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Nintendo eShop sale discounts Mario classics

Celebratory Smash Bros-themed sale offers the games of the fighters for cheap

Nintendo is celebrating the imminent launch of Super Smash Bros. for 3DS with a sale on eShop titles.

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The Smash Bros. sale discounts games starring select characters from the enormous Smash Bros. roster list. Each week throughout the next four weeks, a different selection of characters will be picked and their associated games discounted.

This week, games featuring Mario, Bowser, Princess Peach, Luigi, Yoshi, Little Mac and Rosalina are discounted. This includes:

Week 1 (Sept. 4 - Sept. 11, 9am - 8:59am PT):

[Title - Sale price]
Super Mario Bros. 3 (Wii U and 3DS) - $3.49
New Super Mario Bros. U (Wii U and 3DS) - $39.99
Super Mario Bros. 2 (Wii U and 3DS) - $3.49
Super Mario 3D Land (3DS) - $19.99
Yoshi's New Island (3DS) - $29.99
Punch Out!! Featuring Mr. Dream (Wii U and 3DS) - $3.49
Super Mario 3D World (Wii U) - $39.99

Later weeks will feature games starring the following characters (specific titles unconfirmed):

Week 2 (Sept. 11 - Sept. 18, 9am - 8:59am PT):
Link
Sheik
Toon Link
Zelda
Lucina
Marth
Ike
Robin
Palutena
Pit
Captain Falcon
Mega Man
Sonic

Week 3 (Sept. 18 - Sept. 25, 9am - 8:59am PT):
Lucario
Pikachu
Charizard
Greninja
Samus
Zero Suit Samus
Wii Fit Trainer
Mii Fighters

Week 4 (Sept. 25 - Oct. 2, 9am - 8:59am PT):
Diddy Kong
Donkey Kong
Kirby
King Dedede
Pikmin & Olimar
Fox
Pac-Man
Animal Crossing Villager

The 3DS edition of Super Smash Bros. is due to release on October 10, while the Wii U version is slated to arrive in the holiday season.

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