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Nintendo to bring DSi XL to North America in March

Written by James Delahunty (Google+) @ 25 Feb 2010 14:20 User comments (2)

Nintendo to bring DSi XL to North America in March Nintendo announced on Wednesday that the latest revision of its DS handheld console line-up will make its way to North America at the end of March. The DSi XL is already available to buy for consumer in Japan. It features larger screens than the other DS models currently on the market.
The console will launch in North America on March 28th. Nintendo also announced plans to launch the DSi XL in Australia on March 15th this week. Last month, Nintendo sold about 420,000 DS units in the United States in January, while rival Sony moved around 100,000 PlayStation Portable (PSP) units, according to figures given by NPD.

The DSi XL includes two 4.2-inch screens, compared to 3.2-inch screens on the DSi. The console also comes with pre-installed games and applications, in the case of North America it is Brain Age Express: Arts & Letters, Brain Age Express: Math and Photo Clock, the DSi browser and Flipnote Studio applications.

Worldwide, combined DS sales topped 125.13 million by the end of 2009. The figure is split into 44.99 million in the Americas, 50.23 million in Europe, 29.2 million in Japan and the rest in other territories.

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2 user comments

126.2.2010 11:40

I like it.

227.2.2010 15:05

nice to see they finally decided to make it bigger. that was my biggest gripe with it, to small!

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