Will there ever be a standard new 3DS in black? (in the US)

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  1. RemixDeluxe
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    I've been patiently waiting for a new 3DS specifically in black since white is awful for reasons. I'm somewhat ok with having to be forced into buying it with a digital game (not really) even though I only purchase games physically but I just don't understand why only its only been released in white. All 2-3 bundles ever released have been white and I'm hoping a major release like Pokemon will finally make one.
     
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    Anyways, I'd guess not unless they make another new bundle (Federation Force? Pokemon Moon?)
     
  3. RemixDeluxe
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    When you watching a movie in a theatre the borders and throughout surrounding screen are dark so more focus is on the picture. The same idea works here on 3DS and it's exactly why I want it in black. NoA is just being difficult for some reason.
     
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    Cough cough Mother 3
     
  5. RemixDeluxe
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    The way localization has been lately would you WANT it from NoA? I trust fans over "official" translations these days.
     
  6. MissingNO123

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    Wait, didn't it always come in black and never come in white?
     
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    The black new 3ds is a Eur and Jap exclusive I think for now.
    Either you wait for a US black one or import it.
    I didn't like how the regular is only white and only comes in a bundle for US region. So I got a Black MHX bundle from Japan instead.
     
  8. Swiftloke

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    Absolutely not. Ninty would just ruin it. Noa is shit lately.
     
  9. Nyap

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    import a eur one and region change it if you are so desperate
    the region change process isn't that hard if you have a9lh - just make sure you have nand backups
     
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    One of my friends has a black New 3DS, although we in the UK
     
  11. RemixDeluxe
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    The serial would still not be from the US and I don't want any complications with my digital purchases if I ever need to contact NoA for any reason.
     
  12. MissingNO123

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    But I own a black n3DS that I got here in Canada (which afaik is treated the same as the US by Nintendo)
     
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    I believe Canada and US should share the same region. If you're sure that yours is a US region n3ds then the question now is why is it not available in the USA itself? XD Otherwise I would have just gotten myself a US region black n3ds and not a Jap Black n3DS that I region changed.

    You may want to tell the OP where you got yours.
     
  14. FireEmblemGuy

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    You sure it's a n3DS and not an XL? Only ones I've seen in America are the white Animal Crossing/Pokemon ones; doesn't seem likely that Canada got anything else.

    But yeah, if you want any sort of legit digital purchases region-changing isn't a solution anyways. As far as I know there's no way to use an out-of-region eShop on a new3DS.
     
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    Oh yeah
    I forgot non-XL existed
     
  16. RemixDeluxe
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    I was very clear in the title of the topic I was looking for Standard new 3DS in black (in the US)
     
  17. sweis12

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    Get one of the bundles with the white one and buy a replacemnt shell on ebay

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  18. Temptress Cerise

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    Well that's if someone is comfortable dissembling a completely new one, just for a shell. I guess if they buy used, it would sort of work..

    I don't know, I am personally importing the EUR version one of these days. (I keep saying this, but keep putting it off, sigh)
     
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    It looks like they are too lazy to use a different color, since people are expected to buy and use face plates. Lower production cost as well
     
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    You can buy a white US one and either get a new shell or buy a black one and swap motherboards. Then you can still contact Nintendo.