Nintendo MP3 Player Revealed
Key details and price point announced.
At Games Convention there was a surprise: In a leaflet the long lost Nintendo MP3 Player appeared. But neither a releasedate nor other details were revealed.
One week later, this has changed. The unit, which looks similar to the Japan-only Play-Yan, will be available for only EUR 29.99, the releasedate is not set in stones, but it looks to be October 6th, together with the Nintendo DS Browser.
Key features: - For Nintendo DS (to be inserted into slot 2) and Game Boy Advance hardware - To store music you need SD cards. Up to 2 GB cards are supported, this equals to 500 songs (best sound quality) - Choose between different skins (including one with Mario) - The interface shows all important information - The unit itself features another headphone port
The Nintendo MP3 Player was originally planned to be released shortly after Game Boy micro, but as the sales weren't as high as Nintendo had hoped, they delayed the accessory. It is not known why the video play function is not included, as the Play-Yan features this function, it is also unknown whether there's a special mode for the Nintendo DS.