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GameStop-exclusive New 2DS XL Hylian Shield Edition Launches July 2

GameStop-exclusive New 2DS XL Hylian Shield Edition Launches July 2

Today it was announced that the special edition New Nintendo 2DS XL Hylian Shield Edition system that resembles Link’s iconic Hylian Shield from The Legend of Zelda series, and comes pre-loaded with the critically acclaimed adventure The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds, will launch exclusively in GameStop stores on July 2 at a suggested retail price of $159.99.

Check out the photos of the Gamestop-exclusive New Nintendo 2DS XL Hylian Shield Edition:

“The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds is a sequel to the beloved Super NES game The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past. In this follow-up, Link must once again save the kingdom of Hyrule from an evil force by transforming into a living painting and crossing into a dark parallel world. Conquer puzzles, traps and hidden rooms of deadly dungeons to save both worlds from certain doom!

New Nintendo 2DS XL plays the entire library of Nintendo 3DS games in 2D. With two large screens and built-in amiibo support, it’s the ideal portable system for any type of gamer – especially ones looking to dive into The Legend of Zelda series for the first time.


  • A deep library
    New Nintendo 2DS XL plays all existing Nintendo 3DS and Nintendo DS games* in 2D, including New Nintendo 3DS titles such as Super Nintendo Virtual Console games.
  • Enhanced processing power
    Enjoy improved performance that allows for faster download speeds and software loading times.
  • Easily expandable storage
    It’s easy to expand the storage with microSD cards, giving you even more space to store downloadable games.
  • More control options
    New Nintendo 2DS XL includes a C Stick and ZL/ZR Buttons, giving expanded control options in compatible games. The C Stick allows for sensitive controls depending on how hard you press.
  • amiibo support
    Near-field communication (NFC) is built into the lower screen. If you touch an amiibo (sold separately) against it while enjoying compatible software, you can read and write data on the amiibo and enhance your games in surprising new ways!”

For more information on the New 3DS XL Hylian Shield Edition, visit its official website. For more gaming news, visit our website.

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