Is it worth it to get the XL over the original?

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3 years ago#1
I noticed that the XL's 3D effect did not seem as pronounced when I tried a demo unit at GameStop. Not sure if this is just due to a poor unit or if I should stick with the original. I haven't owned a portable in years, so it's not like I'm looking to trade up or anything. I'd be happy with the smaller screen if it truly works better.
3 years ago#2
people will respect you more if you own a XL.
3 years ago#3
Personally I much prefer the XL to the original.
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3 years ago#4
Yes. Yes.

3 years ago#5



and YES

For example; when you play DS games they have a much better native resolution (When you press start or select) than the 3DS.

Your eyes will be more comfortable; and just because of that you will enjoy games more.
3 years ago#6
I could never go back to a normal 3DS after playing with an XL.

So worth every cent
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3 years ago#7
I did not like the release model at all. XL is at least acceptable.
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3 years ago#8
That makes my choice easier. Thanks, everyone.
3 years ago#9
very worth it.

- large screens = OMG
- better face buttons and dpad
- ds lite stylus placement on the side
- no more fingerprint magnet system
- matte finish
- rounded edges so your palms won't hurt
- slightly longer battery
- comes with 4gb sd card
- 3d slider can lock in place in the off position to prevent accidental 3d
- select, home, and start are real buttons now
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3 years ago#10
Played a demo one. Screen difference is enormous.
Much larger sweet-spot for the 3d effect as well.
I'd highly recommend it.
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