In short: Residents of the United States and Canada can now access the My Nintendo Store, the new go-to place for Nintendo fans to spend their money on official merchandise. Here you can buy new physical and digital games, consoles, accessories, merchandise, exclusive products and much more.
Following the success of the My Nintendo Store in Europe and the UK, Nintendo is now inviting US and Canadian residents to try out the shopping experience. To access the new online store, visit Nintendo’s official website and look for the “My Nintendo Store” tab on the top bar.
The store offers many games in both physical and digital formats, including new titles like Pokémon Legends Arceus and upcoming games like Nintendo Switch Sports. As expected, there are also Switch consoles, controllers and accessories available in store, as well as amiibos, Game & Watch console: The Legend of Zelda, classic controllers based on the Nintendo 64, Sega Genesis, NES and SNES, and even some spare parts.
The store also offers a wide variety of merchandise, ranging from clothes, bags and pillows to LEGO sets, pins and mugs. There are even exclusive merchandise, like the My Nintendo 2022 calendar, the Mario Kart Live: Home Circuit ID card holder and lanyard, and a Legend of Zelda phone ring holder.
Any order over $50 will be eligible for free standard shipping. Additionally, members of the free My Nintendo rewards program can earn five percent (based on the amount you’ve spent) in My Nintendo Gold Points on qualifying digital purchases. However, you may get double points on select digital titles due to an ongoing promotion ending February 28.
To commemorate the launch of the new store, Nintendo is also running a 33% sale off physical editions of select titles, priced at $39.99 for an entire week. Some of these titles include The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening, Splatoon 2, and Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze.
The new store opened just after Nintendo announced it would be closing the 3DS and Wii U digital stores on March 23. Once the stores are closed, users will no longer be able to download free content or redeem codes, but will still be able to download games and DLCs they have previously acquired. . Additionally, users will no longer be able to add funds to their accounts starting August 29, 2022.
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