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Tesco slashes Nintendo 3DS price to £175 - Update

But you have to buy a game...

Tesco has cut the price of Nintendo 3DS to £175 if you buy a game with the console...

Games industry trade mag MCV reports that if you go to a Tesco store which is open at midnight tonight you'll be able to pick up a Nintendo 3DS for just £175. However, upon contacting Tesco we discovered that you'll have to buy a game in addition to the console to get it for £175. This would push the price up to over £200.

Also, this offer ends on 29 March at which point the price will go up to £245 with a game thrown in.

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Currently the cheapest place to buy a console is at Asda and Amazon. Yet, these offers are only online so if you've not yet pre-ordered, you might want to pay a visit to your local Tesco that's selling 3DS tonight.

Nintendo 3DS launches tonight at midnight. Are you going to pick one up or do you already have yours on pre-order? If so, has it been dispatched yet?

Want to know which game you should buy with your console? Here's our Super Street Fighter IV 3D review.

[ Source: MCV ]

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  1. lminett Thursday 24th Mar 2011 at 10:27

    Not a bad deal, but ive already got mine in the post as we speak so its a bit late to be getting this deal

  2. Jay_Magic Thursday 24th Mar 2011 at 10:30

    Does the advert not also state that you have to buy a game too in order to purchase the 3DS for 175. Therefore even if the game was 35 it will still be 210.

  3. Jay_Magic Thursday 24th Mar 2011 at 10:42

    Hi guys

    Just a little heads up for anyone that has yet to preorder theirs.

    Tesco Direct have reinstated their offer today to get the 3DS with a game for 197. The console of 197 but if you enter the code of TDX-KMAW at their checkout it will take it down to 187 and then you must wait for a voucher to be emailed to you to use for the 10 game.

    If you use www.topcashback.co.uk to order the game it should track cashback at 3.03 and you will also get 400 clubcard points so you are getting about 7.03 "back". So, this takes the console to about 190 with a game.

  4. doydoy Thursday 24th Mar 2011 at 11:04

    Awesome! Just have to find a Tesco that is open as well as having them in stock!

  5. Hylian_Grouch Thursday 24th Mar 2011 at 11:27

    humph. i preordered mine yesterday with amazon. 217 including game. now i wish id just walked to the huge tesco down the road tonight instead! how much exactly does 175 and a game come to?

  6. andrea987 Thursday 24th Mar 2011 at 12:32

    Got mine DELIVERED about 2 hours ago (preordered from The Hut), so too late for me, but I paid 186 for it, not a bad deal. Did anyone noticed that the top screen flicker when you move the console, especially if the 3d is on?

  7. imbusydoctorwho Thursday 24th Mar 2011 at 13:37

    Not a bad deal but I'm still better with Toys R Us.
    A ad in the Sun says Asda got it for 197 so it's basically online only.

  8. rikmcfc Thursday 24th Mar 2011 at 15:02

    you can get it online at asda for 202 with a game :)

  9. Doody Thursday 24th Mar 2011 at 16:56

    Woo. Getting mine tomorrow from GAME for 220. Not amused.

  10. GoNinty Thursday 24th Mar 2011 at 17:32

    I pre-ordered mine on amazon.co.uk and it was dispatched YESTERDAY! :D can't wait

  11. retrotoad Thursday 24th Mar 2011 at 17:40

    Ordered from amazon.co.uk and it was dispatched today, so it should come tommorow.

  12. Bakerstudios Thursday 24th Mar 2011 at 17:44

    Nah, I've pre ordered from Amazon.co.uk. With Pilotwings resort it doesn't work out that much cheaper, I didn't even have to pay for delivery. I might get it by about the end of the month, if I ordered in the first batch. Or you never know, I might get lucky and have it by MONDAY!!!! OMG!!!! :D:D:D:D:D:D:D

  13. jgower Thursday 24th Mar 2011 at 19:18

    ARGH! WHY DID I HAVE TO PREORDER MY 3DS WITH GAME?????? :x :x :x :x :x :x :x :x :x :x :x :x

  14. mariosmum Thursday 24th Mar 2011 at 19:33

    My younger brother has already got his from Amazon today, but strangely mine didn't come. Oh well, my game will come before him.

  15. Waldy565 Thursday 24th Mar 2011 at 19:45

    Why do tesco hide the hidden catches! whats the point?! it really annoying! :evil:

  16. Joe_Crow Thursday 24th Mar 2011 at 21:19

    Already ordered from Amazon. Only a few hours left! :o

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