Why Audio CDs are not supported?

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2 years ago#1
Since I could not reply to other threads similar to this topic, I decided to make one.

I don't know why Nintendo would pull a thing on us. The Wii had no Audio CD playback, but if the Wii U does not, then I'll go nuts. If the Wii U has no Audio CD playback, then why that? Game systems such as the Dreamcast had it, so why not the Wii and later systems?
2 years ago#2
They're dying out, for one. For another, including CD playback would cost money, raising the price of the console.

Plus, so-far, no 8th Generation system has them.
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2 years ago#3
1)saves money
2)CDs just aren't as big as they used to be. digital music is the wave right now.
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2 years ago#4
Nintendo overcharges for its hardware and has the worst feature set of any modern console . People always defend Nintendo but its pretty absurd for them not to allow you to listen or rip CDs to the system. For $350 it should have more than it does.
2 years ago#5
The cost of licensing is greater than the increase in sales it would generate, the latter probably being roughly zero.
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2 years ago#6
gamebuyer22 posted...
Nintendo overcharges for its hardware and has the worst feature set of any modern console . People always defend Nintendo but its pretty absurd for them not to allow you to listen or rip CDs to the system. For $350 it should have more than it does.


Uh...

No 8th generation console lets you rip CDs to the system...
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2 years ago#7
slickvic1990 posted...
1)saves money
2)CDs just aren't as big as they used to be. digital music is the wave right now.


It's a ****ty wave. It's the same thing as digital games VS. physical games. If I own the CD, I can keep that music for as long as I can play that CD, while digital music off of sites like iTunes, I have to pay for if I ever get rid of the song (freeing up space on an mp3 player, etc.).
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2 years ago#8
Get your music away from my gaming console, that's why.
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2 years ago#9
Shadowbird_RH posted...
The cost of licensing is greater than the increase in sales it would generate, the latter probably being roughly zero.

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sirtonne posted...
This topic is so stupid I had to slap my wife.
2 years ago#10
Too high tech.
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