So even though it was used in promos ad looks pretty good, the flame red Nintendo 3DS was never launched at the same time that the black and blue versions were. That will all change September 9th, when it goes on sale for $169, the new price for a Nintendo 3DS portable console. “With major upcoming releases in the Star Fox, Pokémon and Mario series, in addition to downloadable offerings from Nintendo eShop, Nintendo Video and Netflix, the system offers new and fun experiences to owners on a daily basis,” Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aime said. Nintendo still seems rather optimistic about the 3DS, and has sold 830,000 3DS units in the U.S. since its launch on March 27th. Press release after the jump.