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CitySlicker Case for Nintendo 2DS XL and 3DS XL

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The slim 3DS XL CitySlicker is probably the best-looking case available for your new new 3DS XL. Made of sturdy ballistic nylon and premium leather, it's custom-fitted for your device and provides pockets for your favorite games you may want to take along. The cushy interior hugs the new 3DS XL so it doesn't jostle around. The exterior sports a double-layer leather flap that enriches its look. The back of the case has a stretchable, self-locking zippered pocket to hold more games and ear-buds. Now available for the new 3DS XL!

All our products are crafted locally in our workshop by the most skilled sewing team in San Francisco.

- Full-grain cowhide leather flap
- Ballistic nylon body
- Rear power mesh pocket
- Soft liner

Weight & Dimensions:
NEW 3DS XL: 7.25" x 4.5" x 1.25"; 4.4 oz.
NEW 2DS XL: 7" x 4.35" x 1.25"; 4.0 oz.

- YKK locking zippers

  • Assorted leather flap colors
  • Rear power mesh pocket for larger items including charger
  • Three slots for game cards, each pocket fits two cards each

The CitySlicker is custom-fit for the 2DS or NEW! 3DS XL consoles and carries 3 game cards. If you have an additional protective casing on your console, it will make for a poor fit.
The back mesh pocket can hold other accessories. The CitySlicker can be used on its own, or stashed inside other WaterField Bags.

*** The old 3DS XL can also fit in NEW! 3DS XL CitySlicker size.

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Thank God, A 3DS XL Case For Adults

Kotaku - Jan. 28, 2013

The CitySlicker is the welcome high-end video game accessory that actually feels high-end. It'll protect your hardware and let you carry a ton of extra games, headphones, and even your AC adapter. It looks mighty nice, too. If you're planning to play as much Fire Emblem (or whatever else) on the go as I've been, it's just the thing.

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Cradle your 3DS in this classy cocoon of leather goodness

Cult of Mac - May 1, 2014

" can't go wrong with the CitySlicker case — a dose of class to prove to yourself and everyone else what an upscale, cool and utterly hip gaming aficionado you really are."

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Accessory Review: WaterField New Nintendo 3DS and XL Cases

Nintendo Life - February 27, 2014

“We'd highly recommend the CitySlicker. It comes at a premium price, but its quality shines though and we can't think of a better way to transport your New 3DS XL in safety.”

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Accessory Review: WaterField CitySlicker 3DS Case

Nintendojo - March 25, 2015

“When retailers, other companies, even independent businesses decide to rival WaterField on the level showcased here, the discussion can be had for what the best case is for the 3DS family. However, as it stands, WaterField has created what can only be summed up as the perfect case; quality-first, care-embedded, and all-around illustrious. What’s presented here is a display of artistry, and, personally, I’d have it no other way.”

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WaterField Designs: The Case for Luxury

The Buttonsmashers - June 3, 2015

“I'm very happy with my Waterfield 3DS case, and I recommend it to anyone who wants to carry their 3DS in style and safety.”

Customer Reviews

Based on 178 reviews
Smoothest 3DS Case Ever

Whenever I pull this out of my backpack, people are surprised by how slick, but also how compact this 3DS case is. I got this in the blue leather and got a matching Switch one too.


CitySlicker Case for Nintendo 2DS XL and 3DS XL

Spectacular Case

Wow, this case is living up to my expectations 100%. Protects the cherished 3DS and looks like a stone cold classic piece of awesomeness while doing it. In addition to the system, it holds up to three games in the front interior and has a pocket on the back exterior for a stylus, headphones, and other small items.

Beautiful Quality Case

This case is great, fit my 3DS XL like a glove. Couldn't be happier with my purchase.

For a bit more style in gaming

LOVE these cases. I've bought 3 of them now for different consoles and purposes (Switch Multiplayer, smaller one for the bike, and a 2DS case). Quite a bit classier than the cheap plastic ones you get at target, and looks great with my retro cruiser.

How do you suggest I clean the leather?

Actually, we suggest not doing anything. Part of the beauty of highly distressed leather develops as it gets used over time— with rain or getting bumped around. Leather conditioners will darken and alter the leather, maybe not something you desire. If at some point you want to condition the leather - we suggesting using Mink Oil. This will darken a bit at first - but will keep the leather very nice. You can also spread the oils around and smooth them out a bit with a hair dryer and your hand. Any leather discoloration or marks are straight from the actual hide itself; it's part of the character of the leather. That’s how you know it’s the real thing. Each hide has it own look; it's unique just like you. With naturally tanned leather, there's always going to be a bit of character on it that's hard to control. It's one of the reasons we like it so much, you'll always be getting a one-of-a-kind bag.

How do you suggest I clean the ballistic nylon?

The ballistic nylon is *very* durable and will take scrubbing with a stiff brush and mild soap. Blot with towels/rags and let the case dry out. This should have the case looking good as new.

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  • 3DS case is perfect, apart from.
    - Andrew D., Scotland
  • Quality 3DSXL case. Worth EVERY penny!
    - Beau C.
  • The best 3DS case available. Period.
    - Brandon M., California
  • Makes my 3DS look grown-up!
    - Chris C., Georgia
    - K. P., Texas
  • 3DSXL. Vita. Wallet. Customer for life.
    - Nick W., USA
  • Classiest 3DS case I've ever seen!
    - Stephen T., California