Hyrule Gold New Nintendo 3DS XL Gamestop Exclusive - already sold out, Tri Force Heroes Bundle added

GameStop was breifly retailing a Hyrule Gold New Nintendo 3DS XL, but updated their website to include a large bundle for the console and Tri Force Heroes for $240.

GameStop is giving Zelda fans around the world a gift of a New Nintendo 3DS XL themed in Hyrule Gold. This GameStop exclusive handheld device is set for pre-order until it's October 30th release date, for the price of $200. It's unfortunately already sold out, but will hopefully be back very soon.


Later today, GameStop officially added a Tri Force Heroes bundle for pre-order with this limited edition New Nintendo 3DS XL. The large price is $240. The single handheld console is sold out, and unsure when it'll be coming back for purchase alone. 

New Nintendo 3DS Features

Nintendo has added some new features in their New Nintendo 3DS XL model, specifically in hardware. While this New Nintendo 3DS will be themed after Hyrule, there are no games that come digitally with the handheld console, but it is bound to be limited-edition and loved by many collectors. Below is a full list of the upgrades and changes:

  • Face Tracking 3D
  • New controls, C stick
  • Built-in amiibo support, no add-on NFC reader needed
  • Faster processor

The New Nintendo 3DS XL does not however come with a charging cable, so buying one separately is required.

Just in time for Tri Force Heroes

The new highly anticipated edition in the Zelda franchise, Tri Force Heroes also releases in October, on the 23rd to beprecise. Featuring clever dungeons, multiplayer capabilities, and a great use of the 3D technology, the game is only releasing a week before the new Hyrule Gold New Nintendo 3DS XL.Do you plan on purchasing this New Nintendo 3DS XL or the bundle? Do you know of any collectors that would love to have this device? Share your thoughts below!

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