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new Nintendo 3DS XL back in stock @ BB and WM (online only) for $239

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[Best Buy] new Nintendo 3DS XL back in stock @ BB and WM (online only) for $239

Hey guys Best Buy and Walmart have 3DS XL back in stock for $239. its not really a deal but considering its how very limited they are, i thought i share.

Black at BB : http://www.bestbuy.ca/en-CA/product/nin ... 4696c2en02
Red at BB: http://www.bestbuy.ca/en-CA/product/nin ... 22b3aben02

Black at WM: https://www.walmart.ca/en/ip/new-ninten ... 0191374733
Red at WM: https://www.walmart.ca/en/ip/nintendo-3 ... 0191374736

The New Nintendo 3DS XL is loaded with enhancements for stunning, captivating portable gaming. It features built-in amiibo support and NFC connectivity, a wider range of controls compared to previous models, and a better, faster processor for incredibly smooth graphics.

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- Enhanced 3D technology uses a face-tracking feature to retain the 3D effect of games regardless of the viewing angle
- 3D Mode is recommended for children aged 7 and older
- 4.88" upper display and 4.18" lower touchscreen display enable unique dual-screen gaming experiences
- Built-in motion and gyro sensors react to your every move as you tilt and twist your device, unleashing interactive ways to control your game characters
- Additional controls include the C stick, ideal for moments where you need a measure of precision, and the ZL/ZR shoulder buttons
- Improved processor performance produces quicker loading times, smoother gameplay, and crisper graphics
- Dual front-facing cameras let you take 3D photos and videos wherever you go, whether you're on vacation or on the bus to school
- NFC-enabled bottom screen makes it easy to bring your amiibo figures to life on the top screen simply by tapping them on the device
- New Nintendo 3DS XL is compatible with all Nintendo 3DS, 2DS, and DS games (Nintendo DS games will not appear in 3D)
- Note: AC adapter not included; console is compatible with AC adapters from Nintendo 3DS, 2DS, and DSi
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Last edited by Leggo84 on Feb 12th, 2017 1:29 am, edited 1 time in total.
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wow really these are rare o.O?!? I see a lot of them at Walmart and SDM
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Nov 29, 2011
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Nintendo had a production issue resulting in a lack of New 3DS XL units over the last two months. Looks like they resolved their issue.
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I still see these around and believe they are still being produced, unlike the Wii U.
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The prices on these are pretty inflated considering the hardware inside.
Last edited by mcfart on Feb 12th, 2017 3:16 am, edited 1 time in total.
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I'm also surprised. I never knew these were limited.
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Limited? How could something be limited when they sold millions upon millions of it?
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I had a old 3ds xl vs a 2ds i picked up for 86.99 with the source deal -25$ coupon. and honestly i prefer my 2ds. I dont have a new 3ds xl to compare to, but i run alot of retro games on my 2ds really nice sytem.
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sandikosh wrote: Limited? How could something be limited when they sold millions upon millions of it?
They were tough to find new in stores
Was a good time to sell used on kijiji
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Why do you downvote that guy, it was really limited, been searching for one since holidays.
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Whaou! 240$ !
This is expensive!!
I maybe out of subject, but think I'd rather buy a iPod or an Android phone for my kids with this price.

Op, you have my vote anyway, I'm glad there are RFDers posting deals.
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mcfart wrote: The prices on these are pretty inflated considering the hardware inside.
A little, but not drastically. There are faster devices but the 3d screen can't be cheap to make. The software lineup on the system is amazing and it's so easy to install cfw at the moment.
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remember don t upgrade the software version to 11.13 because cfw will not work anymore. Time to get one right now for cfw before all new shipment 3ds comes with latest firmware 11.3 ( still not hackable)
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The issue is Nintendo's supply chain strategy. They under-produce hardware only to what they can sell-through to distributors. This is to prevent having to pay for warehousing, and also spending their cash flow without flipping the goods for a profit. So their hardware is frequently unavailable.
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As stated in my original post. I did mention this wasn't a deal. I only mentioned that there wasn't alot of inventory recently... months to be exact. I only posted this to help those who were looking for this model that wasnt able to get one.

It's also mentioned in another thread as well for a different version, that the stock of 3ds XL model has been extremely limited in recent months.
the limited edition pikachu version:
http://www.redflagdeals.com/deal/video- ... -shipping/

Inspite of the upvotes. Guess you can't please everyone.
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mathbes wrote: remember don t upgrade the software version to 11.13 because cfw will not work anymore. Time to get one right now for cfw before all new shipment 3ds comes with latest firmware 11.3 ( still not hackable)
yeah, agreed no hack for 11.3, with 11.2 (which is what you can find these days unless you get really lucky and get 10.x) you can only have homebrew, to downgrade (more possibilities) you'd need a hardware mod anyway.
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nahsha wrote: yeah, agreed no hack for 11.3, with 11.2 (which is what you can find these days unless you get really lucky and get 10.x) you can only have homebrew, to downgrade (more possibilities) you'd need a hardware mod anyway.
I'm pretty sure you can get a9lh onto any 11.2 or earlier device now, and the sky's the limit at that point.

Having said that - better deal is to get one from The Source - with the $25 newsletter coupon. I actually just ordered one today.
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Only Nintendo fans would post in a hot deals forum, consider this a deal (when it's regular price) and call something limited.
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r00t_decision wrote: Only Nintendo fans would post in a hot deals forum, consider this a deal (when it's regular price) and call something limited.
They've been selling better than expected lately thanks to Pokemon and cfw. They've actually been hard to find for this past while.
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why the heck is every nintendo product considered "rare" and "hot deal" at regular price?
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