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

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User Info: Ferarri619

Ferarri619
4 years ago#1
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.
~Nintendo 64. Get N or Get out. Coming Fall 1996~

User Info: Shadowbird_RH

Shadowbird_RH
4 years ago#2
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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User Info: icarus231

icarus231
4 years ago#3
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.

User Info: b1gt0ne

b1gt0ne
4 years ago#4
Rock solid reliability for me so far.

User Info: Naruto

Naruto
4 years ago#5
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.

User Info: darkjedilink

darkjedilink
4 years ago#6
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.
Gaming is like a pair of boobs - Sony and Microsoft fight over whos boobs look more realistic, while Nintendo is about having fun with them - Walkiethrougie

User Info: RedOrion

RedOrion
4 years ago#7
b1gt0ne posted...
Rock solid reliability for me so far.

User Info: Wiiplayer111

Wiiplayer111
4 years ago#8
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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User Info: Ferarri619

Ferarri619
4 years ago#9
Hmmm...I guess I'll get the Wii adapter then. What's this about overheatiing though?
~Nintendo 64. Get N or Get out. Coming Fall 1996~

User Info: Naruto

Naruto
4 years ago#10
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*
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