Nintendo announced this morning that during March, those who register a Nintendo 3DS, 3DS XL or 2DS system, along with one of six select Nintendo 3DS games via Club Nintendo, will receive a free code for Pokemon X or Y.

The six games are: Mario Kart 7, Super Mario 3D Land, Animal Crossing: New Leaf, Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D, LEGO City Undercover: The Chase Begins and Yoshi's New Island.

The games or system has to be registered within March. Download codes must be redeemed by May 31, 2014. And, yes, Pokemon X or Y is "hands-down the best in the series."
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REDMOND, Wash., Feb. 25, 2014 - During the month of March, people who register a Nintendo 3DS™, Nintendo 3DS XL or Nintendo 2DS™ system, as well as one of six select Nintendo 3DS games via Club Nintendo, will receive a free code to download either Pokémon™ X or Pokémon Y, the best-selling Nintendo 3DS games of 2013. The six participating games are Mario Kart™ 7, Super Mario 3D Land™, Animal Crossing™: New Leaf, Donkey Kong Country™ Returns 3D, LEGO® City Undercover: The Chase Begins and the upcoming Yoshi's New Island™. The system and game must be registered between March 1 and March 31 in order to take advantage of the promotion. Download codes for Pokémon X or Pokémon Y must be redeemed by May 31, 2014.

Pokémon X and Pokémon Y, the latest entries in the world-famous Pokémon series, offer a visually spectacular experience, new Pokémon and Mega Evolutions, and a host of new features. The games are currently available in stores and in the Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS at a suggested retail price of $39.99. For more information about Pokémon X and Pokémon Y, visit http://www.pokemon.com/xy.

This article was originally published on Joystiq.