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Sandfox
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(11-18-2012, 06:50 AM)
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Originally Posted by Keyser Soze

Maybe cause...

good god
syko de4d
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(11-18-2012, 06:50 AM)
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Originally Posted by Keyser Soze

Maybe cause...

5gigs? lol it would take me 11-13hours. So if sth. happen in this 11-13hours with my console it would be broken oO
Killthee
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(11-18-2012, 06:50 AM)
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Seems dumb that there isn't some sort of background download option for firmware when the size for it is ~5GB's.
Rubius
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(11-18-2012, 06:50 AM)
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Originally Posted by jordan0386

Otoh. What if power goes out in the house?

This shouldn't happen.

Dont you only lose game saves on current consoles if this happened?

Updating Software is different from updating OS.
That's why updating a BIOS is the kind of thing you do on a sunny day, on a battery back up.
One wrong move and its dead. You have to flash it back into existence.
Pai Pai Master
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(11-18-2012, 06:50 AM)
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5GB update on day one? Next-gen indeed.
GashPrex
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(11-18-2012, 06:51 AM)
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Originally Posted by Keyser Soze

Maybe cause...

HOLY SHIT - 5GB ??!! that can't be true right???

- the idea that Nintendo launched a console with a 5gb patch is NUTSO. I remember a time when people freaked out over 1st day small patches for games, let alone a console.

Imagine the excitement on Christmas day....only to be drowned out by a 3 hour patch.

This would mean they didn't finish in time but knew they had to get the hardware out for the holiday season. wow...
SmithnCo
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(11-18-2012, 06:51 AM)
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Originally Posted by Keyser Soze

Maybe cause...

[IMG]http://i.imgur.com/Ai2m4.png[IMG]

Uh... wtf lol

Kinda ridiculous.
alfredofroylan
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(11-18-2012, 06:51 AM)
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Originally Posted by Keyser Soze

Maybe cause...

Next Gen updates !!!!!!
grimshawish
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(11-18-2012, 06:51 AM)
Well this was stupid.
Also update process is 1 hour. Not 2-3.
Randolph Freelander
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(11-18-2012, 06:51 AM)
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A 5GB update and a 2-3 hour process?

Nintendo, you're doing it wrong.
Veitsev
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(11-18-2012, 06:51 AM)
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5gb is going to be pretty annoying for those with slow internet connections.
gketter
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(11-18-2012, 06:51 AM)
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how's the update work again? the only period of risk is after the download and its applying the firmware right?
RobotsAnger
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(11-18-2012, 06:51 AM)
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Wow, and I thought the 200MB ps3 ones were bad.
WonkersTHEWatilla
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(11-18-2012, 06:52 AM)
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Holy hell.
jvalioli
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(11-18-2012, 06:52 AM)
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Originally Posted by Nirolak

In theory you should be able to brick anything writing to the firmware.

The notable part here would be that it's a two hour process, so the odds of something going wrong is much higher than like a five minute upgrade.

The download+install are probably in one progress bar. If you turn it off during the download nothing should happen. Dude on twitter didn't say (and probably doesnt know) during what stage he unplugged it.
Ponn01
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(11-18-2012, 06:52 AM)
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5GB? Where does it save, onto the tiny flash ram they give you? Thats going to be used up quick if so.
DICKS AHOY
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(11-18-2012, 06:52 AM)
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What if your internet goes down while it's updating but not your power?
SMT
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(11-18-2012, 06:52 AM)
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NINTENDO:

The jokes on you! :D

I did not buy the Wii-U because there was no Zelda.
Randolph Freelander
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(11-18-2012, 06:52 AM)
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How do we know Keighley wasn't amped up on Mountain Diew game fuel and Doritos when he made that post? Can he be trusted?
Criminal Upper
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(11-18-2012, 06:53 AM)
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Who the fuck turns off their console or unplugs it during an update?
Veitsev
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(11-18-2012, 06:53 AM)
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Originally Posted by Astrosanity

What if your internet goes down while it's updating but not your power?

If it is like any other piece of hardware it should be fine then. It will just reverse the update.
Roto13
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(11-18-2012, 06:53 AM)
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Originally Posted by Eusis

Is it really that long?

I was going to say "I'll believe it when I hear it from someone not stupid enough to turn off a console during a firmware update" but apparently probably.

Originally Posted by grimshawish

Well this was stupid.
Also update process is 1 hour. Not 2-3.

ymmv
jbueno
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(11-18-2012, 06:53 AM)
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Alright, who screwed up at Nintendo?
Dragon
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(11-18-2012, 06:53 AM)
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Originally Posted by grimshawish

Well this was stupid.
Also update process is 1 hour. Not 2-3.

Almost as stupid as a day one 5 gig patch.
G-Unit
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(11-18-2012, 06:53 AM)
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Originally Posted by Y2Kev

Wow, 5gb? lol

your move, ps3

I loled
SolarPowered
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(11-18-2012, 06:53 AM)
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Rule #1 of system launches in next gen

No day 1 3GB+ software updates. Someone is gonna shut it off and try again because the shit takes hours to download.

Your move, Nintendo.

Originally Posted by Criminal Upper

Who the fuck turns off their console or unplugs it during an update?

Seriously

I get paranoid as hell about any of my consoles when they are in the middle of a long save or update. Making such a huge update a day one thing is bound to bite some impatient people in the ass though.
Bgamer90
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(11-18-2012, 06:54 AM)
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Originally Posted by grimshawish

Also update process is 1 hour. Not 2-3.

???

Wouldn't it all depend on a person's connection?
Ridley327
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(11-18-2012, 06:54 AM)
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Originally Posted by Criminal Upper

Who the fuck turns off their console or unplugs it during an update?

Blind people and/or the illiterate, perhaps?
Somnid
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(11-18-2012, 06:54 AM)
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I would say they should have a recovery partition to prevent borked installs but with 8GB you can't really hold two versions simultaneously.
thirty
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(11-18-2012, 06:55 AM)
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Who want a 3 hour update out the box?
Unison
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(11-18-2012, 06:55 AM)
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Wii U has a sleep mode that kicks in at 90 mins, right!? Sure hope that is disabled while updating!
kassatsu
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(11-18-2012, 06:55 AM)
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Originally Posted by Bgamer90

???

Wouldn't it all depend on a person's connection?

Ding ding ding.
RedSwirl
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(11-18-2012, 06:55 AM)
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I really hope Nintendo get's a clue like Sony and Microsoft and release the update on Nintendo.com.
MiamiWesker
(11-18-2012, 06:56 AM)
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Is there anyway to download this on the computer and use a USB to install it like PS3. Cause there is no way I am waiting hours on my first day with the Wii U for that shit to download.
ViewtifulJC
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(11-18-2012, 06:56 AM)
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Tell mom and dad to plug up the Wii-U beforehand on X-mas morning, get that 5 GB download going

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