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If you’re looking to snap up New Super Mario Bros. 2 on launch day but can’t make it down to your local video game store, you need not despair, as Nintendo is introducing a new way to buy selected Nintendo games directly from the comfort of your home via Nintendo eShop on your Nintendo 3DS or Nintendo 3DS XL system.
From August 17, the much anticipated New Super Mario Bros. 2, along with the recently launched New Art Academy: Learn New Painting Techniques and Share Your Art and Freakyforms Deluxe Your Creations, Alive! will all make their download debut as they become available for download directly from Nintendo eShop. Many more Nintendo 3DS games are also on the way in the near future, so keep an eye out on Nintendo eShop. Downloading New Super Mario Bros. 2, New Art Academy and Freakyforms Deluxe will allow you to enjoy the same content as the traditional packaged game but as a downloadable version saved onto the SD Card of your Nintendo 3DS or Nintendo 3DS XL system.
As a further incentive to start downloading, each full game purchased from Nintendo eShop will be rewarded with double the normal Stars in your Club Nintendo account. To receive your Stars you must first link your Nintendo 3DS system to your Club Nintendo account and complete the Club Nintendo survey. Visit the Nintendo 3DS Support section of our website to see how to link your account.
So get ready to experience the newest way to purchase Nintendo games as New Super Mario Bros. 2, New Art Academy and Freakyforms Deluxe all become available as digital downloads from Nintendo eShop from August 17 2012. Each game is also available in its traditional packaged form via retail stores.