News People Wait 4.5 Hours for Nintendo 3DS XL Pikachu Yellow
posted on 2012-08-25 15:02 EDT
Some customers who wanted to reserve the limited-edition Nintendo 3DS LL Pikachu Yellow waited over four hours in line in Tokyo on Saturday. Over 300 fans lined up at the Tokyo Pokemon Center by 10:00 a.m and the number grew rapidly throughout the day. The reporter from the Japanese website Inside Games arrived at the line 10:00 a.m. and did not get to the register until 2:30 p.m.
The Pikachu Yellow 3DS LL (known as 3DS XL outside Japan) is handheld's first color variant. The system is selling for 18,900 yen (about USD$238). Individuals with reservation tickets can pick up the device on September 15. The Pokemon Center Staff blog also confirmed that this limited edition is not currently planned for general sale.