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They should sell the stylus separately too. So many people have one from the ds, dsi, 3ds, 3ds xl. They don't need to include one.



 

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It's not a huge problem in terms of practicality, a small percentage of buyers will be caught out and have to buy one separately.

The penny-pinching nature of it though... it just looks bad. For the company and the product.



Arcturus said:
Is the charger a standard mini or micro USB? Or is it a proprietary charger?

Everyone replying to you with the word 'proprietary' could've also mentioned that it's the same charger they've been using since the DSi. So if you've bought a Nintendo handheld in the last 6 years, you have the right charger.



I'm cool with it. It's kind of like buying an Xbone with Kinect forced on you when you don't need it or want it. If my Xbone breaks I'm not going to buy another Xbone with a Kinect. Why pay for junk you don't need? Also Nintendo is trying to go green and save the planet. Stop hating.







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S.Peelman said:
Arcturus said:
Is the charger a standard mini or micro USB? Or is it a proprietary charger?

Everyone replying to you with the word 'proprietary' could've also mentioned that it's the same charger they've been using since the DSi. So if you've bought a Nintendo handheld in the last 6 years, you have the right charger.

Unless you sold or gifted the DSi or old 3DS to someone else... why keep it, when the new 3DS is compatible to all DS, DSi and 3DS games?



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While I personally do agree it's a bit cheap to leave out the AC adapter on their 'XL models', even though it doesn't look like it when one reads my replies about this subject, I am finding it beyond annoying that once again people are falling over this issue. An issue that been standard since the DSi XL released 5 years ago. On a gaming forum no less, you'd think everyone would know by now after 3 releases and half a decade. Besides that, I think everyone that buys an XL and then gets pissed off there's no charger afterwards should've just read the box before blindly grabbing stuff off the shelf and they can only be mad at themselves, but that's me.



ohmylanta1003 said:
Wow. I've never seen so many whiney bitches in one place! This really isn't as big of a deal as this site and other sites are making it seem.


There's a reason other sites are talking about this. It is a big deal. Nintendo is knowingly selling an incomplete console for more money. You just can't defend this.



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Conina said:
S.Peelman said:
Arcturus said:
Is the charger a standard mini or micro USB? Or is it a proprietary charger?

Everyone replying to you with the word 'proprietary' could've also mentioned that it's the same charger they've been using since the DSi. So if you've bought a Nintendo handheld in the last 6 years, you have the right charger.

Unless you sold or gifted the DSi or old 3DS to someone else... why keep it, when the new 3DS is compatible to all DS, DSi and 3DS games?

I don't know why give it away .

This ties in with my other post though, that would then be your own problem.



alternine said:
ohmylanta1003 said:
Wow. I've never seen so many whiney bitches in one place! This really isn't as big of a deal as this site and other sites are making it seem.


There's a reason other sites are talking about this. It is a big deal. Nintendo is knowingly selling an incomplete console for more money. You just can't defend this.


But I can. And I have. And I will continue to. Nintendo makes some pretty stupid decisions sometimes. But this is certainly not one of them. No one would even say anything if the price was $5 higher and the charger was included. How is this situation any different?



I bet the Wii U would sell more than 15M LTD by the end of 2015. He bet it would sell less. I lost.

Burek said:
And still there are plenty of people defending this. Keep on defending the company that is exploiting you more, it will be interesting to see how far they are willing to go and how far you are willing to let them... But please, do continue pointing out flaws in companies you do not like...

A festive quote for all:
"In Germany, they came first for the communists. I didn't speak up because I wasn't a communist.
When they locked up social democrats, I remained silent. I was not a social democrat.
Then they came for the Jews. I didn't say anything, I wasn't a Jew.
And when they came for me, there was no one left to speak out."
Martin Niemöller


But you're not actually comparing Nintendo to Nazi Germany, right? People defend Nintendo because, while some of their decisions are questionable, they release quality ass products time and time and time again. Other companies in this day and age seem to be faltering. So I think it's bullshit that Nintendo gets jumped on for something so small yet does so many other things right.



I bet the Wii U would sell more than 15M LTD by the end of 2015. He bet it would sell less. I lost.