A little everyone, sooner or later, will have found themselves spending a few euros inside a site of digital keys. Whether it's Steam, PlayStation, Xbox or even Nintendo, the possibility of buying your games at a lower price is tempting to everyone. For Nintendo of Europe however, there seem to be too many and - in an attempt to make the eShop more popular - the company has decided to block the sale of the digital keys of their titles first party.
Hi, just to let everyone know, due to a Nintendo decision for all EMEA territories, as from Tomorrow 30/06/20 at 23:00 we are no longer able to offer / sell Nintendo digital full games.
We will however, be continuing to offer / sell online membership and add ons, so, with this in ... pic.twitter.com/11hrqvEU1m
- ShopTo (@shoptonet) June 29, 2020
According to what revealed by the site ShopToNet, starting at 23.00 on June 30 2020, various Nintendo titles in digital format will no longer be available for purchase. This new directive will span the whole world European territory, but does not include a ban on the purchase of DLC, Prepaid cards eShop, Nintendo Switch Online subscriptions and third party titles.
In short, if you are still interested in buying games like Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, Sword and Shield Pokémon o Splatoon 2 at a bargain price, you should hurry!