Nintendo 3DS XL
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Nintendo 3DS XL
Both screens of the Nintendo 3DS XL are approximately ninety percent larger than the screens of the Nintendo 3DS. The console has an improved battery life, lasting from 3.5 to 6.5 hours. The Nintendo 3DS XL's stylus slot has moved from the back to the right side of the console. The AC adapter is not packaged with the console in Europe and Japan. The console is bundled with a 4GB SD card.
The Circle Pad Pro XL, a special version of the Circle Pad Pro for the Nintendo 3DS XL, was released, since the original Circle Pad Pro was not compatible with it due to the system's size.
In Japan, production of some colors of Nintendo 3DS XL has already ceased, with all other colors to be discontinued in the near future.
- Main article: Nintendo 3DS → Pokémon games
The Nintendo 3DS XL is compatible with the same games as the original Nintendo 3DS.
Special Pokémon editions
- Pikachu Yellow edition: Yellow Nintendo 3DS XLs which featured Pikachu on the cover were available at Japanese Pokémon Centers starting on August 25, 2012 at a cost of ¥18,900. It was only available as a preorder and could be picked up between the 25th and September 15th. The console sold out in less than a day, with some fans reporting waiting in line for over four hours.
- Charizard edition: A Charizard edition of the Nintendo 3DS XL was announced for Pokémon Centers throughout Japan. It was available to win via a lottery from November 3 to November 26, 2012. If the sales are successful, Nintendo has announced that it will be available for purchase for ¥18,900 from December 15 to January 14 in Japan.
- Eevee edition: An Eevee edition was available to purchase from a lottery until June 30, 2013.
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