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Both the NES and SNES controllers are currently back in stock and can be purchased again by European Nintendo Switch Online members via the My Nintendo online store. The set of NES controllers also currently 50% off. Supplies likely won’t last long, so get them while you can, if you’re interested in the controllers.

Buy the NES controllers here and the SNES controllers here.

It’s the start of a new month, which means new rewards have been added to the European version of My Nintendo. Here’s what’s new:

40% discount on Pocket Card Jockey (3DS) – 70 Platinum Points

30% discount on Nintendo Selects: The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds (3DS) – 60 Gold Points

50% discount on Poochy & Yoshi’s Woolly World (3DS) – 200 Gold Points

50% discount on Metroid Prime: Federation Force (3DS) – 200 Gold Points

40% discount on Miitopia (3DS) – 160 Gold Points

50% discount on Burger Time DELUXE (Game Boy Virtual Console on 3DS) – 15 Gold Points

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The reveal of the new Animal Crossing-themed Nintendo Switch caused quite a stir on the internet last night. Nintendo has now confirmed that the special system will also be available in Europe, though with a few differences. Instead of March 13 like in North America, the system will be available on March 20, the same day Animal Crossing: New Horizons launches. As such, the system also comes with a download code for Animal Crossing: New Horizons. It seems like the Animal Crossing-themed Switch will only be available in this bundle and can’t be purchased separately in Europe.

Nintendo also confirmed that the two AC-themed Carrying Cases will be available in Europe on March 20 as well.

Finally, here’s a brief trailer showing off the system:

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A new reward has been added to My Nintendo in Europe today. The Animal Crossing 2020 Birthday Calendar shows the birthdays of all the animal friends in Animal Crossing. The reward costs 80 Platinum Points and will be available until October 1, 2020. It’s available in English, German, French, Italian and Spanish. Note that this is a digital reward – it’s a PDF file in size A4.

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Today, Nintendo revealed a new reward that can be purchased via My Nintendo in Europe: a poster set containing three posters featuring classic Super Nintendo games: Super Mario Kart, Super Metroid and The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past. The set costs 300 Platinum Points; however, additional shipping costs apply. Shipping costs 3,99 EUR / 3,55 GBP / 4,45 CHF to Germany (since this is where Nintendo of Europe is located) and 6,99 EUR / 6,25 GBP / 7,80 CHF  to the following countries:

Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Spain, Finland, France, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Latvia, Malta, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Sweden, Switzerland, Slovenia, Slovakia, UK

The poster set is limited to one per customer. The offer is only available while supplies last. Note that you need a credit card in order to place the order, since this is the only payment option accepted by the My Nintendo online store in Europe. Got to this page to order the set.

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Two weeks ago, Nintendo released a demo for Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 on the Japanese Switch eShop. Today, that demo has been released on the European eShop as well. The demo lets you try out several 3D and 2D events. The game itself will launch on November 5 in North America and on November in Europe.

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Earlier today, we reported on yet another milestone for the Nintendo Switch: 10 million systems sold in Europe alone so far. Gamesindustry.biz followed this up with some further details:

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The Nintendo Switch being a sales success is not exactly breaking news at this point, but Nintendo have reached another milestone with their latest system: over 10 million Nintendo Switch systems have been sold in Europe so far. Total worldwide sales of the system were at 36,87 million as of June 30. At the end of October, Nintendo will present their financial results for the past quarter, and it seems likely the Switch will then be at over 40 million globally.

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If you live in Europe and are a Nintendo Switch Online subscriber, you now have another shot at getting the SNES controller for Nintendo Switch, which is perfect for playing the SNES games that are part of Nintendo Switch Online. The controllers were previously sold out, but are now available again “in very limited quantities”, according to Nintendo. The next restock is planned for early 2020.

This is the link for users living in the UK; those living in other eligible European countries should use this link.

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Here are this month’s new rewards for the European version of My Nintendo:

  • Bountiful Boos (3DS Home Menu Theme) – 100 Platinum Points
  • NES Sword-swinging Link (3DS Home Menu Theme) – 100 Platinum Points
  • 50% discount on Hyrule Warriors Legends (3DS) – 200 Gold Points
  • 50% discount on Bionic Commando: Elite Forces (Game Boy Color Virtual Console on 3DS) – 25 Gold Points
  • 30% discount on Inazuma Eleven GO Chrono Stones: Wildfire (3DS) – 120 Gold Points
  • 30% discount on Inazuma Eleven GO Chrono Stones: Thunderflash (3DS) – 120 Gold Points
  • 30% discount on Mario & Luigi: Bowser’s Inside Story + Bowser Jr.’s Journey (3DS) – 120 Gold Points

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