WiiU will have individual account system + more

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  1. Feels Good Man
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    According to David Gibson who is live tweeting on the Investor Meeting, Wii-U will have an individual account system!
    But not only that, Wii-U will also support NFC (Near Field Communication). I'm thinking this will be used like Spyro Skylanders where you use figurines to unlock stuff.
    Twitter here:
    https://twitter.com/#!/gibbogame


    Newer info
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    http://www.nintendo..../120127/05.html


    Thanks to michan from NeoGAF!
    http://www.neogaf.co...1&postcount=320
     


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    Damn it, I was just about to post this. Why are you so quick? >:

    But this is awesome.
     
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    THE WiiU IS SAVED!
     
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    Couple of more interesting (and depressing) tweets from that source:
     
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    Hmm individual accounts.....

    I hope it'll be something similar to the 360 ;o
     
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    Now all we need is a good launch line up and I'll be sold!
     
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    GoNintendo has a good summary:

    - Culdcept and Calciobit are heading to 3DS in 2012
    - Iwata feels responsible for 3 quarter decline
    - 3DS sales still strong in US after Xmas
    - this will be Nintendo's worst year financially
    - believes the company can break even on 3DS hardware in FY3/13
    - 200 titles coming to 3DS
    - 60% of 3DS owners connected to internet
    - looking to expand digital offerings
    - Wii U before Christmas
    - appropriate titles prepared for launch
    - Wii U will have near field communication for easy settlement
    - this will be international
    - still have plans to do DLC, but they need more time to study the market
    - Wii U will have individual accounts per system
    - lots of internet/digital related news going forward, but not today

    Courtesy Rawmeat Cowboy and his epic beard. :P
    http://gonintendo.com/?mode=viewstory&id=170831
     
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    I don't care who you are, the though of seeing Miyamoto without this face:
    Warning: Spoilers inside!
    Is depressing.
     
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    I hope it would be free. Anyway, they basically said something about this already. ie. No friend codes.

    Now I got think of a Name. Suggestions? :P
     
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    The name of what?
     
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    This is great news.

    Now whats left is decent 3DS X WiiU connectivity, good launch titles and a decent launch price. The Wii U will be a true success.

    Warning: Spoilers inside!
     
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    Culdcept DS was awesome, so the 3DS definitely excites me. but being a mainly JP release, that definitely puts a damper on things.


    also, "Preparing for the Digital Distribution of Packaged Software"... is this gonna be like digital copies of 3DS games? but those are... HUGE. plus the SD card will have to be upgraded to something big AND fast as well (hindsight: RE:R works well enough on a Class 6). the good thing there would be game fixes and add-on content support for already published games (if said published games are made available thru download).
     
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    I was jk, I was thinking of usernames. :P
     
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    If the Xbox 360 can make incredibly deep changes to their firmwares I'm sure the 3DS can, too.

    ...
     
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    Sony successfully done it with the rich PS Store. I believe Nintendo can do the same.
     
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    I hope Miyamoto get his happy smile back. He makes me think his games are great! Or is this brainwash...?
     
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    FUCK YES!!!
     
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    Miyamoto: Wii U won’t be just about enhanced visuals, but graphics will be important for Zelda

    Digital distribution...

    I wonder if devs are willing to port little by little from other consoles that Nintendo miss by digital only. :unsure:
     
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    Seems like Nintendo is really stepping up their game for this Gen(year) =D
     

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