List of New 3DS XL Colors and Special Edition Systems

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Just like the regular 3DS LL/XL, there several color variants and special edition systems to commemorate the release of specific titles or events. Below is a list of all the current *New* 3DS LL/XL Systems. I will add more to the list as they become available.


System NameNotesImage
Super Nintendo Entertainment SystemExclusive to Europe and Australia
Metroid: Samus ReturnsRelease Worldwide on Sept 15 2017
Pokemon Solgaleo & LunalaReleased on October 28, 2016 in North America.Pokemon Solgaleo & Lunala New 3DS LL
Galaxy Style New Nintendo 3DS XLAnnounced on August 29, 2016 for North America. Released on September 2, 2016. n3dsxl-galaxy
Pokemon - PikachuReleased in Japan on November 18, 2016, due to release on February 24, 2017 in North America.Pokemon - Pikachu New 3DS LL
Monster Hunter Generations (Metallic Blue)Released on July 15, 2016 in North AmericaMonster Hunter Generations *New* 3DS XL
Monster Hunter X (Metallic Red)Release only in Japan.Monster Hunter X 3DS LL
Super FamicomRelease only in Japan on August 1, 2016Super Famicom 3DS LL
Monster Hunter X (Hunting Life)Release only in Japan on April 28, 2016.Monster Hunter X 3DS LL
Fire Emblem FatesRelease only in North America on February 19, 2016.Fire Emblem Fates 3DS XL
Hyrule EditionLaunched in Japan and Europe in early 2016. Released in North America as a GameStop exclusive on October 30, 2015.
Hyrule Gold Edition 3DS XL
The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask 3DRelease in North America on February 15, 2015.Majora's Mask *New* 3DS XL
Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate EditionExclusive to Gamestop in North America.Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate Edition 3DS XL
Super Smash Bros. Release only in Japan.Super Smash Bros. 3DS LL
Animal Crossing: Happy Home DesignerNot released in North America. Animal Crossing: HHD 3DS XL
Orange X Black
Released in Europe and Australia on Nov 2016
Pearl WhiteRelease only in Japan.Pearl White 3DS XL
Metallic BlueNot released in North AmericaMetallic Blue 3DS XL
Metallic Black/New Black*New* Metallic Black 3DS XL
Metallic Red/New Red*New* Metallic Red 3DS XL
Lime x Black (Lime Green)Released originally in Japan on June 9 2016, with a launch in North America as an Amazon exclusive on October 21, 2016. Lime x Black 3DS LL
Pink x WhiteReleased on June 9 2016 in Japan OnlyPink x White 3DS XL/LL
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  1. Anonymous Anonymous
    August 10, 2016    

    the information isn´t correct, some of these nintendo have been released on other countries

    • Debbie Poon Debbie Poon
      August 13, 2016    

      Thank’s for the heads up! We’ll work on updating the information to be as accurate as possible.

  2. Anonymous Anonymous
    September 16, 2016    

    There is also the galaxy one

    • Debbie Poon Debbie Poon
      September 17, 2016    

      Thanks for catching that!

  3. Anonymous Anonymous
    June 19, 2017    

    I have exactly the same “Monster Hunter Generations (Metallic Blue)” but in RED.

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