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Report: Nintendo 3DS Launching Nov. 20 in Japan

Nintendo has been as clear as mud about its plans to launch the handheld 3DS. Unveiled at E3, the company initially said it wouldn't launch until the spring of next year. However, later reports revealed that the company could be planning a 2010 launch for Japan.

According to some Japanese tweets from a video game accessories designer using the @nocchisan Twitter name, accessories for the successor to the Nintendo DS will be available late in November. Nocchisan revealed to his followers that 11 accessories he designed for the 3DS would hit on November 20 and according to the Nintendo 3DS Blog said, "Those of you buying the 3DS, please buy them while you’re at it!"

The tweet was then deleted and replaced with one that implied the accessories would be released at the same time as the 3DS, but failed to highlight any date. The account has since been deleted.

Translation of the tweet via Nintendo 3DS Blog:

Nintendo plans to announce pricing and release date on September 29, so we should know the truth by the end of the month.

Source: Nintendo 3DS Blog via Engadget