So nintendo just screwed me. Wii U downloads in background without permission.

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User Info: Terotrous

Terotrous
4 years ago#61
In Canada, unlimited internet effectively doesn't exist, or if it did you'd pay like $200 a month for it. In some other countries I'm sure it's even worse.


But in any case, connecting the Wii U to the net when you knew there was a 5gb system update looming and didn't have space for it wasn't very smart.
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User Info: ShadowSkill11

ShadowSkill11
4 years ago#62
BlackstarLegend posted...
MageofBlood391 posted...
ShadowSkill11 posted...
ThE MaSTeR 3 posted...
I have a limited 5GB monthly cap. I was already at 4+GB used for the month before the wii u. Now it downloaded a 1GB update without my permission while I was playing nintendoland and I owe my ISP $10 for going over my monthly limit.

THANKS NINTENDO! what a great feature. how about you let us turn off wii connect 24 like we could on Wii.


You get what you pay for. Switch ISP's if you don't like data caps. I have a Fios service and unlimited data. Wy don't you? Hmm?


Logically because it's either not offered where he is or because he can't afford it. "Why don't you just have more money?" doesn't cut it.


Exactly. I live in an area where it's dial up or satellite internet. No amount of money will get me a better connect. We have 10 GB a month PERIOD and yesterday the Wii U at through 1.5 GB of that without me knowing. There needs to be an option to turn the dang internet off.


It seems to me that if data was important you should have thought about it before you moved just like people do when they checkout how good neighborhood schools are, if a place has septic tanks, a housing association, etc. You got exactly what you paid for.

User Info: blankempathy

blankempathy
4 years ago#63
Why not just disable your wifi to your wii u? Its not that hard.
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User Info: Poweranimals

Poweranimals
4 years ago#64
You think you'll be able to use the eshop in the future without updates? Good luck with that.

User Info: lionheart5656

lionheart5656
4 years ago#65
From: ThE MaSTeR 3 | #015
wow you guys suck lol

-its my fault that I cant magically get better internet in my location

-its my fault that I didnt know that Wii U (unlike Wii) stealthy downloads in the background.


-Yes. Move out of Africa.

-No but it happens on every system by accident eventually anyway.
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User Info: Shigeru-Iwata

Shigeru-Iwata
4 years ago#66
Unlike the rest of these simpletons, I understand, TC.

Where I live, it's either 15GB/Month LTE Connection, or Dial-Up. Ridiculous, honestly.

Some people don't understand that you can't snap your fingers and make ISPs service your area. If you live in a rural area.
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User Info: AwesomeMario

AwesomeMario
4 years ago#67
I have unlimited data. Ad Nintendo disn't screw tou. You screwed yourself.
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User Info: drinz

drinz
4 years ago#68
I live in a rural area like TC, and yes it sucks, its either Dial up (not an option)

satellite with 17gb monthly rolling limit ( meaning if I used 5 gb today on the 21st, that 5gb isn't off the limit until 21st of the next month) and is just too slow for any online game (can't even runescape well)

or a phone company like ATT who sells hotspot devices which are hooked up to data plans, maxing out usually at 5gb.

Moved out here because jobs are scarce atm, and it was a for sure great paying job. Money is not the issue, its the location.
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User Info: fatheruppercut

fatheruppercut
4 years ago#69
Agreed... can't dog on someone who has technology limitations. C'mon guys... heads out of rears

not everyone has the luxury of blazing fast top of the line internet deals. Although I will say - if I was bound to a data plan like that, I wouldn't even put my console online at all
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