National StreetPass Day

Nintendo fans will want to make sure their Nintendo 3DS consoles are fully charged on September 28th. To celebrate everything StreetPass, including the four additional StreetPass games from a recent update and StreetPass Relay functionality, Nintendo UK are holding the first ever National StreetPass Day.

As part of the celebration Nintendo will run special events at Waterloo Station, London and Manchester Piccadilly Station. Nintendo 3DS owners will have the perfect chance to meet and increase their StreetPass encounters, win prizes in exclusive competitions, meet and take photos with Nintendo characters, take part in multiplayer challenges and even join in as Nintendo bring giant versions of StreetPass games to life.

From 9am on September 28th, Waterloo Station, London and Manchester Piccadilly Station will play host to a giant Nintendo 3DS and StreetPass celebration. There will be loads to do for all Nintendo fans at the event including:

Real life StreetPass games

If you love StreetPass games, you’ll be delighted when Nintendo bring StreetPass games to life with real Puzzle Swap panels. Using artwork from recent Nintendo games, fans will be able to add their own puzzle pieces to a series of large Puzzle Swap panels at each event, simply by playing Nintendo 3DS games.


To win prizes such as exclusive StreetPass bags – you can take part in competitions in Mario Kart 7 and Luigi's Mansion 2 or a challenge to find the person with the most Mii characters in their StreetPass Mii Plaza.

Luigi and Pokémon meet and greet

Love Luigi? A Luigi costume character will be available at the London Waterloo Station, location for meet and greet as well as photograph opportunities. Or maybe you are more of a Pokémon fan? Pikachu will be at the Manchester Piccadilly StreetPass event.

Across the country Nintendo 3DS owners will also be encouraged to take part in National StreetPass Day by throwing their own StreetPass events or heading to Nintendo Zone and The Cloud hotspots.

StreetPass Day stands will also be located at two other locations including Eurogamer Expo 2013, Earls Court, London where visitors can pick up a free Mario hat by showing their entry wristband or badge. The Cycle Show NEC Birmingham will also host Mario Kart 7 multiplayer races and Nintendo 3DS demos.

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National StreetPass Day

Location: Waterloo Station, London Time: 10:00 - 19:00

National StreetPass Day

Location: Piccadilly Station, Manchester Time: 10:00 - 19:00