Quick Answer: Why Is The New 3ds Discontinued?

Nintendo discontinued the production of the New 3DS and N3DS XL systems because they came out with the New 2DS XL.

They did this 80% because the Switch was already out, 10% because many players complained that tHe 3D hUrTs mY EyEs, and 10% because developers quit making their games support stereo 3D.

Is the new Nintendo 3ds XL discontinued?

Nintendo has confirmed via delistings from their website that they will only be selling the Nintendo 2DS and New Nintendo 2DS XL, meaning that the New Nintendo 3DS XL is officially discontinued in North America. The New Nintendo 3DS was discontinued in 2017, but the New Nintendo 3DS XL was still in production.

Do they still make new 3ds games?

With that in mind, Nintendo has a bunch of releases planned on the 3DS “for release in 2019 and beyond”. So keep hold of your 3DS, as there are still more games on the way. Not to mention that it is the only current Nintendo console that actually has a very good selection of Virtual Console games available on it.

Is 3ds still worth it 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 the 3ds dead?

The 3DS isn’t officially dead: Nintendo has said that it plans to continue supporting the platform. But the launch of a dedicated handheld Switch suggests the company’s portable game efforts could be focused on the Switch, not the 3DS, moving forward.

Is 3ds better than switch?

One massive advantage the Switch has over the 3DS: It’s a home console and a portable console. The Switch is the perfect mix of Nintendo’s two greatest strengths in gaming hardware. The 3DS, by comparison, feels tremendously limited. Games don’t look as good, and it can only be played in handheld mode.

Will there be a new 3ds in 2019?

In terms of sales, the 3DS went past 72 million units in April and new games are planned for 2019. For now, the 3DS is still a worthwhile purchase in its latest form, the New Nintendo 2DS XL ($149.99 at Best Buy).

Will there be a new DS?

With a console that works both on a TV and as a handheld, there’s really no point in releasing another DS. It’s absolutely no coincidence that they’re releasing handheld exclusive games like Pokemon on the Switch or that they’re releasing cheaper versions of the console, as they’ve frequently done with their handhelds.

What was the last 3ds game?

Persona Q2: New Cinema Labyrinth

Can you take a 3ds on a plane 2019?

The use of the Nintendo 3DS system in aircraft, hospitals and airports, as with other wireless systems, may be permitted if the wireless connection is NOT active. On board aircraft any use of multiplayer functions or wireless connection is prohibited.

Will the switch lite play 3ds games?

I understand the comparison. Both the 3DS and the Switch Lite are devices exclusively made for portable gaming. But where the 3DS and its kin had their own ecosystem of unique games, most of which can’t be played anywhere else, the Switch Lite plays Switch games.

Does 3ds online still work?

There’s no need to overreact! Nintendo haven’t announced anything about the 3DS’s online services being closed. If the Wii Shop can last from 2006 until 2019, I think that at least the 3DS eShop, if not the whole online service for the system will last until about 2021-2022 at the earliest.

Is 3ds Dead 2019?

However, every console has its time in the sun, and despite Nintendo’s protests, the 3DS really is dead now. In Nintendo’s latest financial report, it was revealed that the 3DS sold just 200,000 consoles in the period between April and June 2019, bringing its total worldwide sales to 75.28 million.

Is the 3ds Dead 2020?

Nintendo’s 3DS support will continue into 2020. To that end, Bowser says that Nintendo doesn’t yet consider the 3DS, in The Verge’s words, a ‘dead platform’ and that its current plans see it supporting the “3DS this holiday and into 2020.”