• Nintendo Stops Sale of Digital Download Codes for Games at European Retailers

    11 days ago - By VG Chartz

    Nintendo has made the decision to stop the sale of digital download codes for its games at European retailers starting today, July 1, 2020.
    Digital download codes for third-party games, DLC and Nintendo Switch Online memberships will remain available for purchase. You just won't be able to get digital download codes for first-party games.
    "After careful examination of the evolving European marketplace in recent years, Nintendo has decided to end the availability of download codes for its own-published software via retailers, effective July 1, 2020," said a Nintendo representative speaking...
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  • Discontinued: Nintendo nixes the sale of download codes in Europe

    Discontinued: Nintendo nixes the sale of download codes in Europe

    11 days ago - By Nintendo Enthusiast

    Ah, download codes. I'm sure everyone is aware of the unsavory practices surrounding them. But what about the good aspects? Gamers sometimes use retailers to buy full game download codes in order to save a little money off of MSRP. Sadly, players can no longer rely on this discount in Europe any longer. Nintendo has discontinued the selling of codes in the region. Download codes were a good option for users who had extended storage The Big N itself provided the following statement regarding the decision to Nintendo Life: After careful examination of the evolving European marketplace in...
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