Featured Articles

Snapdragon 400 is Qualcomm’s SoC for watches, wearables

Snapdragon 400 is Qualcomm’s SoC for watches, wearables

We wanted to learn a bit more about Qualcomm's plans for wearables and it turns out that the company believes its…

More...
Qualcomm sampling 20nm Snapdragon 810

Qualcomm sampling 20nm Snapdragon 810

We had a chance to talk to Michelle Leyden-Li, Senior Director of Marketing, QCT at Qualcomm and get an update on…

More...
EVGA GTX 970 SC ACX 2.0 reviewed

EVGA GTX 970 SC ACX 2.0 reviewed

Nvidia has released two new graphics cards based on its latest Maxwell GPU architecture. The Geforce GTX 970 and Geforce GTX…

More...
Nvidia GTX 980 reviewed

Nvidia GTX 980 reviewed

Nvidia has released two new graphics cards based on its latest Maxwell GPU architecture. The Geforce GTX 970 and Geforce GTX…

More...
PowerColor TurboDuo R9 285 reviewed

PowerColor TurboDuo R9 285 reviewed

Today we will take a look at the PowerColor TurboDuo Radeon R9 285. The card is based on AMD’s new…

More...
Frontpage Slideshow | Copyright © 2006-2010 orks, a business unit of Nuevvo Webware Ltd.
Friday, 10 June 2011 09:56

Wii U will arrive with better online experience

Written by David Stellmack
Wii_U

Nintendo to step up its online game going forward
We know now that for the first time in Nintendo history their E3 press conference featured 3rd party publishing heavyweights announcing software support for the new Wii U, and this was all part of the push toward much harder core offerings for the new console.

In addition to hard core titles, Nintendo intends to also fully step up its game as far as its online offerings. Nintendo says that with the launch of the Wii U the company plans to offer an enhanced online service that will offer online friends tracking, friends lists, achievements, achievement tracking, and perhaps the most interesting offering is online match scheduling via the Wii U touch screen controller.

Nintendo claims that once released, the Wii U will offer an online experience that rivals what is currently being offered by Xbox Live and PSN. Of course, Nintendo was quiet about whether there is or might be a cost associated with their online service offerings. Sources tell us that as of right now the online service offerings are still evolving, and until they have a much better picture of the situation it is unknown if they will be charging for access to at least some of the features. We do suspect, however, that it is likely that Nintendo will charge for access to some of the online service offerings at some point.


blog comments powered by Disqus

 

Facebook activity

Latest Commented Articles

Recent Comments