Along with the Smash-themed 3DS XL Limited Edition bundle, Nintendo of Europe has also announced it will hold a Smash-themed eShop sale to celebrate the many playable characters in the upcoming brawler. From this Thursday, August 14, until August 21 – just one week only – a whole host of downloadable retail and Virtual Console titles will be discounted by up to 50 per cent for new challengers.
But from August 21 – 28, a special sale for veteran fighters will let players get reacquainted with characters returning to the Super Smash Bros. series. To find out which titles will go on sale that week, stay tuned to Nintendo eShop, the Super Smash Bros. Facebook page or the Nintendo website.
The Super Smash Bros. Character Sale: New Challengers, as Nintendo have named the special eShop sale, will feature discounts on the following 3DS, 2DS and Wii U games from August 14 – 21:
Mii Fighter Challenger:
- Tomodachi Life – 20% off at €31.99 / £27.99 (usually €39.99 / £34.99) for Nintendo 3DS & 2DS (Card/Download)
- Wii Party U – 30% off at €31.49 / £24.49 (usually €44.99 /£34.99)
for Wii U (Disc/Download)
- Animal Crossing: New Leaf – 30% off at €27.99 / £24.49 (usually €39.99 / £34.99) for Nintendo 3DS & 2DS (Card/Download)
- Kid Icarus: Uprising – 30% off at €24.49 / £20.99 (usually €34.99 /£29.99) for Nintendo 3DS & 2DS (Card/Download)
Wii Fit Trainer:
- Wii Fit U – 30% off at €24.49 / £20.99 (usually €34.99 / £29.99) for Wii U (Disc/Download)
- Punch-Out!! – (Virtual Console – NES) 50% off at €2.49 /£2.24 (usually €4.99 / £4.49) for Nintendo 3DS & 2DS
- Punch-Out!! – (Virtual Console – NES) 50% off at €2.49 / £1.74 (usually €4.99 / £3.49) for Wii U
- Super Punch-out!!! – (Virtual Console – SNES) 50% off at €3.99 /£2.74 (usually €7.99 / £5.49) for Wii U
- MEGA MAN 1-6 – (Virtual Console – NES) 50% off at €2.49 / £2.24 each (usually €4.99 / £4.49) for Nintendo 3DS & 2DS
- MEGA MAN 1-6 – (Virtual Console – NES) 50% off at €2.49 / £1.74 each (usually €4.99 / £3.49) for Wii U
- PAC-MAN – (Virtual Console – NES) 50% off at €2.49 / £2.24 (usually €4.99 / £4.49) for Nintendo 3DS & 2DS
- PAC-MAN – (Virtual Console – NES) 50% off at €2.49 / £1.74 (usually €4.99 / £3.49) for Wii U
Captain Falcon gets no love.
Bro, did you play brawl? He’s a RETURNING player…
I think he meant in the sale. As in no F-Zero titles for sale.
He’s been in from Smash 64, not just Brawl.
Only games from newcomers go on sale. They should have done Pokémon X/Y and Fire Emblem Awakening as well.
Falcon hasn’t had a game in years. Don’t know what the Wii U eShop looks like but I know the 3DS eShop doesn’t have anything for F-Zero.
What makes me frustrated is that Starfox 3D and OoT 3D still costs the same today as they did when they launched…
I want to buy Starfox 3D but no way I’m paying that much for it…
Look on ebay. usually get good prices for download codes. got Nintendo land for £15, and was playing it 30 mind later
I’ll check it out…
Too bad you’re not a big Zelda fan like me. If you were, the price wouldn’t even be an issue. Star Fox 3D, on the other hand, I agree. The camera being used to let you see your friends faces is utterly pointless since they can’t be too far from you any damn way as it’s just local play. You might as well just get the virtual console of Star Fox 64 as it’s cheaper. Least Ocarina of Time 3D not only updated the graphics but the gameplay, too. No more having to pause the damn game to change into the Iron Boots! And then there is the Boss Challenge thing.
If it was MM then I might have bought it at full price but considering OoT is not one of my favorite games of all time plus I’ve already had like 3 different releases of it, I don’t want to pay full price for a fourth one…
Looks like Nintendo wants me to drain my credit card again.
-50% is a sweet spot I buy digital games for.
Nintendo, you guys have to understand… Sigh. Lol. Why do you never EVER have sales for your actual retail games?! Not everyone likes digital and most people probably already own most of these old games. Lol!
Kid, you have to understand.
There is no reason to discount a game that is selling.
That is why CoD games were the same price until the next one came out. Right up until Ghosts that is, but CoD sales and pre-orders has started to decline.
And most of the time you see a game discounted on retailer, it is usually the retailers choice, not the publishers.
I hope you’re joking. Because the Wii U games aren’t selling that well.
Oh yeah, oops. Forgot to say I was talking about Wii U games. And yes they should. I’m not talking about permanently putting down the price. I’m talking about offering sales.
Regardless of Wii U game or not, the full retails games are the one’s that are selling best for the system. They are not going to discount the best selling games for the system. Becides, Nintendo 1st party games always hold their price. Even gamecube games still sell better than most xbox 360 or ps3 games, and it is a generation behind what they were.
Wii U 1st party games are already discounted when compared to Xbone and PS4 remember
…what. Gamecube games are long out of production, so how do they sell more than PS3/Xbox360 games ? And even if they were still being produced, it’s a bit hard to believe that they would sell more than PS3/Xbox360 games, considering the latter two each have an install base four times as big as the Gamecube’s.
Think about it like this people on Amazon and Ebay place some Gamecube games and other previous gen games at $100+. These games usually continue to resale, so while Nintendo is not making the money the games are still selling highly.
That’s true, but they’re in no way selling better than Xbox360/PS3 games, which are still in production + new ones in development.
First party titles are selling well enough.
Third party games are struggling, hence they are constantly on sale and getting prices slashed.
Phew. I almost bought MM2 impulsively yesterday. Guess I’ll hold on until it’s on sale.
America needs this sale. It seems Nintendo has been favoring Europe since the Wii U’s debut. I know they hate Nintendo over there, but the U.S. wants some love too. ;(
I guess we can consider this Nintendo of America finally paying for the sins of the past where we got all the good shit while Europe got the short end of the stick. Now the tables have turned. lol
And just think. In the old days, it was Nintendo of America getting all of the good shit. Ever since Xenoblade Chronicles, The Last Story, & Pandora’s Tower came to be, it’s been Nintendo of Europe getting the better deals while Nintendo of America has to suffer & wait. For me, that was the turning point for NoE kicking NoA’s ass.
It sort of sucks but I’m not really complaining. In fact, I’m glad we got Xenoblade, Last Story, & Pandora’s Tower in the Wii’s last year because I absolutely love the English voice actors that were hired to voice for those games. With that, I thank you, Nintendo! For once, getting screwed was the best thing to happen for me. xD
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