Nintendo have just announced they will be dropping the UK price of the Gameboy Advanced SP (GBA) by £20 to £69. There will be a price drop in Europe, which is expected to be 99 Euros, this follows the US drop to $79 that happened at the start of the month.
Clearly designed to make the most of gamers friends and relatives who are stuck for Christmas present ideas, they will be boosting its uptake with two special edition versions. Zelda Limited Edition Pak which will include Legend of Zelda: The Minish Cap and launches on 12th November 2004; Mario Limited Edition Pak containing Mario vs. Donkey Kong along with a unique Mario themed GBA SP will launch a week later on 19th November 2004. Both promotional packs are expected to sell for £89.
To date over 4 million GBA SP have sold Worldwide.