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Pokémon Sun & Moon-themed New Nintendo 3DS XL announced

pokemon-sunmoon_1-3dsWith Pokémon-mania in full effect, Nintendo is looking to capitalize on the surging popularity of the series leading up to the release of Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon for the Nintendo 3DS on November 18th. So they've announced a brand new, limited "Solgaleo and Lunala Black Edition" New Nintendo 3DS XL system which will go on sale on October 28th for $199.99.

The slick black New Nintendo 3DS XL system doesn't include eitherPokémon Sun or Pokémon Moon, but Nintendo has announced a $79.99 Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon Dual Pack that includes both games along withs two codes that will unlock 100 Poké Balls each.

Check out some product shots and the announcement below.

"Solgaleo and Lunala Black Edition" New Nintendo 3DS XL:

To prepare for the launches of both the Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon games on Nov. 18, fans will be able to purchase a New Nintendo 3DS XL system inspired by the games starting on Oct. 28 at the suggested retail price of $199.99. That’s three weeks before the games come out – plenty of time to break the system in before diving into the new Pokémon adventures (sold separately). The limited-edition system sports a slick black color with both of the new Legendary Pokémon, Solgaleo and Lunala, gracing the cover.

“This year marks the 20th anniversary of the beloved Pokémon series and people have never been talking about Pokémon more,” said Doug Bowser, Nintendo of America’s Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing. “Playing Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon on this new Pokémon system is the best way for fans to show their love for this iconic series.”

When the games launch on Nov. 18, fans can also purchase the Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon Dual Pack, which includes both games, as well as two codes that will unlock 100 Poké Balls each. The Dual Pack will be available at select retailers at a suggested retail price of $79.99.

Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon introduce players to the latest edition of the Pokémon core series. Taking place in the tropical Alola Region composed of numerous islands, the games include many new features to the series, including a new battle system called Battle Royal, powerful new Z-Moves and the ability to ride several different Pokémon with Poké Ride.

Nintendo New Galaxy Style New Nintendo 3DS XL Console


Manufacturer: Nintendo
ESRB Rating: Rating Pending
Platform: Nintendo 3DS
Genre: action-games

New From: $199.96 USD In Stock
Release date August 29, 2016.