New 3DS and New 3DS XL get 2014 Australian launch

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Nintendo's New 3DS and New 3DS XL will arrive in Australia this side of Christmas but are still not due in Europe until 2015.

The platform holder has confirmed a November 21st launch for both devices, which will be priced at AUS$219.95 (120) and AUS$249.95 (135) and arrive alongside a collection of faceplates.

Both machines are scheduled to launch in Japan on October 11th but are pencilled in for a vague ‘2015' release in Europe.

Nintendo UK, meanwhile, seems intent of focusing its efforts on selling an assortment of special edition 3DS and 2DS machines in the run-up to Christmas over here.

UPDATE: Nintendo has confirmed to Videogamer that Australian New 3DS' will work with UK software, opening the door to potential importing for impatient UK buyers.