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Best Buy is providing a complementary Mario + Rabbids hat with purchase of Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle and a Rabbids figure or any Switch game. This offer will be available beginning on Tuesday. Quantities are limited.


Best Buy is preparing a special pre-order bonus for Super Mario Odyssey. If you reserve the game, you’ll receive a free collectible coin when the game launches. My Best Buy members will be eligible for $10 in rewards as well.

All of this information is provided on a flyer handed out to those attending the Nintendo World Championships 2017 qualifiers at Best Buy in the Bronx Terminal Market. Pre-orders can be placed either online or in-store. Also, in order to receive the pin, it seems that reservations will need to be done between August 18 and September 23.

The other tricky thing here is that we don’t have an actual image of the pin yet… nor is this information appearing on Best Buy’s site for the time being. We’ll keep an eye on the page to see if it pops up soon.


Update 7: Sold out at ThinkGeek. Live on GameStop’s website, but you may have trouble getting it to load…

Update 6: Bundles are live on ThinkGeek.

Update 5: Sold out at Best Buy Canada. We’re also hearing that the Super NES Classic Edition is showing up on the GameStop app with bundles.

Update 4: GameStop may be taking pre-orders here. Website is getting hammered at the moment. Pre-orders are live in-store, however.

Update 3: And gone on Target…

Update 2: Live on Target

Update: May already be gone on Walmart. It’s up on Best Buy Canada now.

Original: For our US readers, the Super NES Classic Edition is now up for pre-order. Walmart has started taking reservations here. Good luck in securing your unit!

Best Buy has restocked Switch once again. The gray version is currently available here.

A number of retailers have been restocking Switch this week. Along with Best Buy, GameStop had units available nationwide for the first time since launch. Amazon also had a restock for Prime members. 


Best Buy is the home of the Nintendo World Championships 2017 qualifiers. Over the next few weeks, select stores across the United States will host the events, giving gamers a chance to make it to the big tournament in New York this October.

There will be more to the qualifiers than simply securing a spot in the Nintendo World Championships, however. Nintendo already announced that Super Mario Odyssey and Metroid: Samus Returns will be playable. Best Buy is planning a few other things as well.


Best Buy has updated its official Switch product page with a tool that will definitely come in hand for consumers. A “Check Stores” option is now present, allowing you to see if a unit is in stock nearby.

Simply enter a ZIP code or city / state. You’ll then be presented with nearby locations, if there are any. I happened to check and noticed that a few consoles are around my area, so it definitely does work.

You can access Best Buy’s Switch page here.


The Metroid: Samus Returns amiibo can be pre-ordered on Best Buy once again. It’s up for grabs on the retailer’s website right here. The 2-pack will be available on September 15.

Best Buy has gone live with pre-orders for the New 3DS XL Samus Edition. Get in a reservation here. The limited edition system launches on the same day as Metroid: Samus Returns – September 15.

Best Buy is taking pre-orders for the upcoming Zelda: Breath of the Wild amiibo. Revali, Daruk, Mipha, and Urbosa are included. All figures can be reserved here.

Best Buy is taking pre-orders for the Metroid amiibo 2-pack for a second time. If you missed it originally, you can reserve it here.

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