Earlier, we reported that Club Nintendo members in Europe have been receiving an offer to purchase and own the New Nintendo 3DS before the official European release date. The listing on the Nintendo Store which the email links to includes an overview of what the bundle consists of… along with their value.
As you can see, the value they have given for the New 3DS console is £155.99, so could this mean that the system will retail for that amount of money upon release? In my opinion, I think that price is quite reasonable, only £6 more expensive than how much the original 3DS retails for on the Nintendo Store. We are also given an insight on how much the Cover Plates may retail for. Apparently, they will be going for about £8 per set.
Unfortunately, I can’t confirm these prices 100% yet, but what do you think? How much would you pay for a New Nintendo 3DS? Tell us in the comments below!
UPDATE 2 – I just found the Term and Conditions page of the promo which states that delivery will be completed until the 23rd January 2015 which contradicts my earlier update… SORRY! [haha]
UPDATE – I rung Nintendo’s Customer Service today to enquire about delivery times and they stated that they do not know when the consoles will go out to Ambassador participants and the 3 to 5 days delivery is a placeholder so it is possible the 28th January 2015 is false information.
Nintendo of Europe seem to be starting off 2015 with a bang. This morning, selected members of Club Nintendo Europe have received an email offering them a chance to purchase the New 3DS in white earlier than anyone else in Europe. Not only will they be able to purchase it early, but they will also receive special Ambassador Cover Plates [which won’t be available anywhere else], a charging cradle and a set of Super Smash Bros. Cover Plates.
If you have received this email and are considering about purchasing it, it will cost you about £179.99/€199.99 with free delivery [some countries will charge a bit extra for delivery] and it will be apparently be delivered by the 23rd January 2015. If you can’t quite decide, you will need to make sure you do by Monday 12th January 2015 at 23:59 [UK Time] as that is when the promotion ends.
Check out the email after the break!