Like the look of the Nintendo Switch, but aren’t quite old enough to party on a rooftop with impossibly attractive twenty-somethings? Today is your lucky day. Nintendo has unveiled the 2DS XL, a halfway house between the kid- and budget-friendly 2DS and the more expensive New 3DS XL.
It hits shops on July 28.
The 2DS XL features the same upgraded hardware and second analogue nub as the New 3DS XL—which means it can handle more technically challenging games like Xenoblade Chronicles 3D—but ditches the seldom-used 3D glasses-free functionality that was the handheld’s biggest selling point at launch.
It also ditches the odd, if robust wedge form factor of the 2DS in favour of a more traditional clamshell design.
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