Zelda: A Link Between Worlds 3DS XL Headed To North America

November 22 gets perhaps the most desirable portable ever made, as a golden, Triforce laden 3DS XL makes its way to retailers in North America.

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Gold has always found its regal way into almost every release of a new Zelda game. It began with gold NES cartridges (fake ones, of course) for the first Legend of Zelda game, and now that tradition continues with a limited edition Nintendo 3DS XL that coincides with the debut of The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds, coming out on November 22.

Internet gumshoes had already took the wind out of the big surprise by discovering a leaked GameStop circular for Black Friday, which depicted the box for the limited edition 3DS XL for the suggested retail price of $219.99(USD.) Now official, Nintendo has gone ahead and provided some lovely up-close shots of the handheld that beautifully features gold-and-black coloring and a finely silhouetted Triforce printed on the top and bottom shell.

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If you’re wondering about that twenty dollar price hike for this particular piece of Nintendo hardware, it should be noted that this is a limited edition bundle, and as such, every box comes with an eShop download code for A Link Between Worlds. So, that’s a rather gorgeous handheld, a copy (sadly, not physical, but you take what you can get) of one of the most anticipated games from Nintendo this holiday season, and all for around $200 bucks? Sounds like a winner to me.

Although, I’m pretty sure there’s a good segment of current Nintendo fans cursing themselves for jumping the gun a tad too early on getting a new 3DS XL, and are now contemplating an exchange for this A Link Between Worlds themed portable (seriously, it is really nice looking in these photos.) I spotted a few peeps on my Twitter feed who are in such a worrisome, not-so-really predicament.

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