New Nintendo 2DS XL now available in North America

The New Nintendo 2DS XL is now available in the North American region. If you are interested, you can purchase the Black and Turquoise version of the handheld with this link from Amazon.

For the uninformed, the New Nintendo 2DS XL system removes support for stereoscopic 3D. You can find Amazon’s product description of the portable system below:

Gamers of all ages can play in style with the New Nintendo 2DS XL system. It gives you the power of the New Nintendo 3DS XL system in a streamlined, affordable package-and plays a huge library of games in 2D.

Colorful accents add style, while the sleek clamshell design makes it comfortable to hold and helps to keep screens safe from scratches when closed. A fast processor offers short loading times, so you can start playing in a snap. And it’s all in a lightweight, play-anywhere package.

The C Stick brings enhanced controls (like intuitive camera control) to compatible games, while ZL and ZR buttons give you plenty of options. Tap an amiibo figure to the near-field communication (NFC) reader on the lower screen to enjoy amiibo features in compatible games. You can play all Nintendo 3DS, New Nintendo 3DS and most Nintendo DS games in 2D on this system.

So, if you are looking for a new 3DS handheld, then you might want to check out the newly available New Nintendo 2DS XL.