Love Facebook and your DSi?
8/3/2009 10:24:00 AM
Well then I've got some awesome news for you... Facebook Connect Photo Integration with the Nintendo DSi launches today. Utilizing the DSi's specialized cameras, you can take photos with your DSi and upload them to your Facebook page! All you have to do is download the (free) firmware update for your DSi, which launches after 5 P.M. Pacific time today, and have a Facebook page! Facebook is free, the update is free.. The only thing you have to pay for is a DSi, if you don't already own one!
Facebook Connect Photo Integration with Nintendo DSi Launches Today
Free New Integration Lets Users Upload Photos to Their Facebook Profiles
REDMOND, Wash.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Starting today, Nintendo DSi™ owners
have even more ways to share their experiences with friends and
family. Using an Internet-connected Nintendo DSi system and the
Nintendo DSi Camera application, Facebook members can take pictures
with either of the system’s two cameras and upload their photos
directly to their Facebook profile. This function will be available
after 5 p.m. Pacific with a free downloadable system update.
While reviewing pictures they’ve stored in the Nintendo DSi Camera
album, which includes photos taken by users and manipulated using the
built-in interactive lenses, users can simply tap the Facebook icon on
the system’s touch screen to instantly transmit photos to the user’s
Facebook profile. The user’s system must be configured to a wireless
broadband Internet connection for the transmission of photos.
“Facebook and Nintendo DSi build on the trend of personalization that
is so important to consumers,” said Cammie Dunaway, Nintendo of
America’s executive vice president of Sales & Marketing. “We’re giving
people the tools to express themselves in creative new ways and show
off the results to their friends and family on Facebook.”
Nintendo DSi has sold more than 1.7 million units in the United States
alone, according to the NPD Group. The third iteration of the world’s
best-selling portable video game system includes photo- and
voice-manipulation features that allow users to customize their
experiences like never before.
Remember that Nintendo DSi features parental controls that let adults
manage the content their children can access. For more information
about this and other Nintendo DSi features such as the new integration
with Facebook Connect technology, visit www.NintendoDSi.com.
About Nintendo: The worldwide pioneer in the creation of interactive
entertainment, Nintendo Co., Ltd., of Kyoto, Japan, manufactures and
markets hardware and software for its Wii™, Nintendo DS™ and Nintendo
DSi™ systems. Since 1983, when it launched the Nintendo Entertainment
System™, Nintendo has sold more than 2.9 billion video games and more
than 496 million hardware units globally, including the
current-generation Wii, Nintendo DS and Nintendo DSi, as well as the
Game Boy™, Game Boy Advance, Super NES™, Nintendo 64™ and Nintendo
GameCube™. It has also created industry icons that have become
well-known, household names such as Mario™, Donkey Kong™, Metroid™,
Zelda™ and Pokémon™. A wholly owned subsidiary, Nintendo of America
Inc., based in Redmond, Wash., serves as headquarters for Nintendo’s
operations in the Western Hemisphere. For more information about
Nintendo, visit the company’s Web site at www.Nintendo.com.
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