Nintendo Marks DSi XL Launch With DSi Price Drop

With the DSi XL launching into Australian stores tomorrow, Nintendo has announced a timely price drop for the regular, low-fat DSi.

When the DSi XL was priced at $299.95 - the same price point as the DSi - we speculated that Nintendo might adjust the price of the existing model.

Hey, we were right!

As of today, the DSi will carry a recommended retail price of $249.95.

Who's picking up a DSi XL tomorrow? Or are you now tempted by the original DSi?


Comments

    DSi is pretty tempting. Go to IGN and read their top 10 DSiWare titles. There are more quality gaming diversions than I first thought, (Dark Void Zero, Flipnote, the artstyle puzzlers to name but a few)

      I guess if you are internet savvy it wouldn't really matter, but about 90% of the DS games are shovelwares... Remember that that's Top 10 out of a million :p

        The great thing about shovelware is you can just not buy it :P

        I'd rather have 10 titles out of a million that are good, than 1 good title and about fifty mediocre ones

    Price drop takes effect officially tomorrow apparently.

    I'm getting a DSi XL, only for err "Professional" reasons >_>

      Don't lie Mr V. You know you'll end up using it more and more. ;D

    Picking my Bronze XL from JB HI FI tomorrow. XL + XL starter kit (case, screen protectors, extra stylus) + Sonic Collection for the normal RRP $299. Pretty great if you ask me. If not GAME Online is selling them for $269 and Big W for $278.

    I'll be tempted to get a DS -any DS- when they make it a damn reasonable price, and $250 is not it.

      DS Lites are (and always have been) sub $200 and generally have a game or 2 thrown in...

      I am considering trading my DSi for an XL...the 4.2inch screens are very sexy...Plus I have not spent any money on DSi Ware outside of the free 1000pts so i'm looking forward to getting 1000pts again and actually getting some games that I want now that the selection is much better

      ^ cheapo...

    How have they not saturated the market already...

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