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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

  • Shadow703793
    3D is over rated imo. It's just a gimmick. Devs should focus more on game play and content. No matter if the game has 3D or not, it won't sell if it has $hitty content and gameplay.
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  • aleccj1
    Depending on the graphics, I might actually buy this. Would be my first Nintendo product.
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  • Simple11
    But its 3D without glasses.
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  • MasterM40
    Nintendo is always on its game(get it?) i think if they are releasing it then it may hold some goodies, plus its probably aimed at the youth anyway!
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  • ugygguy
    je
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  • jasonpwns
    Shadow7037933D is over rated imo. It's just a gimmick. Devs should focus more on game play and content. No matter if the game has 3D or not, it won't sell if it has $hitty content and gameplay.
    It's already sold for me. They are remaking OoT and Paper Mario. Oh and I won't touch the 3d features.
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  • spentshells
    I dont know I really liked a lot of the 3d I've seen as far as at home set go I find it very impressive
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  • Aionism
    I'll wait a year or two for the 3DSi XXL Premium Deluxe Edition.
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  • eddieroolz
    Slightly old news, but has there been any confirmation?
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  • eddieroolz
    Slightly old news, but has there been any confirmation?
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