Why isn't the Wii Menu just integrated into the Wii U one?

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2 years ago#1
I thought that they'd fix this with the last big update, but all they did was allow a direct boot. Which I would think indicates no intention of changing it. Have they given a reason? Or does anyone have any ideas?
2 years ago#2
probably so that if they ever decide to remove backwards compatibility it will be easier to do.
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2 years ago#3
Cause they lazy
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2 years ago#4
YamiYugi4400 posted...
Cause they lazy


might be but im glad they didnt cause then i wouldnt be able to play some of my wii cause there imports lol.
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2 years ago#5
FFXIgaiaknight posted...
YamiYugi4400 posted...
Cause they lazy


might be but im glad they didnt cause then i wouldnt be able to play some of my wii cause there imports lol.


Jesus Christ, you just gave an abortion to the English language.
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2 years ago#6
They run on separate hard drives.
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2 years ago#7
If you play DS games on the 3DS you can directly start the DS game, but on the Wii U, you have to completely reload the Wii OS to play the game. While a bit annoying I wouldn't say this is a big deal.
2 years ago#8
I think it has something to do with how some Wii games expect the Wii's OS to be there (like Mario Galaxy putting messages on the Wii message board). Those games might get confused if they were running on something else.
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2 years ago#9
YamiYugi4400 posted...
Cause they lazy

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2 years ago#10
fuzi11 posted...
If you play DS games on the 3DS you can directly start the DS game, but on the Wii U, you have to completely reload the Wii OS to play the game. While a bit annoying I wouldn't say this is a big deal.


I think it is a big deal... they should have made it so that putting a wii game in and starting it in the wii u menu should start the game.. the way they have it now it just makes it so you have 2 wii os starters. There isn't any reason that pressing a on the disk icon shouldn't just start the game.

It's just pointless to have 2 buttons that do the same thing...
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