Today Nintendo announced that its DS Lite handheld, originally released in 2006, has had its retail price reduced to $99. This comes a week before the annual E3 expo in Los Angeles, and a week after the Nintendo Wii dropped its price to $150.
The DS Lite was always a well-received handheld, and was the last Nintendo portable to support Game Boy Advance cartridges, but it's currently two generations behind. The
It's not surprising to see price drops on Nintendo hardware, especially since Nintendo's sales have been on a decline andcontinue to grow. We're also tempted to question who would buy an older handheld, but the DS Lite arguably remains one of the best pure Nintendo portables on the market for those who buy used cartridges.