Pikachu Nintendo 3DS XL Headed To Europe This Year

By Ishaan . October 4, 2012 . 11:13am

Earlier this year, Nintendo released a special limited edition Pikachu 3DS XL system in Japan. The system was made available exclusively at Pokémon Centers in Tokyo, Yokohama, Nagoya, Osaka, Fukuoka, Tohoku or Sapporo, but you needed to reserve one beforehand.



If you live in Europe, you’ll be able to pick one of these up later this year as well. Nintendo of Europe have announced that they will be releasing the limited edition Pikachu 3DS XL sometime in 2012. No further details have been announced yet.


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  • Reki Honoo

    Now we only need this in north america

    • nirvana123

      well we know how they are :(

  •  It wants a money hug!

  • Welp, looks like my fiance will be getting an XL.

    • Mrgrgr and Unacceptable World

      ….. may i also be your fiancee there?^_^

  • British_Otaku

    Didn’t like the look of it before, still don’t like the look of it… >_>
    Guess it is good that limited edition systems are moving to other regions, especially with the region lock issue…

    Choice is good.

  • SirRichard

    I’m honestly tempted, I’ve got the money and I’m looking to upgrade to an XL.

  • Oni123

    Looks cool =) i think i might wait to get something like this before i upgrade 

  • CirnoLakes

    What about the United States?D:

    • Mrgrgr and Unacceptable World

      “I BELIEVE in YOU PIKACHU!!!!”^_^

  • Revorse

    Are his nipples the camera?? Lol. Silly immature me.

    • Grenalie

      You must have weird nipple placement.

      • Revorse

        ?_? How so??

        • They’re near his neck…

          • Revorse

            Well…guess my eyes are wrong.

          • MrRobbyM

            Yeah, if anything, he was a terrible smoker.

      • Xerain

         As it looks like pikachu is leaning forward, it could just be extreme foreshortening.

  • AnimeRemix

    It will be in limited qualities. 


  • Monsley

    I knew that resisting the temptation to buy a 3DS XL on launch would pay off somehow! I so want this now! <3

  • Shadowman

    But where is the U.S version at!?

  • Leon_Tekashi

    Ugh….Don’t tell me NA is going to get shafted again…I understand white portable consoles don’t sell well but come on…More colors = more choices.

    • MrRobbyM

      I would have preferred a yellow base but I’ll definitely snatch this up if it gets a NA release. NoE can be much more awesome than NoA sometimes :/

      • Mrgrgr and Unacceptable World


        Does not compute lol.^_^

  • I “Pika” you Pikachu =P

  • Mrgrgr and Unacceptable World

    I think, i am going to get the Europe version for this one lol.^_^ This one is just too electrifying to not buy.

    Only money problem as always.T_T

    • Barrylocke89

      Don’t forget that the 3DS isn’t regionfree though, so if you’re in America, a European 3DS won’t do you as much good.

      …unless you’re actually in Europe, in which case, go for it!

      • Mrgrgr and Unacceptable World

        Well, i already had 2 3DS here. One is U.S region and the other is JP region. I am thinking of getting this one for the sake of playing some Europe game that could not come to U.S region here.

        It is sad i know.T_T But with region lock, what can we do here.T_T

  • rurin

    …too bad I live in NA D’:

  • wahyudil


  • Pichi

    Tempted if it came in NA. I really wanted black inside, but would snatch for Pikachu.

  • Juan Manuel M. Suárez

    Maybe it’s because I’m not a fan of the Pokemon franchise but I find this to be goddamn awful. The FE 3DS was sexy as hell, this is just plain ugly, for my taste. I’d be embarrassed to use this~.

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