What's the point of a NNID?

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3 years ago#1
Your games are tied to the console. If your Wii U bricks because of a system update, everything you bought is lost. Does having this ID system accomplish anything other than making Nintendo feel like they've caught up to the competition in online infrastructure?
3 years ago#2
The point is to eventually have an actual account system that can accessed from your computer, phone, 3ds, or future Nintendo system.
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3 years ago#3
Friend Codes were better (lol)
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3 years ago#4
to add to above i also wouldnt be surprised if nintendo changed the club nintendo service to use NNID in the future.
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3 years ago#5
GloryChaos posted...
The point is to eventually have an actual account system that can accessed from your computer, phone, 3ds, or future Nintendo system.


Right so you can back up your games or something? I dun get it
3 years ago#6
Pretty much it'll be your ID, even though things are tied to the console such a thing can be corrected in a later update. Even more so when the 3DS can get a one.
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3 years ago#7
4D_Shado posted...
GloryChaos posted...
The point is to eventually have an actual account system that can accessed from your computer, phone, 3ds, or future Nintendo system.


Right so you can back up your games or something? I dun get it


An account system would correct the flaw of having games linked to your console, and instead have them linked to your account so you're not reliant on Nintendo if your console breaks, or you want to access your games from someone else's Wii U.

It would also tie together Nintendo systems in the same way that PSN does for Sony's consoles and handhelds.
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