So no cable modem support from the WiiU?

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10 months ago#1
Did I read that correctly? It's no wonder they were able to price it the way they did: Cut out alot of functions from the old Wii and force the consumer to foot the rest of the bill. Well I guess I won't be playing Smash brothers anytime soon :-/
10 months ago#2
They are more or less making you buy an external HDD as well.
10 months ago#3
Get the adaptor just like you did on Wii.
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10 months ago#4
No Nintendo console has ever had an ethernet port built in.
10 months ago#5
Lefty128k posted...
They are more or less making you buy an external HDD as well.


How are people who don't want to go digital forces to buy an external HDD? I have 13 digital games and 12gb free. 5 of those are VC.
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10 months ago#6
n00bsaib0t posted...
Get the adaptor just like you did on Wii.


So this is sold seperately? That's what I wanted to know since all previews I read stated that it only supports wireless connection. Better to get that than pay for a router. Any idea how much it costs and where I can find one?
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10 months ago#7
n00bsaib0t posted...
Lefty128k posted...
They are more or less making you buy an external HDD as well.


How are people who don't want to go digital forces to buy an external HDD? I have 13 digital games and 12gb free. 5 of those are VC.


And what about the people who do want to go digital?
10 months ago#8
StaleCrackers posted...
Did I read that correctly? It's no wonder they were able to price it the way they did: Cut out alot of functions from the old Wii and force the consumer to foot the rest of the bill. Well I guess I won't be playing Smash brothers anytime soon :-/


You had to buy the same ethernet adapter for the wii ...
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10 months ago#10
Lefty128k posted...
n00bsaib0t posted...
Lefty128k posted...
They are more or less making you buy an external HDD as well.


How are people who don't want to go digital forces to buy an external HDD? I have 13 digital games and 12gb free. 5 of those are VC.


And what about the people who do want to go digital?


Their needs shouldn't drive the price up for everyone else. A 500gb HDD is $50. DDP points will pay for that. Hell, you can use one you already have even. I know I've got an extra 500gb external laying around after upgrading my computer. I doubt I'm the only one too.
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