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1. Posted: Fri 28th Jan 2011 00:01 GMT
in this it states that they have no plan in the long run for a 3DS lite. They said that they have no plans to make a smaller version.
That does not mean anything... There could be a 3DS XL or a complete revision of the 3DS with better battery and other aspects to the 3DS but still the same size. Don't be fooled quite yet
2. Posted: Fri 28th Jan 2011 00:02 GMT
I was thinking this since the 3DS is soo similar to a console
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3. Posted: Fri 28th Jan 2011 00:03 GMT
They're probably only saying this as a response to those people who say they're gonna wait for a new version of the handheld to come out. I personally reckon it'll be 2 years at the least before they even mention anything like a 3DS Lite
Edited on Fri 28th January, 2011 @ 00:04 by Terra
4. Posted: Fri 28th Jan 2011 00:04 GMT
What Terra said.
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5. Posted: Fri 28th Jan 2011 00:04 GMT
that's because it's too much like the DS lite. I've never thought they would make it, because the basic build is way too similar. It'd be kinda hard to make one thinner.
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6. Posted: Fri 28th Jan 2011 00:15 GMT
perhaps they're planning a 3DS Slim, then either way, it's way too early for them to be announcing anything of the sort... they don't want to shoot themselves in the foot, with people already holding off on purchasing a 3DS due to different factors. :/
Edited on Fri 28th January, 2011 @ 00:16 by theblackdragon
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7. Posted: Fri 28th Jan 2011 00:24 GMT
The 3DS is actually smaller than the DSi, but I'm guessing Nintendo might go the way of a super-size first.
I expect Nintendo to pump out four iterations of the handheld before a successor.They've done it before:
Game Boy: Original, GB Light, GB Pocket, GB Color -- Game Boy Advance (Original, SP and Micro)
Nintendo DS: Original, DS Lite, DSi, DSi XL -- Nintendo 3DS
It's an expectation.
Edited on Fri 28th January, 2011 @ 00:48 by Sylverstone
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8. Posted: Fri 28th Jan 2011 00:26 GMT
Dude, it's going to be called 3DS SP
9. Posted: Fri 28th Jan 2011 00:35 GMT
"No plans for a 3DS Lite YET" is probably more likely the case.
10. Posted: Fri 28th Jan 2011 00:43 GMT
@Sylv: the GBA only had three, though, didn't it? the original GBA, the SP, and the Micro iirc...
11. Posted: Fri 28th Jan 2011 00:47 GMT
Maybe a pattern of 4-3-4?
12. Posted: Fri 28th Jan 2011 01:13 GMT
That's what they want you to think...
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13. Posted: Fri 28th Jan 2011 01:17 GMT
Yeah, he said no "short-term" plans.
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14. Posted: Fri 28th Jan 2011 01:19 GMT
This, this, and this. ....And yet somehow I'll still be buying within launch window.
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15. Posted: Fri 28th Jan 2011 01:20 GMT
BellGoRiiing wrote:That's what they want you to think...This, this, and this. ....And yet somehow I'll still be buying within launch window.
Yeah same here, we all know its going to happen, yet we still buy the first version. xD
16. Posted: Fri 28th Jan 2011 01:26 GMT
There were only three form factors. There was a forth version of the GBA that was basically the exact same thing as a GBA SP, except it had a much brighter back-lit screen as compared with the original SP's dim side-lit screen.
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17. Posted: Fri 28th Jan 2011 02:03 GMT
well, that iwata asks about 3DS pretty much says they wouldnt be able to make it any smaller.
Edited on Fri 28th January, 2011 @ 02:05 by Morpheel
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18. Posted: Fri 28th Jan 2011 02:09 GMT
They're right, they don't have any plans in the long run... But as always, they do in the SHORT run.
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19. Posted: Fri 28th Jan 2011 09:33 GMT
If they release a 3DS XL with longer battery life (like the DSi XL) and a larger effective viewing angle, I would totally buy that over the 3DS.
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20. Posted: Fri 28th Jan 2011 09:49 GMT
The simple fact that they kept the 3DS looking so much like the DS Lite and DSi in terms of form factor makes me believe that they've found a look they like, so I really don't see any updated system any time in the near future, maybe even years. But you never know.
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