Nintendo has confirmed a report that there will be a new, much bigger 3DS coming this August with screens over 90% larger than the original 3DS, which will be arriving before the end of the summer.
More after the break.
Announced during the Nintendo Direct broadcast, the new 3DS XL will sport a 4.88 inch 3D top screen and a 4.18 inch bottom screen. The 3DS XL will come in two options to start, blue and black or red and black styles.
The new portable will be priced at $199.99 and will be released August 19th, 2012, the same day as the launch of New Super Mario Bros. 2.