DSi Launches In China

The Nintendo DSi has finally gone on sale in China. If someone asks you what the launch looked like, point to them right here and confidentially say, "This!"

Photos come courtesy of reader Brian (no relation), who snapped them in downtown Puxi, Shanghai. "This was set up outside a subway station and shopping district," writes Brian. "This is a pretty typical way of marketing in China, they basically had a booth set up where people could come up and try the system."

"Not sure what the photos of people on the board was about," he adds. Ditto!

Distributed by iQue, the handheld comes pre-loaded with Nintendogs, and there are a line-up of DSiWare titles localized into Chinese, which corresponds with the DSiWare launch line-up in Japan. Players get a 1000 DSiWare point gift card that must be used by March 2011.

DSi Launches In China