It's been confirmed by Nintendo UK today that New Super Mario Bros. 2 will cost £39.99 (€50.88) to download when it hits the eShop later this week.

As Nintendo's first foray into selling full retail games via its eShop, it's understandable that they have opted to stick to the recommended retail price (RRP) to test the waters. But when Amazon UK will ship the boxed copy for only £29.97, are you happy spending an extra £10 for the convenience of not swapping game carts?

On Friday you will also be able to download the more modestly priced Freakyforms Deluxe: Your Creations, Alive! for £24.99 and New Art Academy for £29.99 from the eShop.

As always, we're interested to hear your thoughts in the comments section and poll below.

Do you think £39.99 is good value to download NSMB2? (315 votes)

Yes, £39.99 is a fair price


No, that's too expensive


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