Starting with the release of the Nintendo DSi™ consoles, new features have been implemented into handheld consoles from Nintendo™. Unlike most predecessors, the DSi (in all variants, including XL/LL versions) support region locks for game cartridge playback.
Since Nintendo DS™ and Nintendo DSi™ games are mostly also running on the other system, finding out which game runs on what system may become a bit more complicated.
Nintendo DS™ means the models "DS" and "DS lite".
Nintendo DSi™ means the models "DSi", "DSi XL" and "DSi LL"
Nintendo DS™ games
Work on all Nintendo DS™ consoles, regardless of territory
Work on all Nintendo DSi™ consoles, regardless of territory
Nintendo DS™ (DSi Enhanced) games
Work on all Nintendo DS™ consoles regardless of territory but will not offer "DSi Enhanced" features.
May not work on Nintendo DSi™ consoles from different territories