Nintendo 2DS Bundles Featuring Pokémon X and Pokémon Y Coming on Dec. 6

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Holiday shoppers that are looking to pick up a Nintendo 2DS system and either the Pokémon X or Pokémon Y video games are about to get a couple of new and affordable options. Starting on Dec. 6, Nintendo is offering two bundles featuring the system and the games:

Target will offer an exclusive bundle that includes the Pokémon X game pre-installed on a red Nintendo 2DS system at a suggested retail price of $149.99. (Photo: Business Wire)

  • Target will offer an exclusive bundle that includes the Pokémon X game pre-installed on a red Nintendo 2DS system at a suggested retail price of $149.99.
  • Toys“R”Us will offer an exclusive Pokémon Y bundle at stores nationwide and online at http://www.toysrus.com. The bundle will include a blue Nintendo 2DS system and the Pokémon Y game pre-loaded on an SD card at a suggested retail price of $149.99.

Both bundles will be available while supplies last.

The Nintendo 2DS system maintains many of the same hardware features as Nintendo 3DS, like touch-screen controls, StreetPass, online multiplayer functionality and the ability to download games in the Nintendo eShop. Without any hinges, the durable Nintendo 2DS is a great first-time system for kids. In addition, Nintendo 2DS is backward compatible and can play the huge existing library of Nintendo DS games.

Pokémon X and Pokémon Y are the latest installments in the world-famous Pokémon series. The games offer a new generation of Pokémon, a new region to explore, new Mega Evolutions and a host of new features. Since their launch on Oct. 12, the well-received Pokémon X and Pokémon Y games have sold more than 2 million copies combined in North America.