DSi + Oz

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  1. x-mah-D
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    Nintendo Au has announced the Nintendo DSi
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    2 Of April 09'

    The price is overkill but my birthdays coming soon so meh [​IMG]
     
  2. Isaiah

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    WTF 300! To hell with that!
     
  3. X D D X

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    Are you ******* me?? $375.00????????????????? That's like double a DS Lite!!! Stupid currency..
     
  4. x-mah-D
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    I know...
    I not that big of an update bar firmware and camera, i wonder why..
    japs need there cash i guess
     
  5. Hop2089

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    $375 AU good lord in that's more than I paid for the JP one once you convert it to US dollars.
     
  6. Cermage

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    sheesh this is crazy, same price as the xbox360 arcade.
     
  7. MacGnG

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    why does it cost so much more in aussie?
     
  8. DeadLocked

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    Meh import the *****rs ¬.¬ I'm pretty sure that would be cheaper.
     
  9. JPH

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    its only like 20 more dollars than us americans are paying..not that bad tbh
     
  10. updowners

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    WTF???


    300 DOLLARS??? Biggest friggin ripoff. We could just get a psp with game for that much.
     
  11. OSW

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    Yeah that's a nuts price imo... I would never pay that, I'll stick with my trusty lite.
     
  12. x-mah-D
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    Most stuff cost alot more aus, i was going to get a cyclo ds it was like 45 bucks USD so when i converted it it was like 80.
    *grumbles* stock market effects gaming too it seems.
    petrol's really fucked up too it was nearing 2$ at one point here
     
  13. jaywilson

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    Im still getting it, April 2nd is far enough away for me to save up for it,
    fucking exchange rate has made it nearly impossible for me to buy stuff from UK and a lot of USA sites expect dealextreme of course.
     
  14. unz

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    Well played, Nintendo. The DSi will be released just in time for the $950 one-time 'economic stimulus payment' for students and low-income earners. A lot of Aussies will have the cash to splash out on a DSi, in spite of the hefty pricetag.

    Personally, I can't justify spending $300 on a handheld console, regardless of the superior ARM 9 processor, or the WPA compatibility (the only 2 features on the DSi that actually interest me). I'd rather add another $100, to finally get myself a Wii instead. Or maybe even... an XBox 360. *gasp!* [​IMG]

    But I won't - I'd rather have a laptop for college instead. Thanks, Mr Rudd! [​IMG]

    Nonetheless - ya gotta admit, releasing the DSi to the Aus market in early April was a pretty shrewd move for the Big N... [​IMG]
     
  15. Cermage

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    well eb just announced their trade in offer, trade in your ds lite and pay 175 to get the DSi. though the DSi doesn't have an exact pricing on the eb website.
     
  16. mercluke

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    oh man, now i feel like getting another DSi, never did like the colour of my dsl
    damn you and your trade in deal eb!
     
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  18. DeadLocked

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    Eh, UK prices
    £149 for a DSi
    £99 DSLite and no games
    £120 for XBOX 360 Arcade console [​IMG]
    £130 for PSP at some places
    £99 Used old banger
    £150 Decent electric guitar or High class Acoustic guitar
    £170 iPod touch
    £160 DSLite (any colour) + two High Class/New games like Chrono trigger, Guitar hero on tour.
    £100 Laser eye surgery xD

    Ahh stuff DSi, the only advantage of it is that I'm buyin a DSLite and the price tag of the should fall significantly. I still got a phat D: Great condition for it's age apart from the rattling speaker