[Theory/Rumor] Nintendo DS production set to stop

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  1. soulx
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    http://www.computerandvideogames.com/402817/nintendo-looks-set-to-stop-ds-production/
     


  2. Veho

    Veho The man who cried "Ni".

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    Time to stock up :ph34r:
     
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  3. FireGrey

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    I thought that they were still getting good sales on the DS, why would they want to stop production now?
     
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  4. gokujr1000

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    This^
     
  5. chris888222

    chris888222 GBAtemp's Flygon Fan

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    Well, considering that the 3DS is fully backwards compatible and that there are hardly to no more good games coming to DS, it's about time they stopped production.
     
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  6. Foxi4

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    You thought wrong, it sells about 22,000 weekly worldwide, doesn't really warrant continuing the manufacture, they probably stocked up on units anyways. That, and the outdated hardware components might not be manufactured at this point as well. [Citation Needed]
     
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  7. Lanlan

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    So people won't see it as a cheaper alternative to the 3DS maybe?
     
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    I am already doing so
     
  9. Chary

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    Buy ALL the DS'es.

    But on a serious note, farewell my friend, you have served me well. :nds:
     
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  10. Flame

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    I need to buy a DS Lite for GBA for GBA purposes; my DS lite's hinges are all weak now.
     
  11. 1234turtles

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    it's like your child is all grown up, good bye ds.
     
  12. shakirmoledina

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    hail to the ps2 of the handheld arena! the legendary handheld system!
     
  13. Ergo

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    About damn time--now it can stop starving the 3DS of all the oxygen it needs to fully flourish.
     
  14. Crystal the Glaceon

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    Because all good things need to come to an end.
    It's time Nintendo put all their focus on the 3DS and let the DS rest in peace.
     
  15. Gahars

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  16. p1ngpong

    p1ngpong The King is Dead

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    Nintendo = doomed!
     
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  17. RupeeClock

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    Does this mean the DS will be officially retro soon?
     
  18. Jiehfeng

    Jiehfeng Awareness is key.

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    Meh, no farewell from me, I've still got loads to play on you buddy ^_^ :nds:<means he's happy
     
  19. RodrigoDavy

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    Nintendo why u no open factory in Brazil and sell the DS here? Although I think brazilians might be starting to buy the 3DS to play pirate DS games, the low price of the DS would still make it quite competitive this considering the PS2 was still the most sold console here a few years ago.
     
  20. Jayro

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    I just bought my friend's DS Lite for $65 from her, and she gave me 6 games with it for free. :3

    (She set the price, and I agreed.)