Nintendo announces $99 New Nintendo 3DS for the Holidays

new-n3ds-holiday-package_blackJust in time for the always enjoyable Holiday shopping season, Nintendo has revealed a set of brand new New Nintendo 3DS options for those looking to pick up some new portable hardware.

For $99.99, beginning November 25th, Nintendo will offer up a pair of special edition New Nintendo 3DS (non XL version), with no bundled in game, but with a special black or white Mario-themed cover plate. We’re expecting a number of attractive 3DS deals this year, but this is definitely a good starting point.

Check out variou retail outlets for the new SKU when November 25th rolls around.

See some product shots and packaging below.

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It?s a deal spelled out in black and white: For the first time ever, Nintendo?s popular hand-held New Nintendo 3DS video game system will be offered at a suggested retail price of $99.99. Two special-edition models ? one black, one white, both featuring Mushroom Kingdom characters and imagery ? will be available starting Nov. 25. This system, along with great software, will appeal to gift-givers and value shoppers alike.

?Nintendo has some of the best gifts for the holiday season,? said Doug Bowser, Nintendo of America?s Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing. ?Whether you?re looking for games for the whole family, or a cool new system at a great value, Nintendo has you covered.?

Once shoppers pick the system, the next step is to load up on great games. Fortunately, the Nintendo 3DS family of systems library is massive, and has options for every type of player. Some of the new and recently released games available during the holiday season include Mario Party Star Rush, which launched Nov. 4; Pok?mon Sun* and Pok?mon Moon*, which launch Nov. 18; Super Mario Maker for Nintendo 3DS** which launches Dec. 2; and both YO-KAI WATCH 2: Bony Spirits and YO-KAI WATCH 2: Fleshy Souls, which are now available. Shoppers can find more holiday game recommendations along with special offers, bundles and discounts by visiting Nintendo?s official Holiday Gift Guide.

Fans who want to build up their Nintendo 3DS game libraries can turn to evergreen classics like Animal Crossing: New Leaf, Mario Kart 7, Super Mario 3D Land or The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds. At the same time, they can look to the future, knowing that a new Pikmin game for Nintendo 3DS, Ever Oasis and Dragon Quest VIII: Journey of the Cursed King are on the way in 2017.