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Rumor: Official Wii Remote rechargeable battery on the horizon

Does everyone hate changing the batteries in their Wii Remotes as much as I do? They always seem to be low. Always. Fear not, battery dependent masses, for it looks like Nintendo is considering selling an official Wii Remote rechargeable battery station!

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Snookies121174d ago

Seems a little late now lol. They could have done this years ago... -_-

PopRocks3591174d ago

^This. My Wiimotes drained quite a few of my AAs. There should have been a rechargeable battery long before now (and I'm not referring to the Nyko ones; I went through two of those packs which broke in a month).

GamersRulz1174d ago

Nintendo are stuck in 1995 technologies !

PopRocks3591174d ago (Edited 1174d ago )

@GamersRulz

How about credit where credit is due? At least none of the Wii U controllers have this issue. The 3DS and DS and even the Gameboy Advance SP ran on rechargeable batteries.

So no, I don't think they're stuck in 1995. However the Wiimote running on AA's was not a fantastic idea and should have been fixed years ago, not now.

CaptainN1174d ago

Gamersrulz...really because last I checked the Wii-U has the Pro Controller with the longest battery life probably ever for a controller at 80 hrs before a recharge. I don't see any other companies able to do that yet !!!

Hicken1174d ago

Yeah, only about six years or so. Not THAT late.

StraightPath1174d ago

I used my own rechargable batteries for long now.if anyone has trouble in replacing batteries why dnt youjust buy recharbles batteries with charging dock? Simple..

fsfsxii1174d ago

My Wiimote EATS every AA battery i use, they last about 2 days.

yewles11174d ago (Edited 1174d ago )

...after HOW MANY YEARS???

CrescentFang1174d ago

Changing batteries is fine for me. If it had li-ion batteries which were unremovable (like the PS3 controller), those kinds of batteries would eventually die out.

OpenGL1174d ago

Rechargable lithium-ion batteries like the ones used in the PS3 controllers last through hundreds of recharge cycles, spending money on AAs is a much bigger issue.

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