Nintendo 3DS Winter 2014 Bonus Game Promotion [EU Only]

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    Nintendo of Europe is pushing yet another free game promotion. If you register a Nintendo 3DS (or XL, or 2DS) and either the new Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS or Pokémon Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire to Club Nintendo between October 3, 2014 and January 12, 2015, you can download one of these games for free:

    Eligible countries for this promotion are: United Kingdom, Ireland, Germany, Austria, France, Spain, Italy, Belgium, the Netherlands, Portugal, Switzerland, South Africa, and Russia

    Update: The promotion has been picked up by Bergsala, so the promotion also applies to Denmark, Finland, Norway, and Sweden. Details to follow.

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  2. Nobunaga

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    Kirby and Pokemon Art Academy look decent but nothing really special :/
     
  3. DiscostewSM

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    inb4 Americans never get anything special. :P
     
  4. Riyaz

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    i only need a 3ds/xl/2ds code
     
  5. yuyuyup

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    Fuck Nintendo for this bullshit, yeah lure people in to buying a SOON TO BE OUTDATED CONSOLE. Fuck you Nintendo, shove your unsold units up your ass, OR let the boat sail (when I say let the boat sail, I mean let compatibility with the "boat" circlepad work with SSB.)
     
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  6. yusuo

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    yup this has convinced me to buy a new 3ds end of october. i was going to get smash and pokemon anyways. Was just going to buy a used 3ds now my question is anyone know where i can get one cheap that hasnt been registered
     
  7. Lilith Valentine

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    I feel like Americans are getting nothing from Nintendo. Like for any of their systems.
    I guess this is how the EU felt with the Wii and I feel bad knowing they were shit on like this for so many years.
     
  8. Qtis

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    Well, you can always take comfort in the fact that NoE is not really Nintendo of Europe, but instead parts of it. Scandinavia is handled by Bergsala and still hasn't got Club Nintendo in any form. All the bonus items and whatnot fly right past us :(
     
  9. Lilith Valentine

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    I am starting to really feel bad for Nintendo.
     
  10. XrosBlader821

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    Completely uninteresting offer since I will buy the games but I don't need any of these consoles.
    Also the only game from the list that I'm interested in is pokemon art academy since I pretty much played everything else already...
     
  11. grossaffe

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    I think I'd rather get the new model when it comes out.
     
  12. The Real Jdbye

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    This shit again... I thought they would stop this after the MK8 promotion.

    Why on earth limit the offer to people who haven't registered their 3DS code yet? I was so happy about the MK8 promotion, thinking they would stop this. It makes everyone who already has the console feel ripped off every time.
     
  13. Felipe_9595

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    Is people really complaining about getting free stuff?
     
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    It's designed to entice people to buy a new 3DS and a new 3DS game, not to give existing owners a free game.

    I mean it may sound like Nintendo being a business but that's what they are.
     
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    I'm glad Bergsala has aknowledged this part and after we did get the Mario Kart 8 promotion they have confirmed this will be also available to at least for Finland and also they gotten some Huryle Warriors costume pack keys for those who provide receipt of game from finnish shop and even ability to choose what pack you want no matter what shop you bought it (assuming they have keys left)!

    However if they are doing this towards new customers like it at least seem how they are doing this when you can't really register your 3DS in Finland, basically everyone has "new" 3DS.
     
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    This is mainly a problem because in Scandinavia we never got a 3DS registration code, but we got one for every game. So we're basically screwed in every one of these kind of promotions.
     
  17. gifi4

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    Aussies are, ofcourse, ineligible for any giveaway/promotion known to man. Why am I not surprised?!
     
  18. Steena

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    You got the free X/Y promotion which was far better than this one.
    Also US gets the best treatment in general when it comes to third party releases and publishing. Especially on region locked systems, europeans have no way to play english translated games except for buying an american system.

    I don't think you're really in a position to complain here.
     
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  20. Lilith Valentine

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    Sorry if I didn't word that properly.
    Let me put in context what I mean. In the US, we've pretty much always got some promotion, as of late it seems like they've been slowing for us. Compared the EU which used to get very few, which now seems to be getting more.
    Now I have a better understanding what EU Nintendo gamers feel like.