Japan's Getting Some Cool New 2DS XL Designs

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Nintendo is bringing three new 2DS XL designs to Japan over the next month, with Mario Kart, Animal Crossing and Minecraft handhelds due to be released.

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First up, Animal Crossing, which is out on July 19 (this one is also headed to Europe and Australia):

Illustration for article titled Japan's Getting Some Cool New 2DS XL Designs
Illustration for article titled Japan's Getting Some Cool New 2DS XL Designs

Also out on July 19 is this Mario Kart design, which is a variation on the black & blue model released in the West last year:

Illustration for article titled Japan's Getting Some Cool New 2DS XL Designs
Illustration for article titled Japan's Getting Some Cool New 2DS XL Designs

Then on August 2 comes the Minecraft 2DS XL:

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More embossed designs, please!

Luke Plunkett is a Senior Editor based in Canberra, Australia. He has written a book on cosplay, designed a game about airplanes, and also runs cosplay.kotaku.com.

DISCUSSION

Cool. Now how about some cool custom Switches. You know, from the console that is selling off shelves and has most people talking about consoles again.

Yeah! That one!