Nintendo 3DS

Special Fire Emblem 3DS Bundle Plus More Monster Hunter 3G Packs Coming To Japan


Nintendo have announced a brand new Nintendo 3DS colour for Japan: Cobalt Blue. This new colour will join the existing 3DS models on March 22nd, the same day that Kid Icarus: Uprising is released.

March will also see the release of four Nintendo 3DS bundles: two with Monster Hunter Tri G and two with Super Mario 3D Land. Let’s take a look at both those. First up, the Monster Hunter Tri G bundles, each for 19,800 yen, and scheduled for March 17th. They include the game, a 3DS, and a special cleaning cloth:


And here are the Super Mario 3D Land bundles, slated for March 24th. These ones come with the Virtual Console Super Mario Bros. for NES pre-installed and also cost 19,800 yen:


And finally, the real star of today’s announcements — a Fire Emblem: Awakening bundle, slated for release on April 19th, also for 19,800 yen:


The 3DS inside this bundle is a special version of the Cobalt Blue model:


You’ll get another bonus if you pick this model up. A Nintendo Premium Card worth 1,000 yen on the Nintendo eShop, with a special Fire Emblem design:



The Fire Emblem: Awakening bundle can only be purchased from Nintendo’s online store in Japan, and Nintendo say that quantities are limited.

Ishaan Sahdev
Ishaan specializes in game design/sales analysis. He's the former managing editor of Siliconera and wrote the book "The Legend of Zelda - A Complete Development History". He also used to moonlight as a professional manga editor. These days, his day job has nothing to do with games, but the two inform each other nonetheless.