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Circle Pad Pro: 480 hours of battery life?

Reports from Japan suggest so

The Circle Pad Pro may require one triple A battery but according to the latest reports from Japan, the battery will last a long time.

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Japanese website Andriasang reports that the manual for the Circle Pad Pro (due for release on 10 December in Japan) states that you can expect 480 hours of play time from one battery.

Considering Resident Evil Revelations is ten hours long (not counting Raid mode), you'll be able to play through it with the Circle Pad Pro without having to worry about the battery life. Although you might need to recharge your 3DS!

It's also good news as you need to use a screwdriver to get the battery compartment open.

The Circle Pad Pro will be released in the UK on 27 January, on the same day as Resident Evil Revelations.

Are you going to buy the Circle Pad Pro?

[ Source: Andriasang ]

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  1. Tobeh Thursday 8th Dec 2011 at 11:38

    Hell to the yeah!

    Big T

  2. lrwr14 Thursday 8th Dec 2011 at 11:40

    OMG Monster Hunter 3G.

    Resident Evil Revelations comes out on 27 January, My birthday is on the 28 January :D. Might just get it.

  3. imbusydoctorwho Thursday 8th Dec 2011 at 12:47

    I guess I'll be getting it,good battery life aswell.

  4. tomutwit Thursday 8th Dec 2011 at 12:50

    Oh. Right.
    I read that title thinking that that bloody massive thing had the power to multiply your 3ds battery life by 100s...

  5. Redfish20 Thursday 8th Dec 2011 at 14:15

    Doesn't surprise me, the batteries in a Gamecube Wavebird lasted forever

  6. CyberGW Thursday 8th Dec 2011 at 15:22

    Wahoo! You can play for 20 days straight! That's great!
    Not that I would do that though... :wink: :wink:

  7. Waldy565 Thursday 8th Dec 2011 at 18:33

    if its bundled with revelations, ive got no choice :(

  8. colourblindyoshi Thursday 8th Dec 2011 at 20:50

    again, nintendo gives good battery life in a peripheral we will rarely use. as long as its not a bizarre, unfindable battery which costs 20 quid, that sounds ace. nice. though i can't see me ever getting 480 hours out of it. all good though. i would have been happy with 48.

  9. Riccardo Thursday 8th Dec 2011 at 21:41

    Is that storage for a spare game on the inside of the Circle Pad Pro? Because it sure looks like it on that picture...

  10. Red-Wolf Thursday 8th Dec 2011 at 23:21

    I'll wait until Monster Hunter 3DS to get one. Still, 480 hours is an impressive battery life, if only the batteries in the systems themselves lasted that long...

  11. 3MEGAMAN Friday 9th Dec 2011 at 00:04

    Is that storage for a spare game on the inside of the Circle Pad Pro? Because it sure looks like it on that picture...


    I think that is the place where the AAA battery is located since it is said the compartment is opened with a screwdriver from what I heard.

    This thing probably doesn't use up that much power than I can't wait till Resident Evil comes out to play with it. Just need to have a demo of it on the e-shop.

  12. Riccardo Friday 9th Dec 2011 at 19:35

    Is that storage for a spare game on the inside of the Circle Pad Pro? Because it sure looks like it on that picture...


    I think that is the place where the AAA battery is located since it is said the compartment is opened with a screwdriver from what I heard.

    This thing probably doesn't use up that much power than I can't wait till Resident Evil comes out to play with it. Just need to have a demo of it on the e-shop.

    That's not what I meant - if you look just below the battery compartment (the bit with the screw in) there's a 3DS game which appears to be slotted into the Circle Pad Pro. I could be wrong, but it looks to me like it's a means of storing a spare 3DS game

  13. fisher2007 Saturday 10th Dec 2011 at 22:04

    I guess I'll be getting it,good battery life aswell.

    I'll be getting it as well. 8)

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