Nintendo DSi Coming to US April 4 for $US180

IGN says that the Nintendo DSi—Nintendo's gadgetier DS remake with a bigger screen and camera—is coming to the US April 4 for about $US180, or $US50 more than the current DS Lite.

Kotaku notes that the reason for the wider price divide in the US—it's about $US25 more than the DS Lite in Japan—is probably to keep it from hardcore cannibalising the current DS, which still sold about 1.5 million units in November.

$US180 is pretty steep. I mean, we are in a recession. So I guess it will stop cannibalisation by making people buy the cheaper one. [IGN via Kotaku]

Trending Stories Right Now