Nintendo is expanding the range of its handheld console offerings with the launch of the of Nintendo 2DS – an entry-level game console that is able to play all Nintendo 3DS games.
The Nintendo 2DS will be available in South Africa from 14 October in two colour combinations black + blue and white + red.
The Nintendo 2DS retains many of the hardware features of Nintendo 3DS including the same intuitive gameplay controls. It’s also backward compatible, meaning that you can play existing Nintendo DS games. Nintendo 2DS also comes with the same wireless connectivity features as the Nintendo 3DS like access to Nintendo eShop for digitally-delivered fun and online multiplayer gameplay, as well as StreetPass and SpotPass functionality. A 4GB SDHC Memory Card is also included with the Nintendo 2DS ensuring an expanded storage offering.
The handheld console is taking on a new distinctive fixed slate form design and has been created for those looking for additional variety in their handheld gaming choices. Nintendo 2DS allows you to play all Nintendo 3DS games in 2D, including recently launched games such as Animal Crossing: New Leaf and Luigi’s Mansion 2. Two carrying cases are available to purchase separately too, in either red or blue.
The Nintendo 2DS will be available in South Africa from 14th October 2013 and will retail for 1 499 from selected retailers.