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Yeah, I got the e-mail too.

 

Have no interest in it.

As someone who does a heck of a lot of drawing, I need the bigger screen. I also want it in blue. @Dcubed knows why.

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Because you like a bit of blue?

 

matron...

 

Heh... Nice.

 

Nah, it's a bit more than just me liking the colour.

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I got an email...so damned tempted but strapped for cash right now

Though even if I had the money I'm going away on next week so would miss the delivery...would the post office hold onto it for 3 weeks for me?

 

Meh I'll wait till after launch for a Majoras Mask bundle I guess

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I got an email...so damned tempted but strapped for cash right now

Though even if I had the money I'm going away on next week so would miss the delivery...would the post office hold onto it for 3 weeks for me?

 

Meh I'll wait till after launch for a Majoras Mask bundle I guess

 

I don't know if you've ever tried but we can't order products from the Nintendo store. They don't deliver to Ireland. Maybe if you use Parcel Motel you could get around that. But they wouldn't hold onto it for 3 weeks and you'd have a hefty fine for non collection as well. I always view these e-mails from Nintendo as taunts now. Like why send me the offers if I can't buy them?

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I don't know if you've ever tried but we can't order products from the Nintendo store. They don't deliver to Ireland. Maybe if you use Parcel Motel you could get around that. But they wouldn't hold onto it for 3 weeks and you'd have a hefty fine for non collection as well. I always view these e-mails from Nintendo as taunts now. Like why send me the offers if I can't buy them?

 

Put them on ebay, put the winning bidders address down.

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I don't know if you've ever tried but we can't order products from the Nintendo store. They don't deliver to Ireland. Maybe if you use Parcel Motel you could get around that. But they wouldn't hold onto it for 3 weeks and you'd have a hefty fine for non collection as well. I always view these e-mails from Nintendo as taunts now. Like why send me the offers if I can't buy them?

 

There's a link in the e-mail that's says "New Nintendo 3DS Ambassador Edition bundle page for customers from the Republic of Ireland"

 

You tried clicking that?

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Got an email myself, hoping it was a choice between the XL and standard ones. Only the standard, won't be getting it yet. I'll await the XL version as and when that arrives later this year.

 

Can I have it then :)

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There's a link in the e-mail that's says "New Nintendo 3DS Ambassador Edition bundle page for customers from the Republic of Ireland"

 

You tried clicking that?

 

I didn't get the e-mail. Well that would be a pleasant surprise. Maybe they've started to listen to some of the feedback.

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There's a few people who got the email but don't want it, is it easy to give it to someone else?!

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Here's a photo of the Smash Bros. faceplate.

 

g0wY6dt.jpg

 

A spokesperson from Nintendo of Europe gave the following quote to Eurogamer about who qualifies for the invitation:

 

"The New Nintendo 3DS Ambassador offer is by email invitation only for selected Club Nintendo members in Europe only who fulfil a certain criteria, we are unable to disclose such business information, however we would like to reassure you that we are continually looking at different promotional offerings we can bring to consumers at various times throughout the year.

 

The terms and conditions for such promotional activities are individual to each promotion,but we will endeavour to bring you more promotional activities in the future, which we hope you will be able to take advantage of."

 

http://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2015-01-06-new-nintendo-3ds-ambassador-edition-goes-on-sale

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I don't know if you've ever tried but we can't order products from the Nintendo store. They don't deliver to Ireland.

 

Didnt know you didnt get an email, yeah I thought that too when I saw the email but when I read it as @Glen\-i said there is a link for Irish customers :D

 

When is the handheld launching officially anyway?

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Interesting...

 

Wonder why I was eligible...

 

When is the handheld launching officially anyway?

 

No idea... It just says 2015.

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Didnt know you didnt get an email, yeah I thought that too when I saw the email but when I read it as @Glen\-i said there is a link for Irish customers :D

 

When is the handheld launching officially anyway?

 

Potentially not for at least three months, or whenever Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate comes out anyway. :heh:

 

You could get one and do an unboxing video/review for N-E :) just an idea, if you were already thinking of getting one. : peace:

 

Or you could sell it on eBay for extra cash ;) apparently there are already some listings up there for up to something daft like £400! :o

 

It's bound to be a pretty limited model though so if it was me I'd probably keep it. :D

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Not that I can buy one of these, but I'll gladly wait for the new system to launch properly here.

