Redmond, Wash. - Nintendo said it will offer special
DSi-plus-software bundles for a Black Friday promotion beginning Nov. 27.
Consumers can purchase blue or white DSi handhelds that are pre-installed
with more than $20 in software, until supplies run out.
"These limited-edition bundles come packed with some of the great
Nintendo DSiWare games and applications that have made Nintendo DSi such a big
hit with shoppers young and old," stated Cammie Dunaway, Nintendo of America's sales
and marketing executive VP "The special price and pre-installed titles make the
bundles a huge value for the holidays."
According to a Nintendo spokesperson the special DSi bundles will
carry a $169.99 estimated street price but retailers are free to set their own
The blue DSi will come with five Mario-themed DSiWare titles,
including Mario vs. Donkey Kong: Minis March Again; Dr. Mario Express;
WarioWare: Snapped!; Mario Calculator; and Mario Clock.
The white DSi bundle offers brain-teaser titles, including Brain
Age Express: Arts & Letters; Brain Age Express: Sudoku; Brain Age Express:
Math; Clubhouse Games Express: Card Classics; and Photo Clock.
Through the end of September, total worldwide sales of the
Nintendo DS and Nintendo DSi game systems totaled more than 113 million,
according to Nintendo's financial statement. Of those, more than 33.4 million
have sold in the United States through the end of September, according to The