Nintendo has made the first batch of 3DS Ambassador games available one day early, allowing any 3DS owner who connected to the eShop before August 12 to claim their free NES games.
Downloading the Ambassador games is a little bit more complicated than just browsing the eShop to find them. When you first enter the eShop, tap the orange Menu button on the top-left corner, tap the Settings / Other button, and then select the Your Downloads button to find the games. Keep in mind multiplayer and manuals will be available when the eShop properly introduces the NES Virtual Console later this year.
Ambassadors can also download a special Ambassador Certificate program along with their NES games. The Certificate only serves to enable SpotPass notifications about Ambassador Program updates.
For those wondering, here's the list of NES games you can download:
- Super Mario Bros.
- The Legend of Zelda
- Zelda II: The Adventure of Link
- Wrecking Crew
- Balloon Fight
- Ice Climber
- Donkey Kong Jr.
- NES Open Tournament Golf