Wii Motion Plus - Fake vs. Genuine?

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  1. DPyro
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    Hi guys, I just bought a motion plus on ebay and want know what the differences are to spot a fake. The one I got only came in a plastic bag, the arrow is narrower vs. fat and it has a serial number. It also has a sticker which tells the manufacturing year. It also says made in China. The plastic cap has the official Nintendo logo on it with the serial RVL-026.
     
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    I don't know of any physical differences but the fake one I got it doesn't work at all with any games.
     
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    whats the brand?
     
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    Thanks, but this one only shows the controllers. I bought the motion plus add-on. I'm leaning toward genuine because I can't see any signs pointing out otherwise. I should note it only took 8 business days for it to ship from Hong Kong.
     
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    i bought a japanese wii controller from ebay and the b button is a wee bit harder to press and the inside speaker sounds a little bit off inside the wii. some games like billy's boot camp sounds cool with the tinted sound.
     
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    Look for the Nintendo logo on your Motion Plus. Does it say Nintendo® or just Nintendo? If it doesn't have the ®, it is fake.

    The fake Motion Plus attachments are almost perfect. They do look very much like the genuine ones, and are nearly impossible to spot, externally. Internally, however, it's a totally different story. Not similar in the least, not even the same chips.

    And sadly, performance is also quite a bit worse. This is especially evident in Skyward Sword.
     
  8. adamdbz

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    I bought one to
    Now I see that at the eBay page it says that it is not Nintendo
    I played sports resort sword play and every 5 minutes I need to recalibrate
    And in Zelda it works better but not 1:1 what my hand does
    Do I need to get my money back and buy a real one?
    It only cost 7$
    What to do?
     
  9. Lucif3r

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    I find the sword in Wii Sports Resorts going haywire quite often, and I got a real wiimote+.
    I dont find zelda being 1:1 either. Its close, but not 1:1...

    Also, for 7$ you cant really complain tbh :P


    I still think the best swordgame for Wii is Red Steel 2. Definitely the closest to 1:1 of them all.
     
  10. adamdbz

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    ya i just started playing Red Steel 2