Nintendo 3DS Right Thumbstick Add-on Confirmed

Some redesign rumors pan out thanks to Monster Hunter 3G

Remember back when we posted about some Nintendo 3DS redesign rumors? Well, at least one of those is panning out according to the latest issue of Weekly Famitsu. Check out Nintendo's slide pad peripheral after the jump.

 

The attachment was revealed in a feature on Monster Hunter 3G, an expanded version of Monster Hunter 3 headed to Nintendo 3DS. 3G will include changes to the world of the Wii version in addition to being packed with content. 

 

As for the slide pad which will be used to play the game, it essentially slides onto the 3DS, adding a second thumbstick to the portable. Have a look for yourself below.

 

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More information should be known about the pricing and release date for the peripheral when Nintendo makes a formal announcement after Famitsu hits the stands. 

 

Image via @south1996

 

Monster Hunter 3G info via Andriasang

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