Nintendo Announces Two New Nintendo 3DS Systems and NFC Reader

Nintendo has unveiled two new 3DS systems and a portable NFC card reader for older 3DS/2DS systems to give them Amiibo support.

The first new 3DS will be offered as a bundle in the Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer package, which will also ship on 9/25 with two interchangeable cover plates, and an Amiibo card. The other new 3DS model will be a GameStop exclusive Hyrule Edition, which will be available on October 30, 2015.


The NFC reader will retail for $19.99 on September 25, 2015, and will give older 3DS/2DS models the ability to scan in Amiibos and Amiibo cards. Head on down below to check out some of the new 3DS hardware.


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