• Europe: Nintendo won't sell download codes for first party games with online retailers

    1 day ago - By My Nintendo News

    Nintendo has announced that it will no longer provide European retailers with digital download codes for first party software from today. Previously you could purchase digital codes for Nintendo Switch games from retailers such as ShopTo and CDKeys at a cheaper price than the eShop. The company says that consumers can still purchase Nintendo Switch...
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  • Nintendo ending sale of digital game codes at retail in Europe

    Nintendo ending sale of digital game codes at retail in Europe

    1 day ago - By Go Nintendo

    Over in Europe, Switch owners had multiple options for purchasing games. There's always the traditional physical copy, as well as the eShop route, but customers could also purchase download codes for games at select retailers. That third option is being ended immediately, according to Nintendo.
    The Big N is squashing digital code sales at retail in Europe for all of their titles, and that decision goes into effect on July 1st, 2020. You can see Nintendo's statement on the matter below, courtesy of NintendoLife.
    After careful examination of the evolving European marketplace in recent years...
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