Today, the 3DS' "ambassador program" kicked off in Japan—you know the program that gives early birds twenty free games.

Previously, Kotaku let you how to get your free games with words. And now we're doing it with words and moving pictures. The future, people, the future!

As readers (and my wife) pointed out, these free games were supposed to go live September 1. Today is not September 1. It is August 31. No clue if the games will go live early outside Japan, but apparently they haven't yet.

Update: According to readers, the games are live in North America, too.


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