Nintendo Co. this week said it will sell the Nintendo 3DS XL Aug. 18 at U.S. retail.

The Nintendo 3DS XL will include a 4.88-inch main display, 90 percent larger the current Nintendo 3DS, and include a 4GB SD card. It will hold an MSRP of $199.99, $20 more than the standard 3DS.

In addition, Nintendo said it will sell Professor Layton and the Miracle Mask in Nov. The strategy title Fire Emblem will be sold in 2013.

Finally, Nintendo will partner with Namco Bandai to develop a new installment of Smash Bros. to the Nintendo 3DS and the Wii U.

Nintendo launched the Nintendo 3DS handheld with 18 software titles Mar. 27.

The hardware includes two screens, a 3D Depth Slider, a Circle Pad, a 2GB SD Card and 3-D display technology that does not require the use of special glasses.

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