Will the WiiKey team still update WiiKey V1?

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  1. NeSchn
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    I would just like to know, I think they will if there is a problem with a game but I am glad they just haven't left!
     
  2. Maikel Steneker

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    They probably will. If they keep supporting their old product people will trust them and buy the WiiKey 2 in the future.
     
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    Do you think the updates for WiiKey 2 will also support WiiKey 1
     
  4. Richy Freeway

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    No, they won't. It's a completely different architecture.
     
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    Damnit, Oh well.
     
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    Let's just hope they don't go down the R4Team route [​IMG]

    I'm sure they won't, unless Ninty go all Medieval on their ass
     
  7. Saladman

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    An update for the wiikey v1 ? LOL

    More chance of being woken up each day with a blow-job from a different Supermodel.

    It's dead!!! and it's been dead for a long while now. kaput . finto .end...get it yet ?
     
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    No reason to be a douche about it.
     
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    If history teaches you anything, the dudes behind wiikey won't support sh|t unless someone twists their arm. Time and time they have shown they rather make a "new" chip and abandon the "old" one and stick it to the end user. Wiikey ---> D2CKey ---> D2Pro ---> D2Pro9 ----> D2Pro9 w/ D2C2 support ----> D2Pro9 w/ D2E support ---> D2Lite ---> Wiikey 2.
     
  10. Sportsmaniac1322

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    The D2 brand of modchips aren't made by wiikey...are they?
     
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    Yup they are.
     
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    Then why would they make another modchip titled "wiikey 2"? All of a sudden this makes no sense...

    EDIT: After doing a bit more research, I think I know why it's been made. It's very similar to the D2Pro9, but it replaces the IC chip. This makes the Wiikey 2 cheaper to produce (and cheaper to buy), and it gets rid of all the bugs the D2Pro9 has. The only thing that the D2Pro9 has that the Wiikey 2 doesn't is JTAG upgradability, which means 100% of the modchip can be changed. The Wiikey has DVD upgradability, which has worked great so far for every game Nintendo dishes out, so I don't see it as a problem. Hopefully they support it as much as they do the D2Pro9!
     
  13. ModchipCentral

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    Simple, they wanted a cheaper alternative because of all the clones out now. Therefore the reason of the Wiikey 2 and the reason it is cheaper than the D2Pro
     
  14. shanefromoz

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    If team wiikey were smart they would provide an upgrade for the v1 if required so if a v1 chip was broken the user would then think about getting v2.
    Sounds like common sense to me.

    Cheers
     
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    But the V1 is broken. It has, in fact, ALWAYS been broken. And this is why nobody should buy the V2.
     
  16. Maikel Steneker

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    Whoah, then I take back what I said, they probably won't support it [​IMG] I thought the WiiKey was their only product, and that the support for it has been reasonable. I mean, sure, their updates were a bit late, but in the end the support is quite good.
     
  17. Sportsmaniac1322

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    I think they'll support it fine. From my understanding, the Wiikey 2 isn't far off from the D2Pro9, so they should just be able to tweak a few things in their updates and release it on the wiikey site. Also, even with the D2Pro9 out, the updates for the Wiikey v1 were good (not great, but good).