver painted plastic in particular).

I have no pressing need to get the 3DS right away.
Especially if Nintendo actually learn about making it less square in the next release (easier to hold like the PSP 1000, 2000 and 3000-Series). And a removable battery without a screw. The time is now, Nintendo.

Oh and the inevitable price drop won't hurt too.
But really I have way too much to play on the DS and PSP as it is (both movies and games)
 

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Under normal circumstances, I would wait it out for the second model of the 3DS. The revisions are usually lighter and more durable than its predecessors. After seeing the flimsiness of the DS Phat at my friend's house, I waited for Nintendo's inevitable update to buy one. And sure enough, when I got my DS Lite, I was smaller, better designed, and less prone to breaking than the comparatively fragile and flimsy DS Phat.

But since the DS days, I think Nintendo has gotten much better at designing their products. They've vastly improved their design choices and techniques. Looking at the DS Phat and the DSi face-to-face, it's a wonder they were designed by the same company! So for this generation, I think I'll put my faith into Nintendo's design skill and go for the original 3DS.
 

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Getting one at launch. I'm not gonna wait for a redesign that will operate the same exact way, plus, I don't think I could wait that long to play the games outside a demo unit in stores. Still have my original DSphat, and while it is worn out cosmetically, it still operates just the same as it did when I first got it. I'm also rather cautious with my stuff. I don't think I ever dropped my DS, and I rarely let others play it in a scenario that it could be dropped and such.
 

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I won't wait for an second version, because i CAN'T wait for a second version to play the games on.
I also got a DS Phat, although i later got a DS Lite (because it broke, although that was my own damn fault because i always drop sh*t on the floor
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, I will be more carefull with the 3DS), but not a DSi.

So if the 3DS breaks, i will get the second version.
Else, I won't.
And if it's a 3DS lite, isn't the 3DS as big as the DS lite?
Won't that mean the Lite will be small as hell?
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DryYoshi said:
You should add a ''I will get both'' option to the poll
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Unless that counts as the ''Launch 3DS'' option.
That counts as the 'Launch 3DS' option.
 

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Gonna get whichever model launches but may wait a while to see if the Red one comes out if Nintendo doesn't launch that color in the US which they probably won't. Either that or black, which I can at least count on (I mean if it was only that blue one I'm passing on getting one for a while but it won't be).
 

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I couldn't get a DS Phat (although it looks cooler, IMO) due to cash issues, but there is no way in HELL I'm missing out on this. Getting one at launch, and that's that.
 

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