Mugen 3DS XL Battery Grants Whopping 20 Hour Playtime

3DS XL Replacement Battery
Son Weighs Up the Pros and Cons of the Mugen 3DS XL Replacement Battery

I’ve tested a variety of 3DS battery expansions but none as big of hefty as this 3DS XL Mugen battery replacement. I was impressed by the build quality, ease of fitting and performance.

Here’s my short video review and hands on. Although it’s not the cheapest option, the design and super-long duration are both in its favor…

For comparison here’s my time-lapse test of various Nintendo Handhelds (Gameboy, GBA SP, GBA SP (AGS-101 Bright), Gameboy Micro, DS, DS lite, DSi, DSi XL, 3DS, 3DS Mugen and 3DS XL.):

More images and information available on my review for Nintendo Life. The Mugen 3DS XL battery is available here.

Andy Robertson has three children (6, 8 and 10) and enjoys racing R/C cars, playing board games and video games with his family. He has been writing about technology and the family for six years. Recently he has covered the Skylanders games in depth. He speaks and writes as a Family Video-game Expert for the BBC and runs the Family Gamer TV show.