Nintendo Direct

22.06.2012

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We hope you enjoyed the latest Nintendo Direct. Please see below for the dates & information relating to Australia and New Zealand.

3DS - XL

A big year for the Nintendo 3DS system is about to get even bigger. In a Nintendo Direct video on June 22nd, Nintendo revealed plans to launch Nintendo 3DS XL, a new version of Nintendo 3DS with 90 percent larger screens. When it becomes available in Australia and New Zealand on August 23rd at the suggested retail price of $249.95*, the new system will create even more immersive entertainment experiences for users, delivering a wealth of games and video content that can be enjoyed on the go.

Nintendo 3DS XL features an updated form factor and will be available in Silver + Black, Red + Black and Blue + Black. The new system’s battery life outperforms that of the original Nintendo 3DS and it comes bundled with a 4 GB SD card, which owners can use to store content such as downloadable games and videos from the Nintendo eShop. The Nintendo 3DS XL will include the AC Adaptor in Australia and New Zealand.

3DS - XL in 3 colours - blue, red, silver
  • Freakyforms Deluxe Your Creations, Alive! launches in Australia and New Zealand in September 2012.
  • Professor Layton and the Miracle Mask: launches in Australia and New Zealand later this year.
  • Downloadable Add on Content for New Super Mario Bros. 2: available sometime after the game is launched in Australia and New Zealand.
  • New Art Academy: will be available in Australia and New Zealand on the 23rd of August.
  • Pokémon Black Version 2 and Pokémon White Version 2 for Nintendo DS (games also playable in 2D mode on Nintendo 3DS and Nintendo 3DS XL) will launch in Australia and New Zealand this Spring.
  • The downloadable Pokémon Dream Radar game for the Nintendo 3DS will be available in Australia and New Zealand this Spring from the Nintendo eShop.
  • The new Pokédex 3D Pro is available as a download for Nintendo 3DS this Spring from the Nintendo eShop.

* All prices quoted are Suggested Retail Price (SRP) in Australian dollars

To receive more detailed information about these new releases, make sure to view the latest Nintendo Direct video below.

Watch the latest Nintendo Direct

Watch the latest Nintendo Direct