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(11-14-2012, 11:09 AM)
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So nintendo updated a new direct? 8 minutes ago?

http://www.youtube.com/user/nintendodirectch

A big thanks to cvxfreak!

Originally Posted by cvxfreak

Parental Controls

- Nintendo realizes that some parents may fear that their children may use the Wii U's internet functionality without permission. Wii U has Parental Controls.
- Can restrict content based on user age, CERO (Japan ESRB) rating, internet functionality, internet browser, e-Shop spending, Miiverse functionality, friend registrations, videos, data management, internet settings
- Wii U keyboard input can save user input habits and predictive input in a specific database that depends on the game and user. Wii U does not save input data that you don't want other users to know into the database.
- Miiverse settings can be turned on/off depending on the save profiles per game.

USB Data Storage

- 8GB = 7.2GB, 32GB = 29GB in terms of actual save data. Wii U uses around 4.2GB when using the system for the first time.
- NSMBU is ~2GB, Nintendo Land is ~3.2GB. So, both won't fit into the Basic set at the same time.
- Wii U lets you put data onto a connected USB media drive.
- One USB drive at a time only.
- Cannot disconnect the external drive while plugged into the Wii U and receiving power.
- You can use general drives.
- In terms of powering the HDD while connecting to the Wii U, if you do not use a Y Cable Type drive (2 USB cables), then Nintendo cannot guarantee it will work properly.
- Nintendo can guarantee functionality if the HDD plugs into a power outlet.
- No games on USB Flash Memory due to games not running properly all the time (whatever this means...)
- Wii U will read up to 2TB only for external hard drives
- In Data Management, you must format the connected media drive. Note that this means you cannot use the drive with a PC.
- You can move data from internal Wii U storage to external USB media in Data Management and vice versa. Data on both internal and external media will appear in the menu.
- At launch, only 1 USB hard drive can be connected, but through a future update, more than 1 will be possible and you will be able to move data between them freely.
- SD Cards can hold PC data, Wii Virtual Console, Wii Ware, and Wii save data, but cannot be used to save Wii U game save data.

Backwards Compatibility

- Wii games, Virtual Console, Wii Ware stuff cannot be played using the GamePad screen, but only on the TV in Wii Mode
- Iwata: "We understand that there are people who were looking forward to playing Wii games, Virtual Console games, and so forth on the GamePad, but unfortunately we cannot accommodate those users' expectations."
- There are plans for a Wii U Virtual Console that WILL be compatible with the Wii U GamePad. Please look forward to it in the future.

Nintendo Network Premium

- For Premium Set buyers only
- Point service
- Make Nintendo Network ID, then login to find and user the service
- After logging in, you can see the points you have earned
- Buy with download card or download number
- Earn 10% back on purchases
- Earn back purchase points in 500 increments
- Points earned can be used with Wii U/3DS e-Shop, Wii Shopping Channel, DSi Shop

Last edited by Nickovic; 11-14-2012 at 11:49 AM.
SolarPowered
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(11-14-2012, 11:09 AM)
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Suddenly Nintendo
nickcv
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(11-14-2012, 11:10 AM)
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iwata, you magnificent b*****d
EatChildren
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(11-14-2012, 11:10 AM)
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It's about data storage, ie USB management.
Zulithe
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(11-14-2012, 11:10 AM)
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Wow, it's like Christmas this week with all the new stuff.

Where is cheese to translate!
FearMyWrench
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(11-14-2012, 11:11 AM)
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I see we've cut down the announce time to... after it's been uploaded.

Well done Nintendo.
rouken
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(11-14-2012, 11:11 AM)
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paging cheesemeister

also:

Kafel
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(11-14-2012, 11:11 AM)
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Yay, let's read the user manual together !
Pineconn
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(11-14-2012, 11:11 AM)
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I have class in 4 hours. Well, there goes my sleep.
upandaway
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(11-14-2012, 11:12 AM)
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Wait what. That's not how this is supposed to work!
Tenki
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(11-14-2012, 11:12 AM)
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So Wii Virtual Console = NO gamepad support, and Wii U Virtual Console = gamepad support, right?
Kouriozan
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(11-14-2012, 11:12 AM)
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I liked how he explained data storage x)
Why would you do that?
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(11-14-2012, 11:12 AM)
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Oh, it's a mini one, not a live streaming one? Makes sense as to why they didn't announce the release of the video.
metalslimer
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(11-14-2012, 11:13 AM)
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Interesting explanation method lol.
neoanarch
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(11-14-2012, 11:13 AM)
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Transcribe audio to captions> translate into english> "we are living in the future"


not a very good one but close enough.
Tenki
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(11-14-2012, 11:14 AM)
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And lol at the game sizes explanation.
Alistair Roo
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(11-14-2012, 11:15 AM)
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lol out of nowhere... I love it!
grimshawish
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(11-14-2012, 11:15 AM)
Don't worry guys we don't need Cheese we have translation!

