With Black Friday just around the corner, and plenty of deals and exclusives beginning to pop up here and there, Nintendo is looking to spice things up with a pair of brand new colored DSi portable gaming consoles. The new consoles are a Black Friday exclusive, and they’re being announced by Nintendo directly, which means the new mobile consoles should be arriving in plenty of retail locations.
While the video game retail locations are probably safe bet, as are the larger electronics retailers out there, Sears will also have the new consoles in stock by the time Black Friday rolls around. The orange DSi, along with the green one, will retail for $150, and it includes one free title: Mario Party DS. So if you’ve been waiting to get your hands on a uniquely colored DSi, just wait a couple more days, and your dream could come true.
NINTENDO ADDS COLOR TO BLACK FRIDAY WITH ORANGE, GREEN NINTENDO DSI BUNDLES
Nov. 22, 2010
Nintendo is giving Black Friday a splash of color with two new bundles for its hot-selling Nintendo DSi™ system. For the first time, shoppers can choose an orange or green system, which will be bundled with the Mario Party™ DS game. The new colors go on sale on Nov. 26 and will be available while supplies last at a suggested retail price of $149.99.
These new colors join Nintendo’s other great value bundles for the holidays that are being released in honor of the 25th anniversary of the Super Mario Bros.™ game on the NES™. These include the limited-edition red Nintendo DSi XL™ bundle, which features a red Nintendo DSi XL system with three iconic Super Mario Bros.-themed graphics, the Mario Kart™ DS game, and preloaded software titles including Brain Age™ Express: Arts & Letters, Brain Age Express: Math and Photo Clock at a suggested retail price of $179.99. In addition to those preloaded titles, each Nintendo DSi system comes preloaded with Flipnote Studio™, which lets users create, upload and share their own fun animations.
Nintendo is also offering the limited-edition red Wii™ hardware that includes a new red Wii Remote™ Plus controller, a red Nunchuk™ controller, and games New Super Mario Bros.™ Wii and Wii Sports™ at a suggested retail price of $199.99.
Through the end of October, Nintendo has sold more than 43 million systems in the Nintendo DS™ family in the United States alone, according to the independent NPD Group.
For more information about Nintendo DSi, visit http://www.nintendodsi.com.