let me get this straight.

Discussion in 'Wii - Hardware, Devices and Utilities' started by ramidavis, Mar 30, 2009.

  1. ramidavis

    ramidavis Advanced Member

    Mar 26, 2009
    United States
    The wii keeps its firmware(ios, mios, bc, boot, etc), savegames, channels, everything in NAND.
    Assuming my wii fails, and the warenty is no good, due to it expiring, i am going to loose everything i ever purchased from the wii shop channel? all my wiiware, vc, channels, everything? And nintendo has no way of installing my new wii with products that i have bought and paid for? what about my rights to that software? i paid for it. its recorded in my club nintendo account. So regardless whether you homebrew or not, 7-10 years after you power on your wii, your as good as bricked, becuase the NAND will be shit. then you have get another wii, and redownload (and repay) everything that you should already be entitled to anyway..... [​IMG] [​IMG] fuck you nintendo. next damn console from nintendo had better have a real, backup-able, replaceable, fucking HDD. And we better be ble to transfer things we have paid for over to our replacement systems...
  2. nIxx

    nIxx GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

    Sep 30, 2007
    Gambia, The
    Read the contracts you confirmed if you use the Shop Channel [​IMG].
    You only buy a limited license to use the software/game not the game itself.
  3. Commadore64

    Commadore64 GBAtemp Regular

    Jan 19, 2009
    United States
    Yep... also
    Say you had a PS1 (new and in production) and now 9 years later your CD of Spliter Cell 1 can no longer be read. What do you expect to get to redeem yourself in this situation?
    Sony sending you a new copy of Splinter Cell 1? A new PS 1?

    If they made consoles on Cloud Computing then you would be safe
    *you dont own a physical copy of the game, it just downloads to you off the net.
    ...that might piss off pirates but it would keep your software intact just about forever