Gotta catch this deal: Free Pokémon X or Y next month

For the month of March, Nintendo is celebrating its 2013 best-selling games, Pokémon X and Y, by offering it for free after registering a Nintendo portable system and purchasing a game out of six qualifying titles.

Chespin, Froakie, and Fennekin are the three starter Pokémon in these versions.

To redeem the offer:

  1. Register the PIN number for a Nintendo 2DS, Nintendo 3DS, or Nintendo 3DS XL system between 3/1/14 (12:01 a.m. PT) and 3/31/14 (11:59 p.m. PT). The PIN number is found inside the hardware packaging.
  2. Link your system’s Nintendo eShop account to your Club Nintendo account.
  3. Register a digital or physical version of a qualifying game (Mario Kart 7, Super Mario 3D Land, Animal Crossing: New Leaf, LEGO City Undercover: The Chase Begins, Yoshi’s New Island, Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D) in a Club Nintendo account between 3/1/14 (12:01 a.m. PT) and 3/31/14 (11:59 p.m. PT).
    1. To register a digital version, make sure to link your system to your Club Nintendo account before purchasing in Nintendo eShop.
    2. Physical versions can be registered using the PIN number included inside the software packaging.
  4. After both the system and game have been registered, click “Select Your Free Game” in your Club Nintendo To-Do list.
  5. Choose your free game (Pokémon X or Pokémon Y).
  6. Verify the email address you’d like the download code to be sent to, then confirm your order.
  7. The download code will appear on the screen. It will also be sent to the email address associated with your account, and will appear in your Reward Order History.
  8. The download code can be redeemed in the Nintendo eShop of any Nintendo 3DS family system and expires on 05/31/14.

Again, the offer starts on March 1st and lasts until the 31st.

To find out more about the free Pokémon X and Y offer, visit this Club Nintendo website.

To find out more about Pokémon X and Y, visit its official website.

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