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1. Posted: Thu 5th Jan 2012 15:17 GMT
I sure hope so. The Wii U won't really be the ultimate Nintendo system unless I can still play my VC games on it.Maybe once they get the online shop on Wii U going we'll start getting more games again.I'll try not to get my hopes up though.
Edited on Thu 5th January, 2012 @ 15:18 by Link79
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2. Posted: Thu 5th Jan 2012 15:22 GMT
if it is, then it would be great, as it means you won't have to keep switching to the wii console just to play V.C and wiiware games.
3. Posted: Thu 5th Jan 2012 16:49 GMT
It would make no sense if you cannot transfer VC games to WiiU. It will happen at some point just like what happened with DSiWare.Personally I'd prefer an option to transfer my VC games to the 3DS.
4. Posted: Thu 5th Jan 2012 16:54 GMT
Wish I had a nickel for everytime someone asked this
If it isn't, Nintendo is stupid. But then again, we already know they are when it comes to online stuff at least.
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5. Posted: Thu 5th Jan 2012 16:54 GMT
^ It might make perfect sense to Nintendo, who might like you to buy it all over again? I REALLY hope that doesn't happen though and that they work out a way of arranging a transfer. Maybe by entering your Wii console number and passcode into the Wii U?
6. Posted: Thu 5th Jan 2012 20:14 GMT
I just hope this doesn't happen:
"Hey kids, remember all that WiiWare and VC content you downloaded on your old Wii's? Well you can't transfer it over to the Wii U, and it won't be on the Wii U Shop. Instead, we're giving you a whole new set of downloadable games just for the Wii U! If you want to play your old WiiWare and VC games, play them on your old Wii."Tough luck kid.
"Hey kids, remember all that WiiWare and VC content you downloaded on your old Wii's? Well you can't transfer it over to the Wii U, and it won't be on the Wii U Shop. Instead, we're giving you a whole new set of downloadable games just for the Wii U! If you want to play your old WiiWare and VC games, play them on your old Wii."
Tough luck kid.
That would be a dick move if I've ever seen one.
Edited on Thu 5th January, 2012 @ 20:25 by LordTendoboy
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7. Posted: Thu 5th Jan 2012 20:16 GMT
And. That's why a unified account system is needed.
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8. Posted: Thu 5th Jan 2012 20:28 GMT
What if they decide to use your Club Nintendo account to transfer your games? Like, upgrading it to a full on account and all that. I mean, you can already use it for Nintendo to track what you get. I don't see it being that hard for them to upgrade the system and then let you transfer your games.
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9. Posted: Thu 5th Jan 2012 20:28 GMT
@ LordTendoboyLOL that's probably the look Reggie would give us if we asked what's up with VC right now.Not dead he says? I call BS on that one.
Edited on Thu 5th January, 2012 @ 20:29 by Link79
10. Posted: Thu 5th Jan 2012 21:07 GMT
I see no reason not to make them available, as the WiiU is confirmed to be backwards compatible. That means the console probably has a kind of "Wii-mode" similar to the 3DS' "DS-mode", which allows it to run Wii software "natively". DSiWare is available on the 3DS, why wouldn't WiiWare or VC games be available on the WiiU?
What I would like however, is the ability to play VC games on the WiiU's controller-screen. Unfortunately, that's what I can't see happening. At least not right away, as the software used for emulation seems to be Wii software, which would make it impossible to support WiiU-specific features.
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11. Posted: Fri 6th Jan 2012 04:11 GMT
but what i really want is add online to many VC games like mario kart 64 and smash bros 64 or smash bros melee...i want to challenege people online in these oldskool games..
12. Posted: Fri 6th Jan 2012 11:13 GMT
It's ok to want things I guess.
Think a moment about it: To add online to any old offline game, you'd have to dig out the old code and develop a completely new online system based on it. Match-making, rankings, netcode, it's like developing online for a completely new game. That means it's wasted effort on titles, that don't sell for much money or to many customers in the first place, and better invested in new games sold at full price.
13. Posted: Fri 6th Jan 2012 11:33 GMT
I think so because dsiware is available on the 3ds eshop, so why wouldn't wiiware be available on wii u??
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14. Posted: Fri 6th Jan 2012 12:49 GMT
I sort of assumed this would be a given. I'm not sure how they'll do it, but I'm assuming you'll pass your current Wii Shop Channel data over to the Wii U so your download history is available. Then you can just re-download the titles you already purchased. That, or you can transfer via an SD card or something.
I think they should endeavour to have the VC titles available on the Wii U controller screen. That's the big gimmick of the console, so I think that at the very least all of the virtual games should be playable on it. I can see not all of the big titles having that functionality (especially third-party ports), but my hope is that the Big N will be all over this for their own stuff.
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15. Posted: Fri 6th Jan 2012 15:17 GMT
It better be, and the entire library needs to be transferable. If Nintendo doesn't do that, then I might not buy a Wii U altogether.
16. Posted: Fri 6th Jan 2012 15:29 GMT
Seeing as how hard wii to wii transfer is I imagine this is going to be a pain. Right now if I were to buy a new 360 I could redownload all my xbla content and all my saves from the cloud.
17. Posted: Fri 6th Jan 2012 15:38 GMT
This thread is too full of "ifs".
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18. Posted: Fri 6th Jan 2012 15:59 GMT
Sadly I'm having my doubts that many of the VC games will not be availible, but if its a 1st party Nintendo games( such Smash Bros. Zelda etc.) will be availible.
It would be nice if the Wii U would fix up some the emulation quality too. Like crisper looking TG-16 games and brighter NES titles. Also getting rid of the weird rainbow effect on Neo Geo and Genesis games would be nice as well.
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19. Posted: Sat 7th Jan 2012 02:40 GMT
i hope the titles of the eShop/DSiShop are avilable as well.
20. Posted: Sun 8th Jan 2012 08:49 GMT
Also getting rid of the weird rainbow effect on Neo Geo and Genesis games would be nice as well.