by Mike Bendel on June 2, 2010 @ 2:05 am
With the Nintendo’s next generation portable looming on the horizon, the company announced a steep price cut for all current DSi models in Japan, including the XL variant, or LL as it’s known over yonder. Additionally, three new XL colors will hit the region on June 19.
Sporting a bold look, the new colors consist of basic shades, including Blue, Green, and Yellow. Simplistic yet eye-pleasing.
As for Nintendo’s pricing going forward, the DSi XL will drop to 18,000 yen from 20,000 yen, while the plain-jane DSi gets nudged down to 15,000 yen, down from 18,500 yen. Nintendo has not announced plans to employ a similar pricing strategy in the U.S.
Nintendo plans to show off its next-generation handheld, tentatively known as the 3DS, at E3 2010. That’s two weeks from now if you haven’t already marked June 15 on your calendar.
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