Nintendo 3DS XL Announced, More Details Inside

Probably the biggest announcement during Nintendo Direct came in the announcement of the new version of the 3DS, the 3DS XL. The system is set to release in North America on August 19th to coincide with the release of New Super Mario Bros. 2 for the 3DS.

Here is all the information revealed about the system so far:

It will have a 4.88 inch top screen, and a 4.18 inch bottom screen

The device will have a longer battery life than the original 3DS, but nothing specific was revealed at this time

A 4GB will be included  for download purposes

Comes in a variety of colors such as black, black and red, and black and blue

MSRP will be $199.99

So is anybody out there going to pick up this version? Let us know in the comments below.