 

Really need a new game like MH4 to get excited about owning the New 3DS. I assume it'll release over here when that does, which is pretty much perfect.

 

In addition, the exclusive cover plate is really average, so much more could and should have been done with an Ambassador design. The Smash cover is also stilll widely available in Japan IIRC.

 

Nice to see the faceplates will be reasonably priced at launch here at least. I was expecting a tenner.

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Nice to see the faceplates will be reasonably priced at launch here at least. I was expecting a tenner.

 

They probably will be that price...

 

 

...in GAME. ;)

 

 

Actually scratch that, they'll be double the RRP most likely so £15...

 

 

...per plate. :indeed:

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Will be interesting to see how much the faceplates/cradle are at retail since they are actually cheaper than importing from Japan.

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I believe it's linked to each persons Nintendo account, so i don't believe those whom don't want one (or are waiting for the XL) could give the code/email out. However, they could buy it for said persons wanting one and send it to them.

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I missed out too :(

 

If anyone has a spare one they dont want happy to pay some extra on top as a gesture of good will please pm me .

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Apparently my New 3DS is out for delivery today. Lucky I'm not at work this week.

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Here's a photo of the Smash Bros. faceplate.

 

g0wY6dt.jpg

 

A spokesperson from Nintendo of Europe gave the following quote to Eurogamer about who qualifies for the invitation:

 

"The New Nintendo 3DS Ambassador offer is by email invitation only for selected Club Nintendo members in Europe only who fulfil a certain criteria, we are unable to disclose such business information, however we would like to reassure you that we are continually looking at different promotional offerings we can bring to consumers at various times throughout the year.

 

The terms and conditions for such promotional activities are individual to each promotion,but we will endeavour to bring you more promotional activities in the future, which we hope you will be able to take advantage of."

 

http://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2015-01-06-new-nintendo-3ds-ambassador-edition-goes-on-sale

 

I doubt that there's any real specific criteria, just that they draw a shortlist of the most active 10% or so of customers and then choose a set of a couple of thousand or so randomly out of that shortlist. It's a way of making people feel special through a bit of Customer Relationship Management and generating a bit of excitement (pretty much the same way that the Toad/Mario/Peach 3DS giveaway worked). Still chuffed that my sister was lucky enough to get the Toad one! And now we've been chosen again! Clearly luck is being left to heaven here! :D

 

Also that Smash Bros faceplate is a really nice bonus for me because I was gonna get the Japanese one, but I noticed that it had the Japanese logo on it and I didn't want that - also trying to get the Australian faceplates was like completely impossible at the time, so I went with a Luigi one instead before I got the console itself!

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I missed out too :(

 

Crazy. So that's you, myself, Dazzybee and Serebii that didn't get a sniff. That's arguably 4 of the biggest spenders on here in terms of buying Nintendo products and games and yet everyone else and their mum ( quite literally ) gets a code. Nice to see Nintendo rewarding the most faithful. :D

 

I don't think there was any criteria, despite what a Nintendo Rep might say. I personally think it came down to this.

 

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Crazy. So that's you, myself, Dazzybee and Serebii that didn't get a sniff. That's arguably 4 of the biggest spenders on here in terms of buying Nintendo products and games and yet everyone else and their mum ( quite literally ) gets a code. Nice to see Nintendo rewarding the most faithful. :D

 

I don't think there was any criteria, despite what a Nintendo Rep might say. I personally think it came down to this.

 

namesOutOfHat.png

Had friends and even people over at GAF offer me theirs, but I don't want it if I wasn't chosen </grumpy> :p

 

Did you guys register a 3DS, 3DS XL and 2DS on your account? The people I know who received it did, but I haven't got a 2DS. Maybe that's it

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Had friends and even people over at GAF offer me theirs, but I don't want it if I wasn't chosen </grumpy> :p

 

Did you guys register a 3DS, 3DS XL and 2DS on your account? The people I know who received it did, but I haven't got a 2DS. Maybe that's it

 

Nah, I got the email and I'm the same as you. 3DS & 3DSxl but no 2DS yet.

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