In terms of sales, the 3DS went past 72 million units in April and new games are planned for 2019.
Although there’s clearly no firm commitment from Nintendo yet, it will be interesting to see what, if anything, the company creates to replace the 3DS.
Will the 3ds be discontinued?
3DS will not be discontinued this year, confirms Nintendo President. Truth be told, Switch sales overall have been doing remarkably well despite the 3DS continuously dropping in price. So, Nintendo doesn’t really have any reason to ditch the handheld completely until it starts losing the company money.
Will Nintendo replace the 3ds?
Nintendo has confirmed that the Switch Lite will not replace the 3DS and 2DS handhelds. At first glance, the Nintendo Switch Lite seems like a replacement for the 3DS line of systems, especially since the 3DS hasn’t had a new game release in some time.
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.
Why was the 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.