Nintendo has the new deals for the holiday season, and four of them kicked off Friday.
Consumers can find a lower price for Nintendo Land, a new Wii U hardware bundle, new accessories and a free trial for an exercise video game franchise.
Also, a new Wii U bundle featuring Skylanders Swap Force debuts on Nov. 15.
“Nintendo is making sure holiday shoppers have great deals and lots of choices,” said Scott Moffitt, Nintendo of America’s executive vice president of Sales & Marketing.
“We have something for everyone on your shopping list, and we’re making it easy for you to beat the holiday rush and get started now.”
New Hardware Bundle Option: Nintendo launches a new bundle for the Wii U Deluxe Set that comes with two games – New Super Mario Bros. U and New Super Luigi U – all on one disc at a suggested retail price of $299.99. The new bundle becomes the default Deluxe Set model.
Wii Fit U Free Trial: Till Jan. 31, 2014, anyone with a Wii Balance Board accessory, a Wii U system and a broadband Internet connection can download a complete version of the new Wii Fit U game in the Nintendo eShop for free.
The trial version includes the full Wii Fit U experience and will be free for a month from the day it is first played. Fitness fans can make the trial version permanent by purchasing and syncing a Fit Meter to the game. Fit Meter accessories are available online and at select retailers at a suggested retail price of $19.99 each. For more information, visit http://www.wiifitu.com.
New Price for Nintendo Land: Nintendo has dropped the suggested retail price of the Nintendo Land game for the Wii U console. Nintendo Land is now available in stores and in the Nintendo eShop at a suggested retail price of $29.99, down from the original suggested retail price of $59.99.
New Controllers: New Mario-themed and Luigi-themed Wii Remote Plus controllers are being offered as colorful accessories for Wii and Wii U. The controllers are now available at a suggested retail price of $39.99 each.
Also, the Skylanders Swap Force Wii U bundle launches Nov. 15 at a suggested retail price of $299.99. The bundle comes with a white Wii U Basic Set, a Skylanders Swap Force starter pack that includes three Skylanders figures, a Portal of Power, trading cards, Skylanders sticker sheets, a collector poster and a Nintendo Land game disc.