Nintendo announces back-to-school sale which slashes prices on New 3DS, Wii U and 3DS games

Nintendo is also using this opportunity to announce new Nintendo Selects are coming, which include The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD, Nintendo Land, and Animal Crossing: New Leaf.

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It’s nearly mid August, which means school is nearly back in session. Before the kids return to yet another school year filled with math, science, and social studies, Nintendo wants the family enjoy its last few moments of Summer freedom through special back-to-school deals on its New Nintendo 3DS, new amiibo bundles, and Wii U and 3DS games.

Starting on August 26, Nintendo will debut a new Mario-themed New Nintendo 3DS which comes with a pre-installed copy of Super Mario 3D Land for $149.99. Then, two weeks later on September 9, the following five Wii U games will be bundled with an amiibo figure:

  • 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

Also starting on August 26, the following Nintendo Wii U and 3DS games will join the Nintendo Selects program. As a result, these games will be sold for $19.99:

  • Animal Crossing: New Leaf
  • Luigi’s Mansion: Dark Moon
  • Tomodachi Life
  • nintendogs + cats: Golden Retriever & New Friends
  • LEGO® City Undercover: The Chase Begins
  • The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD
  • Nintendo Land
  • LEGO® City Undercover
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