Nintendo News: New Year, new Nintendo eShop sale!



REDMOND, Washington – (COMMERCIAL THREAD) – If one of your New Years Resolutions is to save money on amazing games, you’re in luck! From today until 8:59 a.m. PT on January 10, Nintendo is offering discounts on digital versions of many games for the Nintendo Switch console and the Nintendo 3DS family of consoles.

Games like Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, Splatoon 2 , OCTOPATH TRAVELER and Sid Meier’s Civilization VI for Nintendo Switch and Kirby: Triple Deluxe, Super Mario 3D Land and Sushi Striker: The Way of Sushido Nintendo 3DS family systems are part of the sale, so it’s a great way to dive into some of Nintendo’s most beloved franchises… at a great price. If you received a Nintendo eShop Card as a Christmas present, now is the time to use it!

This sale is also a good reason for new owners of Nintendo Switch and Nintendo 3DS family systems to visit Nintendo eShop for the first time and check out the wide selection of games available in Nintendo’s handy digital storefront.

The sale is also accessible by visiting

The full list of participating games includes the following:

Some games from the New Year’s Eve promotion will also be discounted at GameStop, Best Buy, Walmart, Amazon, and Target starting Jan. 3 at 9 a.m. PT.

Nintendo eShop offers a wide variety of content, including new and classic games, apps and free demos. Users can add money to their account balance by using a credit card or PayPal, or by purchasing a Nintendo eShop Card from in-store and online retailers, and entering the card code. All funds on a card must be loaded into Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch, Wii U, or Nintendo 3DS family systems, but can be used in any Nintendo eShop if the consoles are linked to a single Nintendo Account . My Nintendo members will also earn Gold Points on all qualifying purchases.

For more information on Nintendo Switch, visit For more information on Nintendo 3DS, visit

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