I think I'm gonna buy a Wii U, few questions.

#1Ferarri619Posted 1/28/2013 10:51:58 AM
1. Is the system reliable? How are most people's experiences with it so far?

2. Is there some sort of adaptor I can buy to use an ethernet cable? My wireless internet sucks.
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#2Shadowbird_RHPosted 1/28/2013 10:53:04 AM
It use to have some crashing issues, but I haven't seen much of that in a while.
No ethernet as far as I know.
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#3icarus231Posted 1/28/2013 10:57:03 AM
So far it has been good. I heard you can use the same ethernet adapters that worked for the wii but i am not 100% sure. Only legit complaint ive seen is it does take the menu a little time to load stuff, but not always.
#4b1gt0nePosted 1/28/2013 10:57:42 AM
Rock solid reliability for me so far.
#5NarutoPosted 1/28/2013 11:02:24 AM
Ferarri619 posted...
1. Is the system reliable? How are most people's experiences with it so far?
Beyond the occasional freeze, nothing serious. But who knows how well these things hold up in the future. Nintendo doesn't build 'em like they used to.

Ferarri619 posted...
2. Is there some sort of adaptor I can buy to use an ethernet cable? My wireless internet sucks.
There is an official ethernet dongle for the Wii that is compatible with Wii U. Though it is prone to overheating and it's harder to find now. You should just get a better router.
#6darkjedilinkPosted 1/28/2013 11:11:17 AM
I had some problems with the initial update. Long story short, it was a freakin' NIGHTMARE. I honestly thought my system was busted from the moment I first set it up.

After a couple of days (yes, days) of hair-pulling and forced reboots, I FINALLY got it set up and updated correctly. Since then, no problems.
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#7RedOrionPosted 1/28/2013 11:13:58 AM
b1gt0ne posted...
Rock solid reliability for me so far.
#8Wiiplayer111Posted 1/28/2013 11:16:03 AM
1. I have never had any freezing/lag/crashing. Its smooth sailing.

2. You can buy an adapter, the one that works with Wii works with Wii U.
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#9Ferarri619(Topic Creator)Posted 1/28/2013 11:20:02 AM
Hmmm...I guess I'll get the Wii adapter then. What's this about overheatiing though?
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#10NarutoPosted 1/28/2013 11:27:16 AM
http://store.nintendo.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/ProductDisplay?productId=117712&currency=USD&catalogId=10001&tranId=0&lastAction=setCurr&storeId=10001&languageId=-1&categoryId=62707&ddkey=http:SetCurrencyPreference

Just back in the Wii days, people report the thing dying within months because it burned out. *shrug*