Posted By: Darksaviour69
Nintendo has announced plans to unveil a new handheld called the Nintendo 3DS as E3 this June.
The handheld will be released before the end of March 2011 and will allow the player to experience 3D games without 3D glasses.
The announcement appeared on Nintendo's Japanese website today.
What the press release says:
To Whom It May Concern: Re: Launch Of New Portable Game Machine
Nintendo Co., Ltd. will launch "Nintendo 3DS" (working title) during the fiscal year ending March 2011, on which games can be enjoyed with 3D effects without the need for any special glasses.
"Nintendo 3DS" is going to be the new portable game machine to succeed "Nintendo DS series," whose cumulative consolidated sales from Nintendo amounted to 125 million units as of the end of December 2009, and will include backward compatibility so that the software from Nintendo DS series, including the ones for Nintendo DSi, can also be enjoyed.
We are planning to announce additional details at E3 show, which is scheduled to be held from June 15, 2010 at Los Angeles in the U.S.