Still looking to get on the hype of a Nintendo 3DS and “that game” everyone is talking about? Nintendo has announced an offer to help you get “that game” (Pokémon X or Pokémon Y)  for free after registering a 3DS system and one of these select six games.

  • Mario Kart 7
  • Super Mario 3D Land
  • Animal Crossing: New Leaf
  • Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D
  • Lego City Undercover: The Chase Begins
  • Yoshi’s New Island.
[expand title=”Click for full press release”] This deal will end May 31, 2014.

REDMOND, Wash., Feb. 25, 2014 – During the month of March, people who register a Nintendo 3DS™, Nintendo 3DS XL or Nintendo 2DS™ system, as well as one of six select Nintendo 3DS games via Club Nintendo, will receive a free code to download either Pokémon™ X or Pokémon Y, the best-selling Nintendo 3DS games of 2013. The six participating games are Mario Kart™ 7Super Mario 3D Land™Animal Crossing™: New Leaf,Donkey Kong Country™ Returns 3DLEGO® City Undercover: The Chase Begins and the upcoming Yoshi’s New Island™. The system and game must be registered between March 1 and March 31 in order to take advantage of the promotion. Download codes for Pokémon X or Pokémon Y must be redeemed by May 31, 2014.


Pokémon X and Pokémon Y, the latest entries in the world-famous Pokémon series, offer a visually spectacular experience, new Pokémon and Mega Evolutions, and a host of new features. The games are currently available in stores and in the Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS at a suggested retail price of $39.99. For more information about Pokémon X and Pokémon Y, visit