Revealed: The REAL 3DS price Nintendo doesn't want you to know

Nintendo won't set RRP, but it does have an asking price for retailers

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I got talking to a representative from one of the major supermarket brands in the UK, who told me that Nintendo is selling 3DS units to him at a base price of %26pound;173.

Don't think this means shops are being mean to you by charging up to %26pound;230 for it - everyone in business needs to make money somehow. But the fact is, anyone charging %26pound;230 at launch is taking a nice big 33 per cent mark-up, so you should indeed be able to pick one up for less. Somewhere.

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The longest-serving GR+ staffer, I was here when all this was just fields. I'm currently Reviews Editor but still find time to speedrun Sonic levels and make daft Photoshop articles.

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