Nintendo just announced that the Nintendo 3DS will drop to $169.99, starting on August 12. That’s 80 bucks cheaper than the previous MSRP of $249.99, and one helluva indication of how well the system is doing. 800,000 people have picked up a system but that’s nowhere near what they were hoping for.
“For anyone who was on the fence about buying a Nintendo 3DS, this is a huge motivation to buy now,” said Nintendo of America President Reggie Fils-Aime in a press release. “We are giving shoppers every incentive to pick up a Nintendo 3DS, from an amazing new price to a rapid-fire succession of great games.” Read the rest of this entry