I have play pokemon for a long long time. I haven't play Black/White 1 and 2 either. I was sold instantly on the 2ds because I can finally play pokemon X/Y. Now my rival ( friend irl ). He got 4 shinys couple 100s legendary pokemon. That he can transfer over from the previous pokemon games. HELP ME POKEMON MASTERS
X/Y will be on 3DS only. I doubt the next gen will be 2DS, because that.d be a step back.
Your ignorance is staggering. '2DS' doesn't refer to the DS series handhelds, it is a new model in the 3DS series. It has the 3D feature stripped out and a redesign.
It is a cheaper system that is a good option for those on a tight budget, can't percieve 3D, or have children under 7 (but don't have a 3DS yet).
All 3DS games will play on the 2DS because it is a part of the 3DS console series. The 3D effect is not necessary, and in fact I have it off most of the time because of the battery drain, despite being able to see it just fine.
Plus, removing one unecessary feature is never a step back. Particularly when there is good reason for doing so.
Edit: Great, I was late posting...
I gave up and did the 3DS transfer anyway... 3DS XL FC: 2492-4470-1418 / White 2 FC: 0047-4149-5185 / White FC: 0348-0626-6780