New $150 3DS Revealed, 8 Wii U/3DS Games Drop to $20
Nintendo says these deals are "some of the best and most varied we have ever offered."
Nintendo today announced that eight games are being added to the $20 Nintendo Selects lineup, including The Legend of Zelda: Wind Waker HD and Luigi's Mansion: Dark Moon. Additionally, Nintendo has revealed a New Nintendo 3DS system (at a lower price) and a handful of Wii U/Amiibo bundles.
Beginning on August 26, Wind Waker HD and Dark Moon, as well as Animal Crossing: New Leaf, Tomodachi Life, Nintendogs + Cats Golden Retriever & New Friends, Lego City Undercover, Lego City Undercover: The Chase Begins, and Nintendo Land will see their prices permanently drop to $20.
Nintendo also announced a new Super Mario 3D Land Edition New Nintendo 3DS system. Debuting on August 26, the $150 system comes with a pre-installed copy of Super Mario 3D Land, as well as two interchangeable Mario-themed cover plates, one of which features 8-bit versions of iconic Nintendo characters. This system will be sold exclusively at Walmart and Target.
Additionally, Nintendo announced that it will launch new Wii U + Amiibo bundles on September 9. Starting that day, Nintendo will launch five new bundles for $40 each; these include (descriptions written by Nintendo):
|Wii U Game||Amiibo Character||Functionality|
Yoshi's Woolly World
|Pink Yarn Yoshi||Activates "Double Yoshi" in single-player mode, allows players to save favorite collected patterns to the Amiibo figure|
|Yoshi's Woolly World||Light Blue Yarn Yoshi||Activates "Double Yoshi" in single-player mode, allows players to save favorite collected patterns to the Amiibo figure|
Mario Party 10
|Peach||Play with and customize the Amiibo in Party Mode|
|Mario Party 10||Bowser||Play with and customize the Amiibo in Party Mode|
Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker
|Toad||Unlocks a hide-and-seek challenge|
"These back-to-school deals are some of the best and most varied we have ever offered," Nintendo marketing executive Doug Bowser (yes, that's his real name), said in a statement. "Now is clearly the best time to get started on your essential Nintendo game collection."
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