Direct 2012.11.14 body function a little supplemental Wii U

...we need Cheese!
Why would you do that?
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(11-14-2012, 11:15 AM)
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Once again, Nintendo Japan is ahead of the game, even though it comes out in America in a few days and Japan in almost a month...
Jackano
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(11-14-2012, 11:16 AM)
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Does the bad red sign at 9:02 just means I'm screwed with my plan of using a USB stick?
WhyMe6
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(11-14-2012, 11:16 AM)
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Yes! The Wii U eShop's Virtual Console *will* work on GamePad! Just not Wii VC games, right? That's what he said?
BassForever
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(11-14-2012, 11:17 AM)
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Originally Posted by rouken

paging cheesemeister

also:

Iwata: (laughs)
Neifirst
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(11-14-2012, 11:18 AM)
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Originally Posted by WhyMe6

Yes! The Wii U eShop's Virtual Console *will* work on GamePad! Just not Wii VC games, right? That's what he said?

That makes sense, considering that they previously spoke about using the original Super Mario Bros. as the testbed for the gamepad latency.
speedpop
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(11-14-2012, 11:18 AM)
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Originally Posted by WhyMe6

Yes! The Wii U eShop's Virtual Console *will* work on GamePad! Just not Wii VC games, right? That's what he said?

This is only going to cause more confusion :(
Toki767
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(11-14-2012, 11:18 AM)
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I like how instead of using CG graphs, he has a person actually pouring different colored pebbles or whatever into a cylinder lol
Pineconn
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(11-14-2012, 11:18 AM)
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My 32 GB just went down to 29 GB.

Damn base 10!
earvcunanan
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(11-14-2012, 11:19 AM)
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Cheesemeister...

R I S E
cvxfreak
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(11-14-2012, 11:20 AM)
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Watching now:

- Nintendo realizes that some parents may fear that their children may use the Wii U's internet functionality without permission. Wii U has Parental Controls.
- Can restrict content based on user age, CERO (Japan ESRB) rating, internet functionality, internet browser, e-Shop spending, Miiverse functionality, friend registrations, videos, data management, internet settings
DrWong
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(11-14-2012, 11:21 AM)
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After the rounded edges discs here come the colorful storages!
Toki767
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(11-14-2012, 11:22 AM)
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Transferring digital titles from one hard drive to another is nice.
Kazerei
(11-14-2012, 11:22 AM)
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8GB is actually 7.2GB
32GB is actually 29GB

I like how Iwata actually took the time to explain it.

Edit: FUUUUU
Edit2: also love the colored beads demonstration :lol
Last edited by Kazerei; 11-14-2012 at 11:25 AM.
Alistair Roo
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(11-14-2012, 11:23 AM)
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Originally Posted by Kazerei

8GB is actually 74.5GB
32GB is actually 29.8GB

I like how Iwata actually took the time to explain it.

Basic set with more memory confirmed!!!
cvxfreak
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(11-14-2012, 11:23 AM)
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- Wii U keyboard input can save user input habits and predictive input in a specific database that depends on the game and user. Wii U does not save input data that you don't want other users to know into the database.
- Miiverse settings can be turned on/off depending on the save profiles per game.
Pineconn
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(11-14-2012, 11:24 AM)
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It looks like you have to use an external hard drive with a separate power source. I can't understand Japanese, so I'm going by the big red exclamation point that appeared when the hard drive was connected to the Wii U without separate power, lol. Dual USB will work; single USB is not guaranteed to work.

Same with jump drives. Probably won't work.

I have no idea.
Last edited by Pineconn; 11-14-2012 at 12:16 PM.
neoanarch
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(11-14-2012, 11:24 AM)
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Basic only has 3gb useable space. Why even have a 8gb option.


For those of you begging for cheese. Use the transcribe audio then translate to english. Its not that bad and you can follow along pretty ok.
polyh3dron
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(11-14-2012, 11:24 AM)
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looks like they really felt the need to explain the benefits of more storage in a very simple way, lol
cvxfreak
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(11-14-2012, 11:25 AM)
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- 8GB = 7.2GB, 32GB = 29GB in terms of actual save data. Wii U uses around 4.2GB when using the system for the first time.
- NSMBU is ~2GB, Nintendo Land is ~3.2GB. So, both won't fit into the Basic set at the same time.
Danthrax
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(11-14-2012, 11:25 AM)
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Does "mata" mean "so" in Japanese? It sounds like he keeps saying "mata" as a transition word.
EVOL 100%
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(11-14-2012, 11:26 AM)
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Originally Posted by Danthrax

Does "mata" mean "so" in Japanese? It sounds like he keeps saying "mata" as a transition word.

