Why are the Oracle games being discounted in Japan?

#1Makeveli_livesPosted 2/27/2013 7:44:14 PM
Virtual Console
Zelda no Densetsu: Fushigi no Konomi Daishi no Sh%u014D (The Legend of Zelda: Oracle of Seasons, Game Boy Color) - 500 yen (until 3/20)
Zelda no Densetsu: Fushigi no Konomi Jik%u016B no Sh%u014D (The Legend of Zelda: Oracle of Ages, Game Boy Color) - 500 yen (until 3/20)


http://www.nintendoworldreport.com/feature/33448

Any particular reason? I mean the anniversary passed last year and Nintendo isn't exactly known for cutting deals with the first party games still being damn near full retail years later and especially on eshop content, so what gives?
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#2Mariofan15Posted 2/27/2013 7:50:09 PM
They're being sold as a combo. Meaning you can buy both games at once. That's probably why they're being discounted.
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#3SMASHKING84Posted 2/27/2013 7:51:44 PM
promotion to encourage early adopters to pick it up.
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#4druskiePosted 2/28/2013 9:11:34 AM
''the games will be available for a limited time only'' anouma
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#5ItemBreakPosted 2/28/2013 11:03:30 AM
I'm pretty sure the lowered price is available for a limited time, not the games themselves.
#6toad133Posted 2/28/2013 3:03:58 PM
ItemBreak posted...
I'm pretty sure the lowered price is available for a limited time, not the games themselves.


This. Iwata said they're being released on sale to celebrate Zelda's 27th anniversary.
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