Why are the Oracle games being discounted in Japan?

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User Info: Makeveli_lives

Makeveli_lives
4 years ago#1
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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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User Info: Mariofan15

Mariofan15
4 years ago#2
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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User Info: SMASHKING84

SMASHKING84
4 years ago#3
promotion to encourage early adopters to pick it up.
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User Info: druskie

druskie
4 years ago#4
''the games will be available for a limited time only'' anouma
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User Info: ItemBreak

ItemBreak
4 years ago#5
I'm pretty sure the lowered price is available for a limited time, not the games themselves.

User Info: toad133

toad133
4 years ago#6
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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