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Going for the New 3ds XL Upgrade
Old 05-23-2015, 12:40 PM
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Default Going for the New 3ds XL Upgrade

I bought a 3ds XL 2 years or so ago, and to be honest, I thought that this will be the end product of the 3ds console franchise.

I had my doubts regarding an upgrade, but I eventually gave in to my temptations and decided to save up for the upgrade.

My issue is; I currently reside in an area without the said new 3ds XL, but, in a month or so, I will be heading to Japan.

Now, I have downloaded many, many games on my North American 3ds XL, therefore, I do not wish to buy the Japanese new 3ds LL, due to region locking.

Therefore, does Japan have any importing console stores? If they do, do they sell the new 3ds XL (North American), and for how much does it go for?

Thank you in advance, you guys! I really need some clarification on this matter.
Old 06-12-2015, 09:51 PM
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Your chances of finding a North American 3ds xl are pretty much zero. Japan as a rule does not import electronics of any kind from other countries.

You should consider buying a 3ds xl from an online store like