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Nintendo releasing Hylian Shield-themed Zelda Nintendo 2DS

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The Nintendo 2DS XL Hylian Shield Edition will be exclusive to GameStop

New Nintendo 2DS XL Hylian Shield Edition - box Nintendo

Nintendo will release a new model of its New Nintendo 2DS XL this summer with a fresh Legend of Zelda theme. Based on Link’s Hylian Shield, the handheld will be sold exclusively at GameStop stores, Nintendo announced today.

The New Nintendo 2DS XL Hylian Shield Edition system will come preloaded with The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds, the 2013 Nintendo 3DS sequel to The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past, and will cost $159.99. The system will be available on July 2.

Nintendo first released the New Nintendo 2DS XL in the summer of 2017. The system, which plays games exclusively in 2D, features the same faster processor, built-in amiibo support, and additional inputs (analog nub and extra shoulder buttons) that were introduced with the release of the New Nintendo 3DS XL.

Here’s a look at the New Nintendo 2DS XL Hylian Shield Edition:

New Nintendo 2DS XL Hylian Shield Edition - view of top of case Nintendo
New Nintendo 2DS XL Hylian Shield Edition - view of top and bottom of case Nintendo
New Nintendo 2DS XL Hylian Shield Edition - view of open handheld Nintendo