With Super Smash Bros. hitting the 3DS in less than one month, it’s time for the US to share the pre-release sales, celebrating the diverse range of Smash Bros. fighters (Europe had a slightly different sale last month).

This sale runs for four weeks, right up until the October 3 launch of the highly-anticipated game, with each week highlighting several characters and the games for which they’re famous, across 3DS, Wii U and Virtual Console titles.

The sale has started for this week, with Mario, Bowser, Princess Peach, Luigi, Yoshi, Little Mac and Rosalina lining up from Sep 4 – Sep 11 (9 AM – 8:59 AM PT). Here’s the games they have for us:

  • New Super Mario Bros U (Wii U) – $39.99
  • Super Mario 3D Land (3DS) – $19.99
  • Super Mario 3D World (Wii U) – $39.99
  • Super Mario Bros. 2 (Wii U or 3DS) – $3.49
  • Super Mario Bros. 3 (Wii U or 3DS) – $3.49
  • Yoshi’s New Island (3DS) – $29.99
  • Punch Out!! Featuring Mr. Dream (Wii U or 3DS) – $3.49

The three weeks after that will feature more games featuring other notable characters. The games themselves haven’t been revealed, but you can check out the sale dates and characters lined up for the rest of the sale period.

Check the character rosters out below, and let us know if you’re picking up any of this week’s nicely discounted games, and which character games you’re anticipating in the coming weeks. You can also view the information on Nintendo’s eShop site.

Week two (on sale Sep 11 – Sep 18 (9 AM – 8:59 AM PT):


Week three (on sale Sep 18 – Sep 25 (9 AM – 8:59 AM PT):



Week four (on sale Sep 25 – Oct 2 (9 AM – 8:59 AM PT):