Nintendo Chief: Expect a Higher Price Point for DSi than DS Lite
Nintendo chief Satoru Iwata has confirmed that the DSi is still on track to be released in North America and Europe within the next six months, but has indicated that it will cost more than the DS Lite.
To quote: Satoru Iwata has confirmed that the DSi is still on course to launch in Europe and America in the next six months - but has added that the device will cost more than its predecessor the DS Lite.
The DSi is the third iteration of Nintendo's dual screen handheld and boasts bigger screens, a built in camera and downloadable content store amongst other tweaked and improved functions.
It launched in Japan in late 2008 and has been a big hit with consumers in the territory.
And in an interview with investors following its recent end-of-year financials, Nintendo boss Satoru Iwata has revealed more about the launch and manufacturing strategy for the DSi when it arrives in countries outside of Japan.