Meet the Nintendo DS family.

Great games, great fun, all at a great value.
Starting at $99.99 MSRP*.

  • Games you can't find anywhere else
  • Built-in fun with photos, animation, and more
  • Access to hundreds of downloadable games
  • Local & online** multiplayer gameplay
  • Two screens & intuitive touch controls
 
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Why you'll love Nintendo DS

 

Get your game on with hundreds of titles.

The Nintendo DSi system plays nearly all of the hundreds of great Nintendo DS titles in stores. From games starring Nintendo favorites like Mario, Zelda, and Kirby to family-friendly titles for gamers of any age, you'll find a great experience for everyone. CHECK OUT THE GAMES
 

Big-league fun, big-time value.

Endless hours of gaming excitement, built-in software to flex your creative skills, and easy access to hundreds of downloadable games. All this and more awaits when you pick up an amazingly affordable Nintendo DSi or Nintendo DSi XL system — two sizes for two great ways to play. BUY NOW
 

Downloadable games to expand your library.

Get quick and easy access to hundreds of unique and affordable software, downloadable right to your system. With bite-sized adventures starring Mario™, all-new action-packed games, and useful applications, you'll find something great for any gaming occasion. SEE THE DOWNLOADS
 

Enhance your experience with built-in fun.

Every Nintendo DSi system comes packed with amazing software to let your artistic side fly free, or surf the web to feed your mind. With tons of fun lenses for the two built-in cameras, the amazing Flipnote Studio™ animation application and even more, you can make or learn something new every time you turn on your system. GET CREATIVE
 
 
 

Games that everyone in the family will love.

Nintendo DS has a massive library of games and software to satisfy any type of player, from your baby brother to your grandmother. With classic titles starring Mario, games that train your brain, puzzles to work that mental muscle, and so much more, you'll have the entire family clamoring for some game time. LEARN MORE
 
 

Two screens, touch controls, and more.

Nintendo DSi systems have two bright, beautiful screens to display game graphics, allowing for unique gameplay experiences you won't find anywhere else. The bottom screen has touch sensitivity, allowing you to truly get hands-on with your game via the included stylus, and a built-in microphone can pick up spoken commands—all making for a portable gameplay experience like no other.
 
 
 

Play games with friends near and far.

Gaming is always more fun with friends. That's why Nintendo DSi makes it easy to play select games with fellow players. DS Download Play lets friends nearby join in, often even if only one player has the game. Nintendo® Wi-Fi Connection** lets you link up with players from all over the world for unforgettable gaming sessions.
 
*Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price. Actual price may vary.
**Wireless broadband Internet access required for online features. For more info, go to support.nintendo.com

Choose Your Style

Nintendo DS Systems Comparison Chart Nintendo 2DS Learn More Nintendo 3DS Learn More Nintendo 3DS XL Learn More
Colors Nintendo 2DS colors Nintendo 3DS colors Nintendo 3DS XL colors
Price(MSRP1) $129.99 $169.99 $199.99
Plays 3D Games In 2D only In 2D and 3D In 2D and 3D
Plays Nintendo DS games
Local & Online Multiplayer
Download Games & Applications2
Plays 3D Videos In 2D only
Records 3D video and 3D stop-motion animation3
Can browse the Internet2
Takes photos with built-in cameras (2D and 3D photos)4 (2D and 3D photos) (2D and 3D photos)
Uses SD Card to store music, photos & games (4GB included) (2GB included) (4GB included)
AR capabilities (Augmented Reality)
StreetPass™ (Exchanges game data with system owners you pass on the street)
SpotPass™ (Detects Nintendo Zone locations to access content on the go)
Parental Controls (to manage content accessed by children)
Included Software AR Games™ Face Raiders™ Mii Maker™ StreetPass™ Mii Plaza™ Activity Log Nintendo eShop3 Nintendo 3DS™ Browser3 Nintendo 3DS™ Camera Nintendo 3DS™ Sound AR Games™ Face Raiders™ Mii Maker™ StreetPass™ Mii Plaza™ Activity Log Nintendo eShop3 Nintendo 3DS™ Browser3 Nintendo 3DS™ Camera Nintendo 3DS™ Sound AR Games™ Face Raiders™ Mii Maker™ StreetPass™ Mii Plaza™ Activity Log Nintendo eShop3 Nintendo 3DS™ Browser3 Nintendo 3DS™ Camera Nintendo 3DS™ Sound
Screen Size 3.53 inches (diagonal) 3.53 inches (diagonal) 4.88 inches (diagonal)
Graphics display Widescreen LCD display, capable of displaying approximately 16.77 million colors at 400x240 pixel resolution. Wide-screen LCD display showing 16.77 million colors, at 800 x 240 pixel resolution (400 pixels allocated to each eye to enable 3D visuals) Wide-screen LCD display showing 16.77 million colors with 800 x 240 pixel resolution. (400 pixels are allocated to each eye to enable 3D visuals)
Sleep Mode (with a sleep switch) (by closing the console) (by closing the console)
Power saving mode  
Speakers Mono (Stereo with headphones) Stereo Stereo
Dimensions 127mm high x 144mm wide x 20.3mm thick 74mm high x 134mm wide x 21mm thick (closed) 93mm high x 156mm wide x 22mm thick (closed)
Weight Approx. 9 ounces Approx. 8.1 ounces Approx. 12 ounces
1. MSRP: Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price. Actual price may vary. See retailer for details.
2. Wireless broadband Internet access required for online play. For more info, go to support.nintendo.com.
3. System update may be required.
4. 3D photos are only viewable in 2D on the Nintendo 2DS system.

