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'Samus Edition' New Nintendo 3DS XL to launch in September

Published by Jack Taylor     August 8, 2017     13:45 UTC

Nintendo has revealed a Samus Edition design for the New Nintendo 3DS XL, launching alongside Metroid: Samus Returns next month in Europe, North America, and Japan.

Update: The bundle has been confirmed for release in Europe on 15 September.

Original story: The special edition New Nintendo 3DS XL has a red top-half design featuring Samus, and a gold bottom-half design with the Metroid emblem, and will launch alongside Metroid: Samus Returns on 15 September in North America and Japan; a European release has yet to be announced.

Also launching on 15 September are two new amiibo - Samus Aran and Metroid - and limited-edition software bundles, featuring a copy of the game and additional extras depending on regions, such as a steelbook, a soundtrack CD, and more besides.

Source: @NintendoAmerica on Twitter