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3DS launching March 27 in U.S. for $249

In a press event this morning, Nintendo revealed all the 3DS details we’ve waited to hear about for months:

  • $249.99, March 27th for the U.S.
  • March 25th in Europe
  • Launch colors: Aqua Blue and Cosmo Black
  • Only one friend code per system! Local friends are added without needing to input code.
  • 30+ “launch window” games in U.S., around 25 launch window titles planned for Europe 
  • Nintendo eShop: Virtual Console shop features “steady progression of Game Boy and Game Boy Color hits” in addition to new downloadable titles
  • The eShop features a cash-based system and allow users to view game videos, download demos for select games, and see how others rated titles
  • Built-in 3D video player
  • Built-in Nintendo 3DS Sound app plays both MP3 and AAC music files this time
  • Built-in web browser
  • Built-in pedometer app converts your steps into "Play Coins" used to buy in-game content
  • Built-in Face Raiders augmented reality game doomed to awful jokes mangling its title (six AR cards also included)

Let us know what you think!

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