This morning Nintendo announced, the Nintendo 2DS Handheld. It will play all of the DS and 3DS games, but only in 2D.
In the US it will be available in red or blue for $129.99 from 12th October, the same day Pokémon X and Pokémon Y comes out.
The Nintendo 2DS plays the entire library of packaged and downloadable games for Nintendo 3DS only in 2D, and features a fixed, slate-type form factor. Optional carry cases will be available in red or blue at launch for $12.99 a pop.
As for hardware features, the 2DS shares the Nintendo 3DS’ dual screens, gameplay controls and touchscreen features, and has backward compatibility with the existing library of over 2000 DS games. There’s also wireless connectivity for online multiplayer, Nintendo Video and access to the eShop.
Take a look at some screens of the 2DS below.
Via Press Release
By Dayne “Anjel” Cody