There will be a midnight launch for the Nintendo 3DS at one minute past the top of the hour on the 25th March at the HMV Store in Oxford St, London. This is where the main launch party will held and with this device being in such demand the crowds should be buzzing, even though it is likely to be a bit chilly.
According to an official press release Nintendo, said “Games enthusiasts attending the midnight launch at HMV Oxford Street will not only be among the first in the UK to get their hands on their very own Nintendo 3DS, but the first 500 to purchase the console will each be able to claim a free 3DS game of their choice.”
It added “Fans attending the official launch will receive a special commemorative launch-night pack containing numerous Nintendo rewards, including a space blanket to keep them warm whilst queuing, a limited edition launch t-shirt and an exclusive Nintendo 3DS launch edition of Official Nintendo Magazine (whilst stocks last).”
there will be events held at a further hundred stores around the UK and of course there is the VIP event too, this takes place at The Old Billingsgate Market in London this is where there will be around two thousand selected Club Nintendo members.