The First Special Edition Nintendo 2DS XL Is Beautiful

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The 2DS XL was just revealed. But that isn’t stopping Nintendo from announcing the new iteration’s first special edition: a Dragon Quest Metallic Slime 2DS. Just look at it! So lovely.

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Priced at 22,480 yen (US$201), the handheld comes bundled with Dragon Quest XI and will be released on July 29 in Japan.

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No word yet about an international release. 


Kotaku East is your slice of Asian internet culture, bringing you the latest talking points from Japan, Korea, China and beyond. Tune in every morning from 4am to 8am.

Originally from Texas, Ashcraft has called Osaka home since 2001. He has authored six books, including most recently, The Japanese Sake Bible.

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DISCUSSION

Diversionist
Diversionist

Let’s break down the 3DS’ SKUs:

3DS

3DS XL

2DS

new 3DS (Japan only)

new 3DS XL

new 2DS XL

Yup, no way consumers could ever get confused there!