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Are you going to buy a new Nintendo 3DS XL?

Yes! I will trade in my 3DS to upgrade to the Nintendo 3DS XL!
0 (0%)
No. I will stick with my original 3DS.
13 (81.3%)
I do not have a Nintendo 3DS yet.
3 (18.8%)

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Offline charles109

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Are you going to upgrade your 3DS?
« on: August 16, 2012, 06:33:21 PM »
Are you going to upgrade from a Nintendo 3DS to the Nintendo 3DS XL? Or are you going to keep your regular 3DS?

Chubz: Fixed title to fit with the question.
« Last Edit: August 16, 2012, 07:03:09 PM by Chubzster »

Offline Gameguy1996

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Re: Nintendo 3DS XL new system
« Reply #1 on: August 16, 2012, 07:01:56 PM »
No I will be keeping my 3ds and I would rather spend the money on something different.

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Re: Nintendo 3DS XL new system
« Reply #2 on: August 16, 2012, 07:02:29 PM »
>paying more money for the same thing

yeah, no thanks
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Re: Are you going to upgrade your 3DS?
« Reply #3 on: August 16, 2012, 07:07:37 PM »
I'm gonna keep my 3DS. I don't really see a point in trading my 3DS and money just to get bigger screens.

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Re: Are you going to upgrade your 3DS?
« Reply #4 on: August 16, 2012, 07:11:54 PM »
No. I'm keeping my launch 3DS. There's no point for the 3DS XL unless the original one breaks.

Offline Starlit Midnight

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Re: Are you going to upgrade your 3DS?
« Reply #5 on: August 17, 2012, 10:46:39 PM »
Getting an XL is like getting a Samsung Galaxy SIII. It's the same s*** with minor upgrades.


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Re: Are you going to upgrade your 3DS?
« Reply #6 on: August 17, 2012, 11:56:00 PM »
No point in getting it. Waste of money since I already have the original 3DS. Larger screens plus minor upgrades =/= worth trade price.

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Re: Are you going to upgrade your 3DS?
« Reply #7 on: August 18, 2012, 09:26:00 AM »
Gamestop is offering $100 for the trade in of your 3DS to a 3DS XL.

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Re: Are you going to upgrade your 3DS?
« Reply #8 on: August 18, 2012, 01:47:57 PM »
Nope, I find it pointless.

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Re: Are you going to upgrade your 3DS?
« Reply #9 on: August 18, 2012, 02:56:55 PM »
BUT............BUT.............THE SCREENS, JUSTIN!!!!!


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Re: Are you going to upgrade your 3DS?
« Reply #10 on: August 18, 2012, 05:05:46 PM »
>paying more money for the same thing

yeah, no thanks
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Re: Are you going to upgrade your 3DS?
« Reply #11 on: August 20, 2012, 08:59:40 AM »
The 3DS XL does fix a lot of the problems I have with the 3DS (all the problems I had were fairly minor), but my 3DS still works fine and I wouldn't have enough money for the 3DS XL, even if I traded in my 3DS. Also, I'd have to transfer over my data from my 3DS to 3DS XL, which could get annoying and finally, the 3DS XL doesn't fit in the Pull & Go Folio I have.

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Re: Are you going to upgrade your 3DS?
« Reply #12 on: August 20, 2012, 09:52:22 PM »
What exactly does it fix. Please explain. Please.


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Re: Are you going to upgrade your 3DS?
« Reply #13 on: August 21, 2012, 08:43:07 AM »
What exactly does it fix. Please explain. Please.
It's a matte finish, which means no fingerprints on the system.

The location of the stylus has been moved to a much better position, the right side of the XL (which is where it was for the Lite/i/i XL).

The Start/Home/Select Buttons seem to feel better, compared to the 3DS.

As stated by the previous poster, there is also better battery life and a bigger screen. I also heard that the 3D Effect looks nicer.

Not sure on this one, but I don't think the XL's screen gets scratch marks when closed, like what happens with the 3DS.

On the original 3DS, the top screen felt sort of loose-ish, but that doesn't seem to happen with the XL.

I think that's all. Not the most major things, but I think they were all fixed anyways.

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Re: Are you going to upgrade your 3DS?
« Reply #14 on: August 21, 2012, 09:08:21 AM »
What exactly does it fix. Please explain. Please.
It's a matte finish, which means no fingerprints on the system.

The location of the stylus has been moved to a much better position, the right side of the XL (which is where it was for the Lite/i/i XL).

The Start/Home/Select Buttons seem to feel better, compared to the 3DS.

As stated by the previous poster, there is also better battery life and a bigger screen. I also heard that the 3D Effect looks nicer.

Not sure on this one, but I don't think the XL's screen gets scratch marks when closed, like what happens with the 3DS.

On the original 3DS, the top screen felt sort of loose-ish, but that doesn't seem to happen with the XL.

I think that's all. Not the most major things, but I think they were all fixed anyways.

The matte finish is fantastic.

Don't really care about stylus positions.

The start/home/select buttons pivot downwards instead of in making it feel smoother.

There aren't any marks on the screen from closing. Circle pad doesn't leave marks either. I think its because the whole system has a matte finish besides the screens.

The screen adjusts to two levels instead of just one. The top screen has a slight wiggle.

The only complaint I do have so far is that on the 1st full day of me having it a black line appeared on the screen. Its on every screen. I might have to send it to Nintendo.