How to Use the Nintendo DSi Center

by Rob Kemmett

Nintendo DSi Center is an online resource for Nintendo DSi owners. The site contains a vast collection of games, video clips and more that can all be downloaded directly to a Nintendo DS or DSi. To access the collection of downloads, you need to sign up for an account and pay a membership fee.

Step 1

Go to Nintendo DSi Center website, which is listed in the References section below. Click "Register Now" in the top right corner of the screen.

Step 2

Type your name and email address into the provided boxes. Click "Submit" when finished. A confirmation will be sent to your email.

Step 3

Log in to your email account and open the email from Nintendo DSi Center. Click the link in the email to activate your account. You will be redirected back to Nintendo DSi Center.

Step 4

Click "Register" to open the registration form. Complete the required fields and enter your credit card or other type of payment information at the bottom of the form. As of June, 2011, a lifetime membership fee costs $39.99. Click "Next" to complete your registration.

Step 5

Return to Nintendo DSi Center and begin looking for games.

Step 6

Click "New Games" to browse new arrivals, "Top Games" to browse through the most downloaded games, "DSi Ware" to browse games for the Nintendo DSi and "DSi Movie" to browse video clips.

Step 7

Click on the file you wish to download. You will be taken to a download page.

Step 8

Click "Download" to download the file. When the file finishes downloading, instructions to transfer the game or movie to your Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi and Nintendo DSi XL will appear. Follow the instructions to transfer the game to your gaming system.

Tips & Warnings

  • Nintendo DSi Center is a third-party website not affiliated with Nintendo.

About the Author

Rob Kemmett began writing professionally in 2010 and specializes in writing about food and hospitality. Kemmett has worked in various fine-dining restaurants throughout his career and holds an Associate of Applied Science in Le Cordon Bleu culinary arts from the Cooking and Hospitality Institute of Chicago.