Why is 3ds so expensive? [Solved] (2022)

Why are Nintendo 3DS expensive?

3DS is expensive because retro games and consoles are in-demand. While 3DS has only been discontinued for a short while, many people consider 3DS a classic. There are a limited number of 3DS in circulation, and there are 3DS formats that are rare. Moreover, reseller prices for 3DS are increasing, making it expensive.... read more ›

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How much did the 3DS originally cost?

On March 27, 2011, the Nintendo 3DS launched in North America, priced at US$249.99. On March 31, 2011, the system launched in Australia and New Zealand, priced at A$349.95.... continue reading ›

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Is the 3DS still worth it in 2021?

The Nintendo 3DS Will Never Be Forgotten

If we're completely honest, in 2021, the Nintendo Switch is a better buy if you don't already own one. However, if you're dying to try out a brilliant Nintendo handheld that you missed out on, the 3DS is still a fantastic addition to your console collection.... continue reading ›

(Video) Why NINTENDO 3DS is so EXPENSIVE this 2021?
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How much does a normal 3DS cost?

Nintendo 3DS “Buy” Prices (What you can expect to pay as of 07/21/2022)
ModelAmazonCurrent Price @ AmazoneBay Current Price @ eBay
Nintendo 3DS$310$140
Nintendo 3DS XL$336$180
New Nintendo 3DS$468$194
New Nintendo 3DS XL$427$254
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Will 3DS prices go up?

According to pricecharting.com, the price of a generic 3DS XL (standard, not the “New” edition) has climbed to nearly $200, nearly tripling in price in just over a year. If you're all about that New life, a generic New 3DS XL is coming in at an average of $233 with the box.... continue reading ›

(Video) Should You Buy A Nintendo 3DS in 2022?
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How much is a 3DS in 2022?

Storage size is generally a major factor affecting New Nintendo 3DS XL prices. The average sale price for the 1 GB New Nintendo 3DS XL was $282 in July 2022, compared to $ in February 2022. The average sale price for the 4 GB New Nintendo 3DS XL was $253 in July 2022, compared to $207 in February 2022.... see details ›

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How long will a 3DS last?

How Long Will the Battery Remain Charged?
SystemUsing Nintendo 3DS softwareSleep mode
Nintendo 3DS3 - 5 hours3 days
Nintendo 3DS XL3.5 - 5.5 hours3 days
Nintendo 2DS3.5 - 5.5 hours3 days
New Nintendo 3DS3.5 - 6 hours3 days
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(Video) I'm Buying 3DS games again in 2022... Here's Why.
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Was the 3DS a failure?

The 3DS arrived to a changed gaming environment and suffered because of it. It struggled with an identity crisis - Another reason the 3DS struggled against the smartphone market, was because it never made itself clear, either to consumers, or developers, why, or how it was different from a phone.... read more ›

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Why was 3DS discontinued?

While Nintendo initially insisted it was not a "replacement" for the 3DS, declining support and sales meant the venerable handheld's time was limited. In the year to March 2020, only 69,000 3DS consoles were sold.... read more ›

(Video) What to Expect When Buying a Nintendo 3DS In 2021
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Will 3DS eShop shut down?

In late March 2023 we'll wave a tearful goodbye to the Wii U and 3DS eShop, stores with some wonderful exclusives and excellent ports. It's certainly disappointing that they're closing, and we'll all need to get our downloads and purchases in order before they're gone forever.... continue reading ›

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Are 3DS still being sold?

Nintendo announced it was discontinuing production of the console in 2020, and the e-Shops for Wii U and 3DS will shut down in 2023. However, hard copies of 3DS games are available at most game stores and are still available digitally while the eShop is still open.... read more ›

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Is the Nintendo 3DS dead?

It's been an interesting run, but the days of the Nintendo 3DS are officially done. The gaming company confirmed the end of production of the 3DS family of consoles on Thursday, adding a note to the official website, "The manufacturing of the Nintendo 3DS family of systems has ended."... view details ›

Why is 3ds so expensive? [Solved] (2022)

Why are Nintendo DS so expensive?

This happens to exemplify the main factor in rising game prices, both for the DS and retro game consoles, in general: scarcity. No one is mass-producing new games, much less hardware, and the backwards-compatible Nintendo 3DS was discontinued in September 2020.... view details ›

Why are Pokemon 3DS games so expensive?

By 2019, most people moved on from 3DS so stuff like Extra Epic Yarn and Persona Q2 didn't sell very well and as a result are gradually getting more expensive. Game prices for discontinued Nintendo consoles skyrocketed thanks to Covid and the increase of people getting into video games.... see details ›

What is the most expensive 3DS game?

12 Rhythm Thief and The Emperor's Treasure

On eBay, this game sells for around $350 for a complete-in-box copy. A loose game card will still be about a $150 purchase. There are 2 new (still sealed) North American versions available on eBay, both are around $5,000 - making this, possibly, the most expensive 3DS game.... continue reading ›

Are 3DS still being sold?

Nintendo announced it was discontinuing production of the console in 2020, and the e-Shops for Wii U and 3DS will shut down in 2023. However, hard copies of 3DS games are available at most game stores and are still available digitally while the eShop is still open.... view details ›

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