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Wii U keeps Friend Codes

It appears that the annoying Friend Code system will make a return for Nintendo's new system. Reggie explains that the system will likely be simplified, but it isn't going away.

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JBit922143d ago

Couldn't agree more. When I heard the news I almost cried. Let's hope the 'simplified' system is much better than before...

Abash2143d ago

Its like Im getting less interested in the Wii U with each passing day

nukeitall2143d ago

Nintendo is doing a great job at trying to turn me away from their difficult to justify a buy console.

So far, I have seen no games I want, barely any hardware to be excited about, and then they try hard to turn me away from their online network.

If it ain't $300 or less, I ain't buying!!!

ABizzel12142d ago

Well at least shorten them.

live2play2142d ago

problem I believe people had with the Wii version, I told Fils-Aime, is that adults who owned the system felt like, hey, if I'm an adult, treat me like an adult and let me friend people I've met online without having to call a person and exchange a code or something like that. "Agreed," Fils-Aime said.

"You feel like those people will be happier?" I asked.

"Yes, they will be.".
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andibandit2143d ago

@Y_5150

actually it's more like

NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!! !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Maxned2143d ago

Jesus Christ, Nintendo. It's like you're TRYING to shake off hardcore gamers.

WeskerChildReborned2142d ago

Why couldn't they just have a simple "add gamertag"? This is kinda a turn off for the Wii U.

live2play2142d ago

The problem I believe people had with the Wii version, I told Fils-Aime, is that adults who owned the system felt like, hey, if I'm an adult, treat me like an adult and let me friend people I've met online without having to call a person and exchange a code or something like that. "Agreed," Fils-Aime said.

"You feel like those people will be happier?" I asked.

"Yes, they will be.".
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Jirachi2143d ago

honestly i don't see how 3ds improved friend codes sure you only need one fc per system but then there are communities to join them you have to input another code each community has a different code and each game has separate communities

The only real difference between that and something like your brawl friends list is the size is infinite.

Khordchange2143d ago

Why exactly do they do codes anyway?

Y_51502142d ago

I think it's more secure or something like that.

TheController2143d ago

I was going to get one, but after reading this, assuming that it's true, I def won't get a WiiU if it's friend system is anything remotely like the Wii's pile of dog shit friend code garbage.

Maxned2143d ago

When Iwata showed off the WiiU the day before the press conference, I just thought "DAY ONE BUY!"

Now every day that goes by I move further away from that thought. God damn.

live2play2142d ago

The problem I believe people had with the Wii version, I told Fils-Aime, is that adults who owned the system felt like, hey, if I'm an adult, treat me like an adult and let me friend people I've met online without having to call a person and exchange a code or something like that. "Agreed," Fils-Aime said.

"You feel like those people will be happier?" I asked.

"Yes, they will be.".
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