Nintendo DS Lite Price Dropped to $100

Nintendo is dropping the price of the DS Lite in the US. The new suggested retail price is now $99.99 and will go in to effect on June 5th.

Nintendo has also announced that six of its popular titles will feature new packaging to make them stand out a little more on the shelf.

The six games are all Mario games which include New Super Mario Bros.™, Mario Kart™ DS, Super Mario 64™ DS, Mario & Luigi™: Bowser’s Inside Story, Mario vs. Donkey Kong™: Mini-Land Mayhem! and Mario Party™ DS.

“From the moment it launched, Nintendo DS Lite hit a sweet spot for consumers in terms of value, experience and fun,” said Nintendo of America President Reggie Fils-Aime. “This new price point will introduce Nintendo DS Lite to even more consumers, and the new red packaging will make it easy for them to find their favorite Mario titles.”

Sales figures show that each of the games mentioned above have sold at least 1 million units with New Super Mario Bros hitting 9.25 million sales.

• New Super Mario Bros.: more than 9.25 million units
• Mario Kart DS: more than 7.40 million units
• Super Mario 64 DS: more than 4.34 million units
• Mario Party DS: more than 3.27 million units
• Mario & Luigi: Bowser’s Inside Story: more than 1.98 million units
• Mario vs. Donkey Kong: Mini-Land Mayhem!: more than 1.01 million units


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