There’s no getting around it: Nintendo’s 3DS is far less expensive than the Switch, by at least $100.
If you’re looking at price alone, the 3DS is the better deal by a long shot.
You can get the largest, newest version of the 3DS — aptly named the “New 3DS XL” — with a game included for somewhere in the range of $150.
Is it worth buying a 3ds in 2019?
Even though the 3DS is preparing to perform its swan song, the console is still worth purchasing in 2019 for its excellent library. The 3DS is also much smaller than the Nintendo Switch, making it the most portable of Nintendo’s recent hardware.
Is a switch worth it 2019?
Because if so, you don’t have a choice but to get the switch. In fact, if you intend on playing any Nintendo game, you’ll have to get the Switch. If you’re looking to play the games they’ve adapted for Switch, there’s no point and no, it isn’t worth it. If you want to play Pokémon and co., then yes, it is.
Can you play 3ds games on the switch?
There’s no backward compatibility for Nintendo 3DS or Wii U games, Nintendo confirmed to Polygon — not in terms of using your old physical media on the new system, anyway. Nintendo Switch uses cartridges called GameCards for its games.
Is Nintendo 3ds discontinued?
The New Nintendo 3DS has been discontinued. The end of New Nintendo 3DS leaves the handheld family represented by just the recently-launched budget New Nintendo 2DS XL and the New Nintendo 3DS XL, both of which feature larger screens. There’s still more to come on 3DS game-wise, too, despite the launch of Switch.