The RRP for the 3DS is now $249, but weve found it even cheaper

The radically huge Nintendo 3DS price drop has now taken effect in stores across Australia. The 3DS is now $249.95, down $100 from it’s initial launch price. However some retailers are taking it even further by offering the system for even cheaper. We’ve listed them below.

Dick Smith

$199 for either the Cosmos Black and Auqa Blue - Online Only.

JB Hi-Fi

$239 at JB Hi-Fi

GAME
We’ve got reports that GAME are selling the 3DS with Ocarina of Time for $248 but have been unable to confirm this.

This might be a great time to buy a 3DS especially if you’ve been holding out for a price drop. The Christmas season is coming up, but who knows if it will be cheap again. Who’s jumping in and picking up a 3DS now?

Nintendo 3DS Now Available at $249.95.*

Australia and New Zealand, 12 August, 2011

As of today, Nintendo will drop the suggested retail price of its portable Nintendo 3DS system to $249.95. Previously Nintendo 3DS had a suggested retail price of $349.95.

Nintendo 3DS has a strong software lineup coming up and the new price now opens up the glasses-free 3D experience to many more consumers. Building on the popularity of The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D, which launched June 30, the upcoming game calendar is a Who’s Who of iconic video game franchises. Star Fox 64 3D arrives on September 15, followed by Super Mario 3D Land and Mario Kart 7 by the end of 2011.

For more information, please visit www.nintendo3ds.com.au