Nintendo Co. this week said it will sell the Nintendo 2DS handheld system Oct. 12.

Nintendo 2DSThe Nintendo 2DS will play all Nintendo 3DS games in 2D mode only and will be sold in Red or Blue trim at $129.99.

The hardware features a brand new slate form factor with dual screens, analog pad, touch screen, motion sensor, gyro sensor, and wireless functionality.

In addition, it retains backwards compatibility to all Nintendo DS titles.

The final hardware will include 3.5 to 5.5 hour battery life for 3DS titles, 5 to 9 hours for DS titles and Sleep Mode functionality for up to three days.

The Nintendo 3DS sold 1.4 million hardware units and 11.01 million software units in the quarter.

The company cited strong Q1 sales of Animal Crossing: New Leaf, Luigi’s Mansion: Dark Moon, and Donkey Kong Country Returns.

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