Best Buy Co. Inc. stores this week began offering a $25 Bonus with the purchase of Nintendo Co.’s Nintendo 3DS XL in a new retail promotion.
This week, customers who purchase the Nintendo 3DS XL at $199.99 will receive a $25 Gift Card at no additional cost.
Nintendo held a net profit of $99 million in the third quarter due to strong sales of Nintendo 3DS software.
The Nintendo 3DS has sold (to retailers) 42.74 million units and 152.29 software units to date.
The company forecasted a loss of $242 million for the fiscal year ending Mar. 31. In addition, it has lowered Nintendo 3DS annual sales to 13.5 million from 18 million units.