Nintendo is dropping the prices on five of the best selling games on the 3DS

Good news for 3DS owners five of Nintendo’s best games are being dropped in price. They include Super Mario 3D Land, Mario Kart 7, New Super Mario Bros 2, Animal Crossing New Leaf and Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D. Each of these games is quite highly regarded and starting on April 22nd they are being dropped to a recommended retail price of $29.99, this will be for both physical and digital copies of the games.

Here is the official statement by Nintendo:

REDMOND, Wash.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Five great Nintendo 3DS games, including the top three best-selling Nintendo 3DS games of all time, are getting a new lower price. Together these five games have sold more than 9 million combined physical and digital units in the United States alone, and represent some of the most fun game experiences available today. The five games are must-haves for anyone who owns a Nintendo 3DS or Nintendo 2DS system, and their new price represents an even better value for consumers.

Starting April 22, Mario Kart 7, Super Mario 3D Land, New Super Mario Bros. 2, Animal Crossing: New Leaf and Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D will be available in the Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS and in retail stores at a suggested retail price of just $29.99 each.

In order, Mario Kart 7, Super Mario 3D Land and New Super Mario Bros. 2 represent the top three best-selling Nintendo 3DS games of all time in the United States – each one has sold more than 2.15 million physical and digital units in the U.S. alone. All five of the newly discounted games star classic Nintendo characters and franchises, and their strong sales over time demonstrate the longevity of Nintendo’s games. The games make great gifts, engaging entertainment for families and other spring break travelers, or just a way to introduce kids to the fun of video games.

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*Data regarding physical sales of games are from the NPD Group. Data regarding digital downloads of games and combined physical/digital life-to-date numbers are from Nintendo’s internal sales figures. All numbers, unless otherwise stated, are specific to the United States only.

If you haven’t had the chance to play these games yet now you can do so at a cheaper price.

Source: Nintendo PR

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