Big-screen DSi confirmed, detailed, pictured [Updates]

By Patrick Garratt, Thursday, 29 October 2009 08:04 GMT

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Nintendo Japan’s just confirmed that a big-screen version of DSi will launch next month in Japan and in the first quarter of next year in Europe.

The DSi LL will feature a 4.2 inch screen and is to be sold at ¥20,000 (US$220).

It’s out on November 21 in Japan.

The upgrade is designed to help those that want to use the machine for internet viewing and a music player.

It’ll be bundled with two touch pens: one short and one long, and comes will three DSiWare titles pre-installed: two brain training games and DS Easy Dictionary.

It’ll be available in Dark Brown, Wine Red and Natural White.

Still waiting for a US date.

Thanks, Kotaku. Get first images here.

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