The lights are on
At a Nintendo event this morning, the company finally revealed the price and release date for the eagerly awaited 3DS. The unit itself will go on sale on March 27 at the price point of $249.99, a cool $100 more than the original DS. Here are some of the other highlights from Nintendo of America President and COO Reggie Fils-Aime's stage presentation:
We're expecting plenty more 3DS news and information in the near future, so keep an eye on the site and magazine for further details.
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Now THIS is news.
Can't wait! I'd like to point out that while friend codes ARE back, it's universal and and not software specific.
Also: Nintendo of America said they'd be giving a link to the webcast later today.
I'm a bit disappointed in the release date myself. I was hoping for something sooner.
Well now I know exactly when I will be broke.
This might go on my 2011 Christmas list. I can't afford all these great games coming out PLUS a new handheld.
I'm not surprised at the price considering what it features. It's cool but figuring I'm not as big into handhelds as I once was I'll have to pass for now.
250 is not to bad but the big thing is how much will the games cost if they retail for more than $40 i may have to pass on this system altogether until prices lower
Yeah, between going to PAXEast for the first time and the awesome titles coming out for the PS3 and PC this year, I don't think I will be picking this up quite yet.
I'm fine with $250. I thought it was going to be like $220/$230 but oh well. I want a release date calender from Nintendo ASAP.
Yikes...$250? I might as well buy four new games. But, if you think about how much the 3DS cost to make...I bet the price is reasonable (for Nintendo anyways).
Its too much, 199 would be steep for a hand held. I'll not be getting one for a while.
I'm saving all my money for this.
25o being a price point is a little high for a handheld. Remember what happened with the psp go when the price was that high. MAybe with the launch and the headlining titles might help the system gain momentum.