Why would Nintendo release a "2D" 3DS - When the original already does 2D?

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4 years ago#1
Nothing really surprises me anymore.

But I still have yet to see an explanation as to why Nintendo would go to the trouble of releasing a 2D version of a console that already does 2D as it is.
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4 years ago#2
Because nobody likes options, apparently. :/
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4 years ago#3
The 2D version supposedly comes with a second analog stick.
4 years ago#4
OmegaZero633 posted...
Because nobody likes options, apparently. :/

But they already have the option! TURN THE 3D OFF!!
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4 years ago#5
Because people don't want to pay extra for a 3D feature they won't use.
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4 years ago#6

From: Broncav | #004
OmegaZero633 posted...
Because nobody likes options, apparently. :/

But they already have the option! TURN THE 3D OFF!!


Dude

not letting it be capable of 3D would make the damn thing cheaper
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4 years ago#7
Lost_Seraph09 posted...
The 2D version supposedly comes with a second analog stick.


So Nintendo is going to release a new revision of the 3DS that strips away the key feature, and yet ADDS a major change in the control scheme that the "pricier and more sophisticated model" would not have?
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4 years ago#8
Because Sony is releasing a WiFi less PSP when you can already turn the WiFi off!
4 years ago#9
Broncav posted...
Lost_Seraph09 posted...
The 2D version supposedly comes with a second analog stick.


So Nintendo is going to release a new revision of the 3DS that strips away the key feature, and yet ADDS a major change in the control scheme that the "pricier and more sophisticated model" would not have?


That's "LOGICK" to you according to some fellow members here.
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4 years ago#10
But then why would you buy a console that's all about the 3D, then turn the 3D off? The problem is probably more to do with the fact that the console looks like it's all about the 3D at first glance. Putting 3D in the name of the console didn't really help them I don't think. If it were marketed more as the next gen DS that just so happened to have 3D as one of its features, kind of like how the Vita mentions having a touch screen but doesn't call itself a PSP Touch, then the public would probably understand it better.
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