New 3ds xl Metalic Blue & Metalic Black £139 @ Amazon
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New 3ds xl Metalic Blue & Metalic Black £139 @ Amazon

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Found 15th May 2015
Hey Guys,

Amazon have now price matched Tesco and dropped the price on the metalic blue NEW 3ds xl

A great price , happy gaming and lets see what E3 has in store for it.

Also the Metallic Black variant has now been priced matched to £139,

Thanks for pointing it out guys :-)

Go grab a bargain
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Would of liked the black one to be matched hot anyway.
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Nice one! New they would match eventually. If there was black I'd be very tempted.
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Knew*
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yeah i wasn't to fussed about the colour myself as i have one of those carbon fibre skins.

no more fingerprints lol
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Nice one. Tbh the blue ain't too bad. Id prefer black though, but I guess if your going to apply skins it doesn't matter what colour. Could essentially get this for £100 as I've got £40 in gift cards.
Lets see what flubit offer
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Amazon have now reduced the black one to £139 now as well if you want to add it
Standi

Lets see what flubit offer


Let us know what offer comes back please.
the black one is £139 on Amazon france and the blue oneone is £129, think I'll get mine from there
Might want to put XL in the title as, at a glance, it looks like £139 for a standard one which isn't a great deal.
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johnnicholas92372446

the black one is £139 on Amazon france and the blue oneone is £129, think … the black one is £139 on Amazon france and the blue oneone is £129, think I'll get mine from there



Black on is on amazon UK now too. Also £139
Saw the image and got excited thinking its the XL. Sadly it isn't.
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it's the the xl Madonna Project, i have updated my post.

Feel free to EXPRESS YOURSELF LOL


Does it come with any charging cable to at least plug it to USB port, or nothing at all?
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Go for it. I just ordered both the XL and regular to see which I prefer and send one back.
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BenderRodriguez

Does it come with any charging cable to at least plug it to USB port, or … Does it come with any charging cable to at least plug it to USB port, or nothing at all?


no charging cables or charger included but you can pick up a cheap charger on amazon or game .

if you have an older model just use that charger and failing that if your have any family with one just blag they're charger lol
Edited by: "gotham82" 15th May 2015
A shame you can't apply student discount or I would have bitten!
what extras necessary is to buy for the console? Charger? What kind of? Any advices for newbie which already has ordered it:-) Cheers!
SwoledUp

Black on is on amazon UK now too. Also £139



Becareful from France they may take out the battery any imports outside the UK.
flubit havin a laugh 2% off the instant demand was cheaper, not worth the hassle, of a few quid off
prepare for 3DS 4K this year!!!!!


















Na it will never happen as Nintendo is the company behind it
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REAL_DEAL

flubit havin a laugh 2% off the instant demand was cheaper, not worth the … flubit havin a laugh 2% off the instant demand was cheaper, not worth the hassle, of a few quid off


i know i don't see why people praise that site, it takes them time to ship your goods, longer than Amazon and they mess up orders by sending the wrong items .

to much hassle for the little discount they offer , if people are looking to buy the item and have the money skip it and save the trouble a few pounds is hardy going break the bank just buy from the retailer and have they're easy return policy should any problems arise.

Each to they're own i just never saw the fuss and it was more of a hassle in the end for what may have only been like £2 or so saving .
Edited by: "gotham82" 15th May 2015
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that's a good price i ended up getting my for around £60 had some vouchers to use , i hope we get some new titles at E3 maybe a new Mario game i also wouldn't mind a new lugi's mansion or a wario land game but time will tell.
Will gateway work on this?
possible more than 9.2 firmware
Flubit gave me £135.68 btw for anyone wondering. Gonna stick with my previous 3DS. Not worth the price difference for me.
It will be a bit of a firmware lottery
2StepSteve

It will be a bit of a firmware lottery


can't gateway/sky cope with latest?
joshtbh

can't gateway/sky cope with latest?



Sky3DS can but Gateway will only work up to 9.2
SwoledUp

Go for it. I just ordered both the XL and regular to see which I prefer … Go for it. I just ordered both the XL and regular to see which I prefer and send one back.


When you sent it back did you have to pay a fee? I thought Amazon charges a fee for unwanted returns?
SwoledUp

Go for it. I just ordered both the XL and regular to see which I prefer … Go for it. I just ordered both the XL and regular to see which I prefer and send one back.

Lizardon

[quote=SwoledUp] Go for it. I just ordered both the XL and regular to see … [quote=SwoledUp] Go for it. I just ordered both the XL and regular to see which I prefer and send one back.


You can select unhappy with quality and its a free return (that's what i selected last couple of returns)
Flubit instant offer was 3% off, tried demand and got 2% off oO
£229 at littlewoods??
baalberith

Becareful from France they may take out the battery any imports outside … Becareful from France they may take out the battery any imports outside the UK.



Got mine from Amazon France and the battery wasn't removed.
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Lizardon

When you sent it back did you have to pay a fee? I thought Amazon charges … When you sent it back did you have to pay a fee? I thought Amazon charges a fee for unwanted returns?



Free return with Amazon as long as you code the return labels ''reason for return'' correctly. I usually go with the '' incompatible or not intended for purpose'' and get it fully refunded.

The nn3ds is too small for me. It arrived today and I need to hold it strange, my hands are just far too big for it to use comfortably. The new XL should arrive tomorrow though so ill stick with the XL.
Great price. Well worth it
#Bargain for the new XL model. Not even buying it in Euros or Dollars can I find a better deal.
Mine arrived today - just done the system transfer from my old black 3ds xl. I do prefer the look of my old one but like the enhancements of the new one. Great price and thanks for posting.
twistedanimator

Mine arrived today - just done the system transfer from my old black 3ds … Mine arrived today - just done the system transfer from my old black 3ds xl. I do prefer the look of my old one but like the enhancements of the new one. Great price and thanks for posting.


Do you reckon you have a system with the better screen?
And boxes don;t come with stickers anymore, just got mine today also.
AndreD

Do you reckon you have a system with the better screen?And boxes don;t … Do you reckon you have a system with the better screen?And boxes don;t come with stickers anymore, just got mine today also.



Are you referring to the TN/IPS screen thing?

My XL from Amazon has IPS, but it's the third one that I've had - the first (IPS) had two dead pixels, and the second (IPS) system's stick stopped responding after a week. IMO Nintendo's quality control isn't what it used to be; never had any issues with their previous handhelds. Now not only do you have to worry about the two types of top screen panel (TN = inferior), there's also the hinge wobble with some being so bad that it actually interferes with gameplay.
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