* The user-facing camera can be used during [[Xtransceiver]] communications with other players.
* The [[C-Gear]] shows the system power using three bars in a battery icon, rather than two on older Nintendo DS systems.
Pokémon Black and White's game icon, when viewed in the DSi or 3DS ' home screen, is animated; the [[Poké Ball]] inside the game's icon wiggles.
* Japanese versions of Pokémon Black and White are region-locked
; it can only be played on Japanese-region [[Nintendo DSi]] and [[Nintendo 3DS]] systems . They can, however, be freely played on older [[Nintendo DS]] systems from any region. The Korean and Western language releases , on the other hand, are not region-locked, and can therefore be played on any compatible Nintendo DS system from any region.