Nintendo 3DS XL Silver Mario & Luigi Limited Edition Handheld
The Year of Luigi continues! Starting on the "Cyber Monday of Luigi," a limited-edition, silver-colored Nintendo 3DS XL system - featuring a fun image of Luigi running with his brother Mario - is now available for purchase. The sleek system comes pre-installed with the Mario & Luigi:Dream Team game.
This new Nintendo 3DS XL system is just one of several Nintendo bundles recently announced. Other bundles include a Cobalt Blue Nintendo 3DS system that comes with the Luigi's Mansion: Dark Moon game pre-installed, as well as a gold-and-black Nintendo 3DS XL system that comes with a download code for a digital version of The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds.
Mario & Luigi: Dream Team is the well-received fourth game in the fan-favorite Mario & Luigi role-playing series. In the game, players journey into the imaginative dreams of Luigi to help save Pi'illo Island from a mysterious villain. Using the touch screen on the Nintendo 3DS system, players can manipulate a sleeping Luigi to make fantastical things happen in the dream world, such as altering the dream world environment and growing Luigi to gargantuan sizes.
The Nintendo 3DS and Nintendo 3DS XL systems feature a stereoscopic 3D display on the upper screen to give objects within the game world a feeling of space and depth. It becomes easier to see the position of characters and obstacles, making many game experiences even more intuitive for all types of players.
3D Depth Slider
A built-in 3D Depth Slider allows you to adjust the intensity of the 3D settings on the Nintendo 3DS system to your liking. The 3D effect can also be turned down completely - all Nintendo 3DS games and applications can be played in 2D.
The Nintendo 3DS and Nintendo 3DS XL systems can take photos in 3D, thanks to the two outward-facing lenses. Capture eye-popping images of your friends and family, have fun with filters like the Merge lens, or even use the system's AR technology and included AR Cards to make Mii™ characters and Nintendo heroes appear in the real world with you.
You can share your 3D photos with others by submitting them to the Nintendo 3DS Photo Showcase. Browse featured galleries or submit your own masterpiece to the Showcase.
In a creative mood? You can record your own 3D videos, or 3D stop-motion animation using the built-in 3D camera.
Motion Sensor & Gyro Sensor
Portable play control reaches a new level with these amazing features, allowing for unique gameplay mechanics. A built-in motion sensor and gyro sensor can react to the motion and tilt of the system, so whether players are twisting their systems side to side or moving them up and down, their motion-compatible Nintendo 3DS games respond instantly.
With the Circle Pad, located above the + Control Pad, all three systems in the Nintendo 3DS family offer full analog control. Combined with the touch screen, traditional buttons, camera and microphone input, and advanced motion control of the Motion Sensor and Gyro Sensor, the potential is extraordinary.
All systems in the Nintendo 3DS family come with a Stylus to allow for precise touch controls on the bottom screen.
Almost all existing Nintendo DS and Nintendo DSi games can be played on the Nintendo 3DS family of systems in 2D. With backwards compatibility, your existing portable games look and play just as well*.
If you've downloaded Nintendo DSiWare games and applications on your Nintendo DSi system, you can easily transfer most of those games to any system in the Nintendo 3DS family. You can also transfer downloaded software, sounds, and images between systems in the Nintendo 3DS family. Some games cannot be transferred. See the full list, and to learn how to perform system transfers**.
*Nintendo DS and Nintendo DSi games will be displayed in 2D graphics. Select Nintendo DS games that use accessories in the Game Boy™ Advance slot of the Nintendo DS system are not compatible with the Nintendo 3DS system.
**Flipnote Studio cannot be transferred to the Nintendo 3DS system. Nintendo will be developing a similar application for the Nintendo 3DS.
A system update may be required for some features.
The Nintendo 3DS family of systems brings players together in exciting new ways with StreetPass communication. Set your system to Sleep Mode and carry it with you wherever you go to exchange game data like Mii™ characters, high scores, and custom characters with other users you pass on the street. You control what data you exchange, and you can exchange data for multiple games at once, making virtual connections with real world people you encounter in your daily life.
The Nintendo 3DS family of systems can automatically connect to a wireless Internet access point. Once connected, special items will download automatically to your system via the SpotPass feature, even while in sleep mode. Some of these surprise items include exclusive content and promotions from Nintendo Zone™, unique 3D videos from the Nintendo Video™ service, and add-on game content from your favorite Nintendo 3DS games.
Look for the blue LED light on the outside of your Nintendo 3DS system or a blue dot on your favorite HOME Menu icon to find out if you've received something.
Getting SpotPass on the go is easier than ever! Enjoy a free and automatic connection to Wi-Fi at over 29,000 Nintendo Zone locations across the U.S. and Canada.