In this context it's probably 'up to'
Alistair Roo
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(11-14-2012, 11:26 AM)
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- So.. apparently you can transfer your games (save data/downloaded) to a bigger HDD when your older one runs out of space (?)
freddy
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(11-14-2012, 11:28 AM)
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Even Nintendo is sick of the 3 or 4 pages of train hype and body-is-ready pics that begin every Nintendo Direct thread.
earvcunanan
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(11-14-2012, 11:28 AM)
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Originally Posted by cvxfreak

- 8GB = 7.2GB, 32GB = 29GB in terms of actual save data. Wii U uses around 4.2GB when using the system for the first time.
- NSMBU is ~2GB, Nintendo Land is ~3.2GB. So, both won't fit into the Basic set at the same time.

Interesting...
Duran
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(11-14-2012, 11:30 AM)
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Originally Posted by Danthrax

Does "mata" mean "so" in Japanese? It sounds like he keeps saying "mata" as a transition word.

Means: Also,
Kazerei
(11-14-2012, 11:30 AM)
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Originally Posted by cvxfreak

- 8GB = 7.2GB, 32GB = 29GB in terms of actual save data. Wii U uses around 4.2GB when using the system for the first time.
- NSMBU is ~2GB, Nintendo Land is ~3.2GB. So, both won't fit into the Basic set at the same time.

What do the pink beads represent? The really tall column.
cvxfreak
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(11-14-2012, 11:30 AM)
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USB Media

- Wii U lets you put data onto a connected USB media drive.
- One USB drive at a time only.
- Cannot disconnect the external drive while plugged into the Wii U and receiving power.
- You can use general drives.
- In terms of powering the HDD while connecting to the Wii U, if you do not use a Y Cable Type drive (2 USB cables), then Nintendo cannot guarantee it will work properly.
- Nintendo can guarantee functionality if the HDD plugs into a power outlet.
- No games on USB Flash Memory due to games not running properly all the time (whatever this means...)
- Wii U will read up to 2TB only for external hard drives
- In Data Management, you must format the connected media drive. Note that this means you cannot use the drive with a PC.
- You can move data from internal Wii U storage to external USB media in Data Management and vice versa. Data on both internal and external media will appear in the menu.
- At launch, only 1 USB hard drive can be connected, but through a future update, more than 1 will be possible and you will be able to move data between them freely.
- SD Cards can hold PC data, Wii Virtual Console, Wii Ware, and Wii save data, but cannot be used to save Wii U game save data.
Last edited by cvxfreak; 11-14-2012 at 11:34 AM.
cloudyy
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(11-14-2012, 11:30 AM)
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Originally Posted by Pineconn

It looks like you have to use an external hard drive with a separate power source. I can't understand Japanese, so I'm going by the big red exclamation point that appeared when the hard drive was connected to the Wii U without separate power, lol.

Same with jump drives. Probably won't work.

I have no idea.

It could work depending on what brand/model you use. He's saying they'll put a list of what works and what doesn't. Basically it's the same with homebrew on the wii, not every usb-powered hdd or flash-drive works.
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(11-14-2012, 11:30 AM)
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Originally Posted by rouken

paging cheesemeister

also:

came in this thread expecting 2 things, you brought both...well done man
Danthrax
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(11-14-2012, 11:31 AM)
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Originally Posted by EVOL 100%

In this context it's probably 'up to'

Oh, OK. Just from listening to his cadence, it didn't sound like it would mean "up to," unless he had a particularly long pause before saying a quantity. I dunno, I know all of four words in Japanese. =P


Originally Posted by Duran

Means: Also,

Thank you. That makes sense.
ToastyBanana
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(11-14-2012, 11:31 AM)

Originally Posted by Pineconn

It looks like you have to use an external hard drive with a separate power source. I can't understand Japanese, so I'm going by the big red exclamation point that appeared when the hard drive was connected to the Wii U without separate power, lol.

Same with jump drives. Probably won't work.

I have no idea.

Looks you can use them but these usb powered hard drives need to use Y cables for extra power.
Zulithe
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(11-14-2012, 11:32 AM)
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hopefully those usb 2 WD mypassport drives work fine. i have several of those. they are very common. It's a single-corded device

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