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DSi XL confirmed for Europe following DSi LL release

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 29 Oct 2009 14:19 User comments (13)

DSi XL confirmed for Europe following DSi LL release Nintendo has confirmed that following today's launch of the updated DSi LL handheld in Japan, the same system, just dubbed the DSi XL will hit Europe in the Q1 2010.
The updated system includes a 4.2-inch screen, dual pens and better battery life then the DSi.

"Nintendo today confirms that a new Nintendo DSi XL console is launching in Europe in the first quarter of 2010," says the gaming company. "The retail price of the Nintendo DSi XL is expected to be higher than that of the Nintendo DSi. Further details will be released soon."

The handheld retails for the equivalent of $220 USD in Japan.

For more details check here: Nintendo unveils DSi LL with larger screen

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13 user comments

129.10.2009 16:11

"dual pens" because dual screens and cameras wasn't enough.

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229.10.2009 18:35

i would have greeted this update with support, but that new price increase just ruins it.

329.10.2009 20:55

yep just what for another 6 months and they'll relese one that can make phone calls or play music

429.10.2009 20:57

yep just what for another 6 months and they'll relese one that can make phone calls or play music

529.10.2009 21:26

I would just love to see a Multi Language support for the DSi..

That would make me happy.





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630.10.2009 3:30

I don't understand where all the bitching is coming from regarding this... It's just an alternative for people who want a bigger screen, or for people like me who have stupidly large mits. It's not like the PSP-3000, with no real big changes from it's "Predecessor".

As I didn't get a DSi, this will be my "Upgrade", though I'll miss the GBA... I guess I'll be taking the Lite with me, too...

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730.10.2009 3:57

"The handheld retails for the equivalent of $220 USD in Japan."

You can get a used PS3 for that kind of money! And the screens may be bigger, but the resolution is the same, so the image quality is even worse than the old version.

830.10.2009 18:07

Originally posted by nintenut:
It's not like the PSP-3000, with no real big changes from it's "Predecessor".

Except the fact that the price didn't increase $50.

930.10.2009 20:25

I'd like to point out that the $220 price tag is with the current conversion rates... The Dollar is in the toilet now.
¥18,900 was the going rate for the DSi at launch, while this is 20,000. It's literally a $10 difference.

At the time of the DSi's launch, ¥18,900 was only about $180, while now it's more than $200.

1030.10.2009 22:58

Originally posted by nintenut:
I'd like to point out that the $220 price tag is with the current conversion rates... The Dollar is in the toilet now.
¥18,900 was the going rate for the DSi at launch, while this is 20,000. It's literally a $10 difference.

At the time of the DSi's launch, ¥18,900 was only about $180, while now it's more than $200.
You assume that a japanese company won't factor in the conversion rate?

1131.10.2009 0:21

Quote:
Originally posted by nintenut:
I'd like to point out that the $220 price tag is with the current conversion rates... The Dollar is in the toilet now.
¥18,900 was the going rate for the DSi at launch, while this is 20,000. It's literally a $10 difference.

At the time of the DSi's launch, ¥18,900 was only about $180, while now it's more than $200.
You assume that a Japanese company won't factor in the conversion rate?

Why would they? It won't be coming stateside for at least a few months, for now it's just within Japan.

One Yen is still one Yen in Japan, the DSi is still selling for ¥18,900 even if the dollar is quickly falling to the worth of toilet tissue. What, every time the exchange rate from CAD to USD takes a dip in our favor we lower the prices of our systems? No... It's the same price in that region.

1211.11.2009 1:53
ebuylife
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Originally posted by TBandit:
yep just what for another 6 months and they'll relese one that can make phone calls or play music
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1311.11.2009 2:01
ebuylife
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Originally posted by nintenut:
I'd like to point out that the $220 price tag is with the current conversion rates... The Dollar is in the toilet now.
¥18,900 was the going rate for the DSi at launch, while this is 20,000. It's literally a $10 difference.

At the time of the DSi's launch, ¥18,900 was only about $180, while now it's more than $200.
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This message has been edited since its posting. Latest edit was made on 11 Nov 2009 @ 4:33

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