In addition, if you're not quite sure about that 3DS yet, many TRU locations will feature 3DS demos from 12-3 PM on Sunday. The store is also offering up to $75 on trade-ins of DS hardware towards a 3DS, but getting rid of your DS is something we'd advise against.
As gaming enthusiasts get ready to enter a new dimension when the Nintendo 3DS launches on Sunday, March 27, many are looking for the best way to save while upgrading from their current version of Nintendo's portable gaming system. Toys"R"Us will help make it easy for customers to transition to the 3rd dimension on Nintendo 3DS – the first-ever handheld video game system that lets players enjoy 3D games without special glasses – with a variety of special deals.
Gamers can find extra value in their used portable gaming systems – up to $75 – when they trade-in their used, working Nintendo DS unit at any Toys"R"Us store as part of the Video Game Hardware trade-in program from Sunday, March 27 to Saturday, April 2.*Additionally, those who want to stock up on the newest games, specifically designed to take advantage of the new system's 3D capabilities, will find all Nintendo 3DS games available at Buy One, Get One 50% off.
Customers can participate in the Video Game Hardware trade-in program at Toys"R"Us stores in the United States as follows*:
· Any Nintendo DS system, in working condition, may be brought to a Toys"R"Us Guest Services desk.
· Once it has been confirmed that the Nintendo DS is in working order and not visibly damaged, a value will be offered based on the unit's model and age.
· Customers confirm that they want to accept the offer to exchange the Nintendo DS unit they brought to the store.
· Once the transaction is complete, customers receive an activated gift card equal to the total worth of their trade-in.
· Immediately upon receiving the gift card, customers can purchase the Nintendo 3DS, while supplies last.
Those interested in testing the Nintendo 3DS will have the opportunity at select Toys"R"Us stores on Sunday, March 27 from 12 noon – 3 pm. Features of this exciting new device, available in Cosmic Black and Aqua Blue, include:
· A depth slider to allow gamers to choose how much 3D they want to see
· Three cameras that can take 3D pictures and tools to manipulate the images with cool effects
· Access to 10,000 wireless AT&T hot spots
· An ability to stream 2D and 3D movies from Netflix, with a Netflix paid membership
· The opportunity to exchange game information with other Nintendo 3DS systems as owners pass by one another
For a list of Toys"R"Us stores participating in the Nintendo 3DS demo event, customers can visit Toysrus.com/3DSDemo.
Toys"R"Us will support the launch of Nintendo 3DS through advertisements in newspaper circulars nationwide on Sunday, March 27.