30 April, 2017
The new system is set to launch on July 28th in the U.S. for $149.99, alongside two new games - Hey! In the Americas, during that same period, 1.2 million Switch units were sold, while another 940,000 Switch units were sold in the region Nintendo calls "Other" (Europe, Australia, and beyond). The New 2DS XL has huge screens for enhancing visuals.
The handheld console will be compatible with all 3DS games, but as the name suggests it will run them in 2D. Moreover, they chose a attractive clamshell design, plus they balance greatly both performance and price.
MORE: Nintendo Switch vs. PS4 vs. Xbox One: Which Console Should You. These numbers suggest that Breath of the Wild and the Switch sold nearly 1:1, which would make it the most successful launch game ever outside of bundled titles such as Wii Sports. The game company announced the New 2DS XL in a surprise reveal last night.
This summer, Nintendo will release a new addition to the Nintendo 3DS family.
The console-handheld hybrid sold more than 2.74 million units in March, better than the 2.4 projected by analysts and crushing the 2 million goal by Nintendo itself before the Switch launched.
According to Nintendo, its new 2DS device will be available in a black/turquoise color, and will have the same size screen as the New Nintendo 3DS XL.
In total, the mobile gaming giant sold almost 2.74 million units of the Switch console globally in less than a month. The Nintendo 2DS XL comes out into the markets with a new C Stick and ZL and ZR buttons which were also a part of the 3DS XL. Sales of Super Mario Maker, which was released worldwide in December 2016, achieved a total sell-through of 2.34 million units.
As mentioned earlier, the device has an 82 percent larger display compared to the 3DS XL.
The company is projecting that the Switch will ship over 10 million units by the end of the financial year. Nintendo reported revenues of $4.4 billion, compared to about $4.5 billion a year ago.More news: Tariffs set on Canadian lumber