Feeds

Nintendo sells 1m DSi handhelds in Europe

Older models selling well too

Secure remote control for conventional and virtual desktops

Nintendo’s DSi console has been bought by 1m Europeans since its launch around eight weeks ago, the games giant has announced.

The handheld console, which was released across Europe on 3 April, has also passed the 1m sales mark five weeks faster than its predecessor, the DS Lite, did when it was launched in June 2006.

Not everyone’s sold on Nintendo’s DSi, though. The firm also shifted 500,000 units of its various other DS models across Europe after the DSi's launch.

Nintendo hasn’t released any UK-specific DSi sales figures. But shortly after the DSi’s launch, market watcher Gfk-ChartTrack said British gamers had already bought just shy of 100,000 units. ®

New hybrid storage solutions

More from The Register

next story
Half a BILLION in the making: Bungie's Destiny reviewed
It feels very familiar - but it's still good
Apple's big bang: iPhone 6, ANOTHER iPhone 6 Plus and WATCH OUT
Let's >sigh< see what Cupertino has been up to for the past year
Huawei ditches new Windows Phone mobe plans, blames poor sales
Giganto mobe firm slams door shut on Microsoft. OH DEAR
Phones 4u website DIES as wounded mobe retailer struggles to stay above water
Founder blames 'ruthless network partners' for implosion
Get your Indian Landfill Android One handsets - they're only SIXTY QUID
Cheap and deafening mobes for the subcontinental masses
Apple's SNEAKY plan: COPY ANDROID. Hello iPhone 6, Watch
Sizes, prices and all – but not for the wrist-o-puter
DARPA-backed jetpack prototype built to make soldiers run faster
4 Minute Mile project hatched to speed up tired troops
prev story

Whitepapers

Secure remote control for conventional and virtual desktops
Balancing user privacy and privileged access, in accordance with compliance frameworks and legislation. Evaluating any potential remote control choice.
Saudi Petroleum chooses Tegile storage solution
A storage solution that addresses company growth and performance for business-critical applications of caseware archive and search along with other key operational systems.
High Performance for All
While HPC is not new, it has traditionally been seen as a specialist area – is it now geared up to meet more mainstream requirements?
Security for virtualized datacentres
Legacy security solutions are inefficient due to the architectural differences between physical and virtual environments.
Providing a secure and efficient Helpdesk
A single remote control platform for user support is be key to providing an efficient helpdesk. Retain full control over the way in which screen and keystroke data is transmitted.