Interested in learning what's next for the gaming industry? Join gaming executives to discuss emerging parts of the industry this October at GamesBeat Summit Next. Register today.


Nintendo is bringing the New 3DS XL to North America next month, and that includes a special edition version that is themed around the Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask 3D. But if you want one of these, you’d better act fast.

Not long after Nintendo’s Direct video event this morning, GameStop started selling the Majora’s Mask New 3DS XL online. Less than a half-hour later, it was sold out on the website. If you want that Zelda-themed handheld, you can still get it by going into a GameStop retail location. But that is also about to sell out, according to GameStop.

“I just received word that yes, it is sold out online and about to be sold out in stores as well,” a GameStop spokesperson told GamesBeat. “It wasn’t as of 10 minutes ago, but should be any minute.”

We asked Nintendo if it will have an allotment of the Majora’s Mask New 3DS XL editions that available on launch day without a preorder and are waiting for a response.

Event

MetaBeat 2022

MetaBeat will bring together thought leaders to give guidance on how metaverse technology will transform the way all industries communicate and do business on October 4 in San Francisco, CA.

Register Here

As for GameStop, the retailer is trying to find out for itself if it will get more Majora’s Mask New 3DS XLs.

“I’m waiting to hear whether there will be more product coming,” the spokesperson said.

We’ll update this post with any new information.

GamesBeat's creed when covering the game industry is "where passion meets business." What does this mean? We want to tell you how the news matters to you -- not just as a decision-maker at a game studio, but also as a fan of games. Whether you read our articles, listen to our podcasts, or watch our videos, GamesBeat will help you learn about the industry and enjoy engaging with it. Learn more about membership.