The game’s release on July 16 also marks the beginning of the registration period for the $30 eShop credit promotion in conjunction with Nintendo’s hit turn-based strategy game, Fire Emblem Awakening. Players in the U.S. and Canada who purchase and register both games on their free Club Nintendo account will receive a code that they can redeem for a $30 credit in their Nintendo eShop account for Nintendo 3DS. Both retail and digital purchases of either game are eligible for the offer, as long as both games are registered to the same Club Nintendo account by August 31, 2013. Specific details on the promotion can be found on the Club Nintendo website: http://club2.nintendo.com/30/.
Finally, a variety of in-game items will be available as Add-On Content (AOC) at launch:
- Three custom looks will be available for the protagonist to alter his look by changing hairstyles. These AOC items will be permanently free for anyone to download.
- There will be a beneficial armor item free for the first month. The White Samurai Apparel offers a little bonus to stats in the early stages of the game, and will help players new to the franchise keep the upper hand. The armor will be available for free for the first month after launch. After the first month, the price of the armor set will revert to $0.99 permanently
- There will also be a map pack available at launch to help players gain more experience. Suitable for the early stages of the game, the AOC will help players gain extra experience to boost their characters’ stats, as well as granting a collectible demon, exclusive to the AOC. The map pack will be $1.99 at launch.