Family Fun

Your whole family will love Nintendo DS.

When you choose Nintendo DS, you'll discover a world of amazing portable entertainment.

From puzzle games to games starring Mario, and so much more, everyone from Mom, Dad, Sis, or even Grandma can enjoy great ways to play together.
 
 

New to Mario's World?

Here are two great activities you can play with your family — or by yourself. These will be sure to get your gang familiar with Mario games and the colorful cast of characters who star along side him.
 
 

Family-Friendly Games

New Super Mario Bros.

  • Run & jump with Mario on a must-play
    sidescrolling adventure.
  • Classic Mario gameplay is great for boys
    and girls of any age
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Super Mario 64 DS

  • Play an all-time classic Mario game with
    new features and multiplayer.
  • Included minigames add to the fun, great
    for anyone to pick up and play.
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Mario Kart DS

  • Hit the tracks with Mario, and race with
    your friends anywhere!
  • Local & online multiplayer lets friends and
    family play together.
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Mario Party DS

  • Join Mario and friends for 70+ minigames
    on five game boards.
  • Board game fans of any age will find it easy to get into the game
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Mario & Luigi:
Bowser's Inside Story

  • Team up with Mario, Luigi, and Bowser on a wild adventure.
  • Players with strong reading skills will love
    the hilarious dialogue.
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Mario vs. Donkey Kong: Mini-Land Mayhem!

  • Test your wits with 200+ puzzles starring
    Mario and Donkey Kong!
  • Intuitive stylus controls let puzzle fans of all
    ages in on the fun.
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Parental Controls

Nintendo DSi and Nintendo DSi XL systems let you easily restrict access to Nintendo DSi content that may be inappropriate for some members of your household. For more details go to support.nintendo.com. LEARN MORE ABOUT PARENTAL CONTROLS Learn more about ESRB Ratings >
Nintendo DSi
 

Flipnote Hatena Service Ending May 31, 2013. See details >

Accessories

If you need replacement accessories for your Nintendo DS system, we have you covered.
Below is a selection of featured accessories that can be purchased from our online store.
 

Nintendo DSi XL Extra Large Stylus

Every Nintendo DSi XL system comes with a normal sized stylus, plus this full size, easy to hold stylus. Nintendo DSi XL only.
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AC Adapter

Every Nintendo DSi or Nintendo DSi XL system comes with an AC Adapter packed in. This AC adapter will work with either system. It will not work with the Nintendo DS Lite.
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Nintendo DSi Stylus

Nintendo DSi systems come packed with two styli. One is found placed on the side of the system, while a backup stylus comes in the box. Nintendo DSi only.
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Nintendo DSi / Nintendo DSi XL Battery

Nintendo DSi - This lithium ion battery delivers up to 14 hours of play on a 2.5 hour charge, depending on use.
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Nintendo DSi XL - This lithium ion battery delivers up to 17 hours of play on a 3 hour charge, depending on use.
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Nintendo DS FAQ

Where can I find info about specific games? How can I find games that are right for me or my family?


ANSWER:
There are hundreds of great games that can be played on all Nintendo DS systems. You can browse through them on our own game guide HERE, with screenshots, trailers, game info, and more. If you're looking for specific types of games, the game guide also has special lists that help you narrow your search depending on what you're looking for. Click any of the following for a helpful pre-sorted list: PUZZLE, SPORTS, POKÉMON VIEW MORE IN THE NINTENDO DS FAQ