The Pikachu New 2DS XL Is Available for Pre-Order

The adorable Pikachu 2DS XL we reported earlier this month is available for pre-order right now! [...]


The adorable Pikachu 2DS XL we reported earlier this month is available for pre-order right now! The portable system shows off a raised face and that adorable smile Pokemon fans have come to love through the years.

As described by the Senior Vice President of Sales, "The New Nintendo 2DS XL Pikachu Edition is a charming addition to the Nintendo 3DS line-up that is sure to delight Pokémon fans of all ages. "With a massive library of games, the Nintendo 3DS family of systems continues to deliver one-of-a-kind experiences for every type of gamer."

This iconic handheld is perfect for those looking of a new system, or just those wanting to sweet collectible from a beloved franchise. With the extra large bright screen, it's the perfect Pokemon homage that you can play original DS games as well as anything that came out on the later systems, including the 3DS without the 3D cability.

For more bout the system itself before you pre-order yours right here:

  • This colorful yellow system resembles the iconic Pokemon Pikachu, with its nose and cheeks raised on the cover.
  • The new Nintendo 2DS XL system brings you all the power of the new Nintendo 3DS system in a streamlined and affordable package.
  • With its large screens and compact, Folding design, the new Nintendo 2DS XL system can play Nintendo DS, Nintendo 3DS, or new Nintendo 3DS games in 2D.
  • Enhance your gaming experience with added C stick control and amiibo support via the built-in NFC reader/writer.

The Nintendo 2DS XL Pikachu Edition retails for $159.99 on Amazon and will be officially shipping out on January 26th, later this month! It may be too late for holidays, but it's never too late to "treat yo self."

In other Pokemon news, did you know that Pokemon Go's Community Day is going on now and includes a few special surprises for players? To get a little more Pikachu action, you can now catch the surfer variant that was made popular from Pokemon Yellow. In addition, there's also a Shiny Pikachu available to catch, as well! You can learn all about it, and how to participate, right here.

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