New Super Mario Bros. 2 available directly on eShop from 17th August

Platformer Nintendo Adventure 3DS

If you’re one of those people that doesn’t have time to make it down to the local video game store on launch day when New Super Mario Bros. 2 is released on the 17th of August, but you have access to wi-fi plus have a Nintendo 3DS, then you’re in luck.  Nintendo have announced that from the 17th of August there will be a new way to buy selected Nintendo 3DS games directly from the comfort of your own home via the Nintendo eShop.

From 17th of August the much anticipated New Super Mario Bros. 2 along with recently launched New Art Academy: Learn New Painting Techniques and Share Your Art and Freakyforms Deluxe Your Creations Alive! will be be downloadable from the Nintendo eShop.  This is only the beginning as many more titles for the Nintendo 3DS will be available in the not to distant future, so make sure you keep an eye out on the Nintendo eShop on a regular basis after the 17th of August.

If you do decide to download the New Super Mario Bros. 2 (which will be saved onto your SD Card on your Nintendo 3DS) you will enjoy the same content as the traditional packaged game that is available from the video game store plus you will earn and be rewarded with double the normal Stars in your Club Nintendo account!

All the fun begins on the 17th of August.  Who’s going to be trying this neat new way to purchase games for your Nintendo 3DS? Let us know leave a comment below.

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  • Timdawsonuk

    I will download it as it saves carrying loads of pointles cartridges around and switching them to change game. I will only be buying games on eshop that I have no intention to sell at a later date.

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