3DS launch price roundup

Retailers are advertising the 3DS for as low as 175 in time for the handheld’s launch at midnight tonight.

Tesco dropped the price to 175 earlier today, following price cuts to 187 from Morrisons and Amazon.co.uk last week.

Amazon originally listed the device at 219.99 in January, with GAME and HMV previously pricing it at 229.99.

The handheld is available in black or blue and comes with a stylus, 2GB SD memory card and charger. HMV is hosting the official launch tonight as a variety of retailers across the UK prepare to open their doors at midnight.

Here’s the complete run-down of day one offers currently available:

Amazon
187

Asda
197 (in store)
187 (online)

Asda is offering the 3DS with one game for 217 in store.

Argos
219.99

Argos is selling the 3DS for half-price if a DSi XL is traded in.

Best Buy
196.97

Currys
179

Currys will also be offering a 75 voucher book, a 5 discount off selected 3DS titles, 15 cut from Wii Fit and a 20 discount on Wii consoles.

Dixons
187

GAME and Gamestation
219.99 (in store)
196.99 (online)

GAME is giving customers who trade the 3DS in within one month 190 in credit.

Gameplay
196.99

Gameseek
224.17

Grainger Games
209 (in store)
195 (online)

HMV
219.99 (in store)
196.99 (online)

HMV is also offering a guaranteed trade-in price of 200 on any 3DS that customers return to stores by April 7th.

Morrisons
187

Play.com
196.99

Sainsbury’s
199.99 (in store)
199.99 (online)

ShopTo
199.85

Tesco
175

Customers must purchase at least one 3DS game in Tesco to take advantage of this price.

The Hut
196.85

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