Nintendo announces that the biggest selling video game console of all time in Australia, Nintendo DS® (inclusive of Nintendo DS, Nintendo DS Lite®, Nintendo DSi(TM) and Nintendo DSi(TM) XL), has sold through more than three million* units! For the last four years, Nintendo DS has been Australia's number one selling console, and it is on target to be the number one selling console again for 2010.
The original Nintendo DS launched in 2005 introducing touch screen controls for hand held gaming. This was followed by the launch of the Nintendo DS Lite in 2006, then Nintendo DSi in 2009, which upgraded the system with a camera, SD card slot, and online connectivity among other features. In 2010 Nintendo launched Nintendo DSi XL - with larger screens than ever before, plus pre-installed software and games.
Finally in 2010, Nintendo launched three bright new colours for the Nintendo DSi XL - red, yellow and blue.Nintendo DS has something for everyone with a huge range of titles to choose from, no matter what your age or gaming experience. From favourites such as nintendogs(TM), Dragon Quest IX®: Sentinels of the Starry Skies, Mario Kart® DS, New Super Mario Bros.(TM), to educational titles such as Art Academy(TM) and Maths Training(TM), to brain teasers which include Nintendo Presents: Crossword Collection, Dr. Kawashima's Brain Training(TM): How Old is Your Brain? and the Professor Layton(TM) series.
* All sell through and market share information courtesy of GfK Retail and Technology Australia and internal tracking
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