Nintendo is about to lower the prices for both of the companies’ latest handheld gaming systems, the DSi and DSi XL! On September 12, 2010, the price of the DSi will go from $169.99 to $149.99, and the recently released DSi XL will drop from $189.99 to $169.99. The DS Lite model will remain the same at $129.99.
The Nintendo DS family of video game systems is the best-selling in the history of the U.S. and worldwide. According to the NPD Group, through the end of July, total Nintendo DS sales are more than 42.3 million in the United States alone.
Nintendo also recently announced release dates for some upcoming games including Professor Layton and the Unwound Future (Sept. 12), Pokémon Ranger: Guardian Signs (Oct. 4), Art Academy (Oct. 25) and Mario vs. Donkey Kong: Mini-Land Mayhem! (Nov. 14).