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User Info: COMBINE_ADVISOR

COMBINE_ADVISOR
4 years ago#1
When do you think will it happen? This year? Next Year?

User Info: leechmaster21

leechmaster21
4 years ago#2
I would hope I'm still able to play Mario Kart Wii online in 15 yrs. Why the hell not. Computers by then will be so advanced that having a server for a wii game will be equivalent to a childrens calculator.
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User Info: Solar_Crimson

Solar_Crimson
4 years ago#3
Unless they allow for Wii games to use the Nintendo Network when played on Wii U, I doubt they will shut down the Wifi Connection anytime soon.
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User Info: TheReaSolCutter

TheReaSolCutter
4 years ago#4
Is Mario Kart DS or Tetris DS still playable online? If so, that might give some clue. I'd guess that what's left (certain game servers, plus the shopping channel, plus ?) probably have a couple more years.

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-Unowninator-
4 years ago#5
The topic title scared the crap out of me.
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PaperLink64
4 years ago#6
Wii Shop Channel will be going as long as the Wii U lasts seeing as how you can still access the shop on there.
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User Info: Shamrock99

Shamrock99
4 years ago#7
-Unowninator- posted...
The topic title scared the crap out of me.

Same here. They better leave online multiplayer up for a while considering how many people have a Wii in their home. And I still need to get around to buying more VC games.
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User Info: Solar_Crimson

Solar_Crimson
4 years ago#8
TheReaSolCutter posted...
Is Mario Kart DS or Tetris DS still playable online? If so, that might give some clue. I'd guess that what's left (certain game servers, plus the shopping channel, plus ?) probably have a couple more years.

They use the Wifi Connection, which will remain up for the foreseeable future.
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User Info: Gaming King

Gaming King
4 years ago#9
Yeah, if they ever get rid of Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection--which they shouldn't, because when barely anyone uses it and it becomes "retro," it'll be peanuts to maintain and good for posterity to keep it--it won't be for a very long time. They know their core fans are pissed off at them. They won't just punch us in the face like that.

Also, shame on you for this grave and misleading topic title, TC.
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