Wii U to have day 1 firmware update

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  1. Midna
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    Breaking news, you will need an internet connection to use online features.
    On a slightly more interesting note, this confirms that all of the above functions will in fact be available at launch. The 3DS did not have such a convenience.
     
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  2. Traversal

    Traversal SASUKE-KUUUUUN~~~

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    Well, I would hope the main features of the OS that Nintendo has spent months making a big deal about would be available day one. It's nice to see it confirmed however.
     
  3. Guild McCommunist

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    Most consoles nowadays get a day one update anyway so no big issue.

    Glad that they won't be keeping the console half-functional at launch like the 3DS though.
     
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    Interesting, it makes you wonder when the 3DS miiverse update will be available.
     
  5. Fishaman P

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    What a shock!
    The DSi had several launch-day firmware updates, and IIRC the Wii had one too.
     
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  7. Midna
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    There goes the subtlety.
    Warning: Spoilers inside!
     
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    ShadowSoldier GBAtemp Guru

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    I never bothered to look this up, so quickly, someone answer: Does the WiiU have a ethernet port or is it just WiFi? God I hope it has an ethernet port.
     
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    Just wifi, with support for USB modems.

    Deal with it or don't buy one.
     
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  10. Thanatos Telos

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    Nope, you'll have to wait and buy an adapter if it does come out.
    EDIT: Dammit Midna, you :ninja:'d me...
     
  11. Hyro-Sama

    Hyro-Sama I'm from the fucking future.

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    No Ethernet port?

    Deal breaker.
     
  12. ShadowSoldier

    ShadowSoldier GBAtemp Guru

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    Or you know, can try not being a dick. It gets your further in life. Jesus, take a pill buddy go get high or something.
     
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  13. Guild McCommunist

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    The Wii U is for casuals who can play shitty online games that can have a bagillion seconds of lag.

    It's not designed for real gamers who play real games with real internet connections.
     
  14. DiscostewSM

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    The Wii didn't have an ethernet port either, but had a USB adapter with such a port on it. I wonder if that adapter would work on the Wii U...
     
  15. Hyro-Sama

    Hyro-Sama I'm from the fucking future.

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    Nintendo has no valid excuse for leaving out a port that even fucking DVD players have. Not everyone has an amazing Wi-Fi setup

    Oh and the Wii had shit online so don't even, Ninty fanboys.
     
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    Oh wait, it's your just everyday, run-of-the-mill Guild McCommunist troll. Let's move on, nothing to see here, folks.
     
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  17. Guild McCommunist

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    oh man an enhanced port of an awful ninja gaiden game i take back everything i said.

    also jokes.
     
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    Fixed that for you.



    Either be more creative with your trolling or GTFO.
     
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  19. Joe88

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    [sarcasm] this forums really needs tags [/sarcasm]
     
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  20. Guild McCommunist

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    aw man more ports you're winning me over hard man.