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Nintendo: “No plans to release a Skype application for DS or DSi”

Wednesday, 22nd April 2009 18:28 GMT By Stephany Nunneley

dsia2A Nintendo representative has told CVG that the company has “no plans to release a Skype application for DS or DSi”.

Skype is already available on PSP, iPhone and iPod Touch via its VoIP application, leading some to suspect it would only be a matter of time before Nintendo got in on the trend.

Further adding to the speculation, a Skype rep stated previously that a release on DSi could be possible.

“Whilst we can’t comment on any future plans to bring Skype to Nintendo’s DSi, it would technically be possible,” the spokesperson said, explaining the company’s policy of “extending the Skype infrastructure and platform to bring Skype functionality wherever, whenever, and on whatever device or site people choose to use it.”

But, Nintendo says no dice. End of story.

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14 Comments

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  1. theevilaires

    why would you use skype on an iphone?

    #1 5 years ago
  2. Seraphemz

    …to talk. Duh.

    #2 5 years ago
  3. anasui

    all I want is flash updated browser for Youtube videos

    #3 5 years ago
  4. theevilaires

    oh stupid me

    #4 5 years ago
  5. Mike

    “all I want is flash updated browser for tube8 videos”

    Fixed. ;)

    #5 5 years ago
  6. theevilaires

    Just visited that site Mike. Not what I would call Video game related :P Guy has his masters but yet still hes a common man.

    #6 5 years ago
  7. Seraphemz

    ..lol. great site.

    #7 5 years ago
  8. theevilaires

    shouldn’t be saying that Seraphemz. Little kids like blerk and syrok might get curious.

    #8 5 years ago
  9. anasui

    Thanks Mike, I didnt have that yet. Now it’s between Xvideos (GREAT site) and Redtube

    #9 5 years ago
  10. theevilaires

    you guys are ….just wow o_O

    #10 5 years ago
  11. Seraphemz

    didnt have any of these….sweet.. any one else got more?

    #11 5 years ago
  12. theevilaires

    yea try http://www.ullgoblind.com

    #12 5 years ago
  13. Seraphemz

    I dont like that one… damn you evil.

    #13 5 years ago
  14. Prof Power Glove

    I doubt Nintendo would see any point what-so-ever in releasing a Skype app on Dsiware. Right now, anyway. People don’t buy DSi’s for the cheap apps that give you voip etc – it’s about games and entertainment and not generic communication. Duh. :p

    #14 5 years ago