Taking up the fight with Sony Corp.’s recently released PlayStation Portable, Nintendo Co. plans to bring online multiplayer action to its own handheld gaming system.
Users of the Nintendo DS, which was launched in mid-November, can already connect to up to fifteen other players, but only if they’re in the vicinity. Later this year, Nintendo plans to make it possible for users to connect through Wi-Fi “hot spots” and play each other over the Internet.
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