Wii Storage Problem

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  1. Awdofgum
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    Finally Nintendo is realizing that there is very limited storage on the wii.

    I've already run out of room and I've had to delete some of my VC titles just to get new ones. I really hope a solution is being developed soon.



    Wii Storage Problem - Kotaku
     
  2. Lumstar

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    Doesn't surprise me. It's smaller than the original CD-ROM standard, not that a lot of people here are old enough to remember when that was invented.
     
  3. SylvWolf

    SylvWolf Ave Dominus Nox

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    Well, at least they're showing concern now.
     
  4. Eternal Myst

    Eternal Myst Back from the Myst.

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    I have a bomb alallalallala
    Sweet.Now I can store more pirated titles...hopefully.
     
  5. SkankyYankee

    SkankyYankee GBAtemp Advanced Skank

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    I ran out with buying legit games, the n64 and wiiware games add up.

    Already had to store games on my PC to make room.
     
  6. Awdofgum
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    No, I'm no wii pirate, I don't like to mess around modding my console, I'm very paranoid about that.

    I'm not going to get my hopes up, Nintendo is probably going to come up with something so they can avoid the wiiharddrive option.
     
  7. Lumstar

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    Drones kept defending Nintendo's original design, but it turns out some people actually do need the space.
     
  8. sjones900

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    *gasp* Wii hard drive blasphemy j/k i'm glad that they're finally doing something about it. (my wii is so jam packed with vc and wii ware I can't even save brawl snapshots anymore)
     
  9. silent sniper

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    ummm.... SD cards? The whole switching of files doesnt actually bother me at all.
     
  10. Lumstar

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    The SD card transfer rate on Wii is abysmal. Slower than PSP's cards even, IIRC.
     
  11. dinofan01

    dinofan01 Misses the old days...

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    Well the transfers are a pain to everyone else. Not to mention if the don't get this problem fixed soon the uber-casual crowd aren't going to know what to do....yes they can be that dumb at times.
     
  12. CockroachMan

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    Just release a firmware update that let we play games directly from the SD card.. a 2GB card is pretty cheap and should be enough for most people.
     
  13. Prime

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    'Tis confusing. They are working on a solution but are not going down the route of Hard Drives.

    I'm guessing their solution will be crap.
     
  14. Celice

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    Okay: a Wii hard drive. Now, where the fuck is it going to go. There's likely no room in the system at all; leaving it out of the shell just leads to the Wii looking more like shit.

    SD support seems the most likely.
     
  15. Elfish

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    maybe they're adding some sort of ssd flash memory [​IMG]
     
  16. DarkSzero

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    Something using the SD or the USB. Or they could be crazy and use GC Memory Cards.
    And what I said it just the obvious, bleh.
     
  17. Pici

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    I bet they will release a high-priced usb-device made especially for the wii
     
  18. Doomsday Forte

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    Wii Model 2: Extra Piracy Edition of course!
     
  19. sjones900

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    if they even plan on using a hard drive it would probably be a mini hdd cuz they don't need a power supply
     
  20. imgod22222

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    It might be powered by the same port that powers the sensor bar.

    idk if that port supplies excess power to it.

    I'm sensing some Nintendo-branded thing that takes an existing medium (HDD) and modifies it just slightly so it doesn't work with computers. (Ex: GCN Memory card is a modified SD card)