Nintendo US Selling Refurbished Consoles

We all know that you can buy preowned consoles from the likes of GameStop, now you can buy refurbished consoles, directly from Nintendo, at the moment they are only offering DSi XL and 3DS consoles, here is a quote followed by the complete list:

Authentic Nintendo Refurbished Products are the only refurbished products in the market that have been cleaned, tested, and inspected to meet Nintendo’s high standards. They come with a one year warranty – the same warranty we offer on our new products. These products are only available directly from Nintendo.

Authentic Nintendo Refurbished Products are guaranteed to be fully functional, but may have minor cosmetic blemishes.

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The prices from Nintendo, seem more reasonable than that of GameStop, here is a comparison:

            Console        Nintendo       GameStop
Aqua Blue Nintendo 3DS     $129.99    $159.99
Nintendo 3DS w/ The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D    $169.98   $199.99
Midnight Purple Nintendo 3DS    $129.99    $159.99

 

 

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