The lights are on
If you've been saving your Club Nintendo coins, Nintendo is getting ready to pry them from your fingers. The 3DS XL is finally getting its own charging cradle, but you'll need to be a loyal fan in order to get one.
The charging cradles come in five bright colors: white, blue, green, red, and yellow. Your power cable stays plugged into the back of the cradle, which means you can pick up your console and go without fumbling.
A limited number of these will be available on October 31, and they'll cost you 500 Club Nintendo Coins. It's not clear if you'll be able to choose your color yet.
Our TakeI love the 3DS charging cradle and was disappointed that my 3DS XL didn't come with one. I'll be refreshing this page like crazy on Halloween, as I've got just enough to get one of these. It's a small convenience thing, but one I appreciate.
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I have a charging cradle, but I have two regular 3DSs.
I was hoping Club Nintendo would get a solid update here at some point, but I'm hoping for a bit more than this. You know, another physical game would be nice. Like the Game & Watch Collections. Pretty much nothing in there now interests me but the occasional downloadable game.
Meh, it's okay.
Mike, what color are you getting?
Sweet. I have 485 coins right now and a TON of surveys to fill out, so i'll just fill out a few of them and order this on Halloween. I don't have a 3DS XL (only an original 3DS) but there aren't many options on the North American Club Nintendo. Plus, as expensive as it is ($410!), I might end up buying an Animal Crossing 3DS XL from Amazon since I really want one and should upgrade to an XL.
I'll get this as a gift for a friend; I have a regular 3DS.
Is nintendo retarded? The point of a game company is to make money. They need to put these out on the market. Perhaps though im completely wrong and that's not the point of a game company and they have more money then they know what to do with.
i've honestly never seen the point when you could just plug it in like always ..... then again my cat used to knock my 3ds off of it so ... idk
Guest whats going on Ebay
yay! gonna get the yellow one for my pikachu 3dsxl!