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New Nintendo 3DS XL Launches In Canada February 13th

Nintendo Canada [1]During a Nintendo Direct [2] presentation earlier today, Nintendo [1] announced that the new Nintendo 3DS XL [3] system will launch in Canada on February 13 at a suggested retail price of $229.99. New Nintendo 3DS XL offers a number of new enhancements designed to offer the smoothest and most engrossing portable gaming possible. New Nintendo 3DS XL features a wider range of controls with the addition of a C Stick and ZL/ZR buttons, super-stable 3D via face-tracking technology and built-in NFC functionality that allows for communication with amiibo figures.

Legend of Zelda Majora's Mask 3D_pkg [4]All of the new features of New Nintendo 3DS XL make it the ideal way to experience upcoming portable games like The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask 3D [5], Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate [6] and Code Name: S.T.E.A.M. [7], as well as all other existing Nintendo 3DS [8] software. The system also enhances certain games like Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS [9] with amiibo functionality, faster processing speeds and more control options when compared to the Nintendo 3DS system.

In addition to the standard hardware in New Red and New Black, two other New Nintendo 3DS XL designs will be available at launch. A New Nintendo 3DS XL featuring artwork inspired by The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask 3D will have a suggested retail price of $229.99 and will be available at EB Games, Future Shop, Best Buy and Amazon.ca. As well, a New Nintendo 3DS XL based on Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate, which will have the game pre-installed, will be available exclusively at EB Games in Canada with a suggested retail price of $259.99. The three stand-alone New Nintendo 3DS XL models and the Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate bundle will all be available on February 13.New N3DS XL hardware [10]

In addition to the New Nintendo 3DS XL news, Nintendo also revealed the February 13 launch date of The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask 3D, a new game in the Fire Emblem series, a line of amiibo featuring classic characters from the Super Mario series, the arrival of amiibo compatibility [11] in Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS and many details about upcoming Wii U [12] and Nintendo 3DS games, including Code Name: S.T.E.A.M., Splatoon [13], Kirby and the Rainbow Curse [14] and Mario Party 10 [15].

“We are only a couple of weeks into 2015, and Nintendo is already starting the year off with a bang,” said Pierre-Paul Trepanier, senior director and general manager. “With New Nintendo 3DS XL coming very soon and an enormous library of exclusive Wii U and Nintendo 3DS games launching throughout the coming months, it has never been a better time to be a Nintendo fan.”

Some of the other highlights revealed in the video include:

Nintendo 3DS

Wii U

amiiboamiibo super mario lineup [22]

Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS and Wii U

Third-Party Games:

Many great third-party games are coming soon to the Nintendo eShop, including the following:

You can also now pre-order or purchase a number of games directly from a PC or smart device by visiting Nintendo’s Buy Digital [24] page.

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