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Nintendo has partnered with Post Consumer Brands to offer a succulent giveaway. Starting today you can find codes in specially marked boxes of Post cereal to win one of 500 Nintendo Switch prize packs. The packs include the console as well as the upcoming Switch exclusive Super Mario Odyssey.
“Post Cereals evoke feelings of fun and nostalgia for people of all ages, and those are emotions Nintendo can identify with,” said Doug Bowser, Nintendo Senior VP of Sales and Marketing. “Nintendo Switch and Super Mario Odyssey are must-haves for the holidays, and this promotion gives people 500 chances to win them.”
Entry codes can be found among 20 million cereal boxes. Post branded cereal includes Honey Bunches of Oats, Honeycomb, Golden Crisp, and Alpha Bits. Marked boxes with potential codes have a giant Mario and Switch taking up about 1/3 of the front cover.
“Post Consumer Brands continues to prioritize and invest in family and millennial consumers to drive growth across our portfolio of cereal brands,” said Roxanne Bernstein, Post CMO. “Partnering with a highly recognized and family-friendly brand like Nintendo allows us to deliver a special experience to consumers.”
In addition to entries for the Switch prize, Codes can be redeemed for for Platinum Points. Platinum Points are typically used to redeem discount coupons on digital games. You will need a Nintendo Account to redeem Platinum Points.
The Nintendo Switch launched earlier this March. It features full portability and is gradually gaining the usual stellar first-party Nintendo library, such as Splatoon 2 and Mario + Rabbids. It’s also suffered from the typical Nintendo lack of supply versus high demand.
Super Mario Odyssey is the highly anticipated 3D platformer coming October 27. It aims to return to open-world exploration not seen since 2002’s Super Mario Sunshine on the Gamecube.
The Post cereal Nintendo Prize Pack giveaway ends March 31.
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Warner Bros. and Traveller’s Tales have announced the newest DLC for sandbox game LEGO Worlds. LEGO Worlds’ second DLC pack, The Monsters Pack, will add spooky themed content in time for Halloween. It will be available for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC for $3.99.
The Monsters Pack will add a new location – Monster Town. It’s always Halloween in Monster Town, with haunted houses, spooky vehicles, scary new creatures, and some new quests.
LEGO Worlds is also coming to Nintendo Switch on September 5. The physical disc version will include the Classic Space and Monsters DLC packs. The digital version will be cheaper but only include the base game, with DLC sold separately.
The Classic Space DLC was released earlier this summer. It included the Moon biome as well as new quests, characters, and vehicles from classic LEGO space playsets. Excitable retro astronaut Benny from The LEGO Movie is very pleased.
LEGO Worlds launched earlier this year after a two-year stint in Steam Early Access. It’s a Minecraft-like sandbox title using LEGO pieces and figures. Since launch LEGO Worlds has received two significant patches. The first added a Sandbox Mode with most building features unlocked. Patch 1.2 added the NEXO Knights and their related toys and playsets in LEGO Worlds.
LEGO Worlds has been rated E for Everyone with some minor Cartoon Violence. It’s available for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC (Steam). The Monsters Pack arrives in October. LEGO Worlds comes to Nintendo Switch September 5.