Great news, everyone. Nintendo will release the large-screened DSi in America early next year. It’s been rebadged as the DSi XL instead of the DSi LL. There’s still no word on the price or exact release date, but at least we know it’s coming. Win.
Nintendo via Kotaku,
“A new iteration of the Nintendo DSi system will be introduced in Japan on November 21, 2009, to be known as Nintendo DSi LL in Japan, and as Nintendo DSi XL in North America and Europe, it will offer a screen 93% larger than the current Nintendo DS Lite with a better view angle, an additional longer touch screen stylus, and preinstalled Nintendo DSiWare software. The new version will arrive in North America and Europe in the first quarter of calendar year 2010.”