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Monday, 30 January 2012 09:06

Wii U controller to feature NFC tech

Written by David Stellmack

Wii U

New cutting edge functionality for gaming

Nintendo is apparently adding NFC or Near Field Communications technology to the Wii U controller. Nintendo is just starting to detail the new technology and has been detailing the information surrounding the addition of this technology to developers.

According to what we have been able to learn, the addition of NFC technology in the Wii U controller would allow purchases and payment using compatible NFC funding sources. In addition, it would allow for wireless data swapping with other gaming possibilities that could be developed.

The news that the NFC functionality was being added first came to light in none other than Nintendo’s own official magazine. While details were sparse, the basic concept still will initially revolve around the use of the technology for payment in Nintendo’s new store that will be a part of the Wii U launch.

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