Nintendo DSi Hits 100,000 Units in Australia

The Nintendo train just keeps on rollin'!

In only the 14 weeks the DSi has been available in Australia, the total amount sold has already hit 100,000. Now for a population of 21 million, that's already 1 in every 210 people (which for a country like ours is a pretty high impact rate in such a short time!).

Here's more from Nintendo of Australia.

Independent market research group GfK Retail and Technology Australia confirms that the latest hand held console from Nintendo, Nintendo DSi(TM) has sold through more than 100,000 units in only 14 weeks.

Nintendo DSi - an upgrade to the Nintendo DS Lite hand held console launched in Australia and New Zealand 2 April 2009. Nintendo DSi's predecessor, Nintendo DS has been Australia's number one selling console since 2006.

Nintendo DSi's new features include: Nintendo DSi Camera - two cameras, 11 unique lenses, Nintendo DSi Sound - store, play and manipulate your music, SD memory card slot - for additional storage space - ideal for your photos and music, as well as a slimmer unit, increased sound quality, bigger LCD screens and the Nintendo DSi Shop.

Free to download, the Nintendo DSi Browser puts your Nintendo DSi online. Once online, you can visit the Nintendo DSi Shop and shop online for Nintendo DSiWare. The first time you visit the Nintendo DSi Shop, you will automatically receive 1,000 free Nintendo Points (available for a limited time only) which will allow you to download your choice of Nintendo DSiWare.

By purchasing Nintendo Points Cards, you can use your points to download Nintendo DSiWare from the Nintendo DSi Shop. Nintendo DSiWare is available in four different price categories: free, 200 points, 500 points, and 800 or more points.

Just so you know, GfK Retail and Technology is one of the top 5 market research companies worldwide. Now if only Nintendo of Australia would do more to please all the people buying these things!

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