I thought PS3 download speeds and installs were slow. Wii U is 10 times worse.

#1greatone101Posted 3/19/2013 10:00:37 AM
I am so surprised on how slow downloads are on the Wii U. It took me over 2 hours to download Nintendo Land and around 45 mins to downloads the MH Demo. Now i know its not my connection speed test on my laptop or smart phone are around 20-30mbps so i really dont know whats wrong.

Now as i type this message i am installing Nintendo Land.
http://i.imgur.com/WvNPwDR.jpg
And its taking forever. At the time of the pic it was less than hour and a half now its 1:45 remaining. I wonder how long would it take for a 15GB game to install? 2 weeks?

I used to complain about how bad PS3 install times and download speed was but its way better than the Wii U. Maybe this is just another reason why the Wii U is failing in sales.
#2Pete41608Posted 3/19/2013 10:02:46 AM
Took me 15 hours to download Lego City Undercover (19GB) and another 25 minutes to install.
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#3The_BoredomsPosted 3/19/2013 10:04:09 AM
Yeah, it's really bad. I prefer to download games, but I could drive to the store and back twenty times during the course of a single download on this system.
#4JackalPosted 3/19/2013 10:16:27 AM
Are you guys using wired or wifi connections?
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#5greatone101(Topic Creator)Posted 3/19/2013 10:24:52 AM
Now the estimated install time for Nintendo Land is 4 hours. LOL
#6GoombaXPosted 3/19/2013 10:28:37 AM
only took me 20 mins to download and install monster hunter demo
get better internet
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#7tizzywilkillyouPosted 3/19/2013 10:30:50 AM
I don't know; I've had things to fast(ish) and had things go slow.

The Monster Hunter demo took me 30 minutes for download+install. The FIFA demo took almost 90 minutes for the same.
#8greatone101(Topic Creator)Posted 3/19/2013 10:31:43 AM
GoombaX posted...
only took me 20 mins to download and install monster hunter demo
get better internet


How can it be my internet when i can download a 10GB game of steam in less than 2 hours? Or a full size PS3 game that is around 20GB in around 5 hours.

And how does internet speeds affect install times on the Wii U?
#9InfiniterranPosted 3/19/2013 10:34:02 AM
GoombaX posted...
only took me 20 mins to download and install monster hunter demo
get better internet


Troll ^

Wii U has pretty long install speeds and online speed is a lot lower than competing platforms.
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#10mmarksterPosted 3/19/2013 10:39:02 AM
greatone101 posted...
I am so surprised on how slow downloads are on the Wii U. It took me over 2 hours to download Nintendo Land and around 45 mins to downloads the MH Demo. Now i know its not my connection speed test on my laptop or smart phone are around 20-30mbps so i really dont know whats wrong.

Now as i type this message i am installing Nintendo Land.
http://i.imgur.com/WvNPwDR.jpg
And its taking forever. At the time of the pic it was less than hour and a half now its 1:45 remaining. I wonder how long would it take for a 15GB game to install? 2 weeks?

I used to complain about how bad PS3 install times and download speed was but its way better than the Wii U. Maybe this is just another reason why the Wii U is failing in sales.


How is slow downloads affecting Wii U sales?
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