Walmart.com Makes Tens of Thousands of the Popular Nintendo DSi Available for Online Preorders Today

Customers can now preorder one of the fastest-selling handheld consoles in history for $169, while supplies last at www.walmart.com

BRISBANE, Calif. (Feb. 24, 2009)Walmart.com is delighting video game fans by making tens of thousands of Nintendo DSi units available for preorder today online at www.walmart.com. The Nintendo DSi, an overseas sensation in Japan that quickly became one of the fastest-selling handheld consoles in history, can be preordered at Walmart.com for $169, while supplies last. Customers who have been eagerly waiting for the unit to go on sale this spring now have an opportunity to preorder one of the most highly anticipated video game releases of the year at a great value.

Walmart.com has made tens of thousands of Nintendo DSi units available for preorder, giving more customers the chance to enjoy one of the most sought-after handheld consoles in history,” said Kelly Thompson, Walmart.com’s chief merchant. “Customers continue to choose Walmart.com to find the best online selection and strongest values in video games, especially for popular releases like the Nintendo DSi.”

Walmart.com offers the DSi in black and blue finishes. The new DSi allows users to take pictures, play music and download games. In addition to Nintendo DSi preorders, Walmart.com also offers additional values on popular Nintendo products, including the Nintendo Wii and Wii accessories. The following items are available online, while supplies last:

  • Nintendo DSi (preorder only) – $169
  • Nintendo Wii accessories – starting at $10
  • Nintendo Wii games – 2 for $30 on select titles

 

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