Nintendo Showcases New 3DS’ Faceplate Feature in New Ad

Nintendo has released a new advertisement for the New 3DS in Japan. The commercial centers around the changeable faceplates the handheld will have when it launches, demonstrating this by showing various Nintendo characters changing outfits.

You can check out the ad above.

Revealed last month, the New 3DS will have a second analog pad for camera control, and will support Nintendo’s Amiibo figures when they launch later this year. Since then, it has been confirmed that the device will be region-locked, essentially negating any use in importing it.

Nintendo showcases New 3DS' faceplate feature in new ad

The New 3DS will launch in Japan and Australia this year, while releasing in other territories in 2015.

For more on the New 3DS, check out one writer’s frustration with Nintendo’s naming of the handheld here.

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