Best Buy Co. Inc. this week discounted Nintendo Co.’s Nintendo 3DS and 3DS XL hardware by $20 in a new retail initiative.
This week, the Nintendo 3DS holds a discount price of $149.99, $20 off the $169.99 MSRP.
In addition, the Nintendo 3DS XL holds a discount price of $179.99, $20 off the $199.99 MSRP.
Nintendo in Oct. cut annual sales of the Nintendo 3DS by 5.4 percent to 17.5 million units. In addition, it lowered 3DS software sales by 4.5 percent.
Nintendo lowered full-year net income by 70 percent to six billion yen, or $75 million. It previously estimated net income at 20 billion yen.
For the first half of the fiscal year, Nintendo held revenue of $2.5 billion, down from $2.7 billion one year ago. It posted a loss of $359.8 million compared to a loss of $880.7 million one year prior.