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Discontinuations -- Thread for Posting When Games (and etc.) Are Pulled from Stores

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#1 Ngamer01

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Posted 19 April 2017 - 05:49 AM

This thread is for posting when certain games, systems, etc. are pulled from stores for any reason (licensing expirations, copyrights, etc.).

 

http://gonintendo.co...-from-the-eshop

 

On April 28, Bandai-Namco will be pulling Pac-Man Collection, NES Pac-Man, and Game Boy Pac-Man from Nintendo eShops on Wii U and 3DS in Japan.  This may turn out to be a worldwide pull from every region, so if you had your eye on one or more of these classics, better grab what you can now!

 

I'm glad I got Collection when I did.  That's the Pac-Man version I wanted.


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Posted 01 May 2017 - 08:35 AM

http://gonintendo.co...nal-3ds-systems

 

For those that still have an original 3DS, Nintendo will no longer repair these systems.  A reminder, Nintendo stopped selling the original 3DS in 2015 so if you never sprung for a 2DS or a 3DS variant, you may want to look into it (and now including the "NEW" 2DS XL).


Edited by Ngamer01, 01 May 2017 - 09:12 AM.


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Posted 01 May 2017 - 08:42 AM

I guess original 3DS isn't part of the "3DS Family" anymore as far as Nintendo is concerned. :P

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Posted 21 June 2017 - 09:41 AM

Project X Zone 2 like the first game will be pulled from the Nintendo 3DS eShop due to expiring licenses:

http://gonintendo.co...-from-3ds-eshop

 

This will probably be a world-wide pull, so if you have an eye on getting your own copy, you better act now!  The game gets pulled on June 30th in Japan (which probably also means a pulling from US and Europe too).  If you're not sure on this game, the demo is still available, but will get pulled at the same time as the full game.







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