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Eric C
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(11-10-2013, 02:38 AM)
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EDIT: This is the US eShop, don't know what's going on over in Europe

I was just browsing the Wii U eShop, and noticed Nintendo Land was no longer available as a digital game.

It seems Nintendo removed it from the eshop.




Originally Posted by DidntKnowJack








So much for this press release Nintendo put out a few weeks ago.


REDMOND, Wash., Oct. 23, 2013 – Nintendo is launching a new Wii U Deluxe Set that puts the focus on value, and highlights the two biggest names in video games: Mario and his brother, Luigi. Available in stores on Nov. 1, the Wii U Deluxe model will come with two games – New Super Mario Bros. U and New Super Luigi U – all on one disc. The new configuration will sell at the low suggested retail price of $299.99, and replaces the existing Wii U Deluxe Set, which included Nintendo Land. For fans who want to experience the uproarious fun of Nintendo Land, the game can still be purchased separately in stores and as a download in the Nintendo eShop at a new low suggested retail price of $29.99, also beginning Nov. 1.

Last edited by Eric C; 11-10-2013 at 03:35 AM.
zroid
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(11-10-2013, 02:40 AM)
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nintendo pls

Will the download codes which come with ZombiU bundles still work though?
HeisenbergLannister
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(11-10-2013, 02:42 AM)
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Nintendo going third party, confirmed.
foxuzamaki
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(11-10-2013, 02:42 AM)
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Oh no
kirby_fox
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(11-10-2013, 02:44 AM)
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Cross fingers for an updated version with more games...coming free as a download to all current Nintendo Land owners.
ec0ec0
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(11-10-2013, 02:44 AM)
why??

EDIT: first the snes donkey kong games... and now this??
Whompa
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(11-10-2013, 02:44 AM)
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is Nintendo doomed?
WiiRevolution1
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(11-10-2013, 02:44 AM)
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...it has to be a mistake. No way they would remove a game unless there was some copyright issues. Come on. Not even Nintendo is this irrational. (lol)
McDougles
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(11-10-2013, 02:45 AM)
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NINTENDOOMED

/s
PotionBleue
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(11-10-2013, 02:46 AM)
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Still there on EU eShop, though wasn't Europe supposed to have the same price cut?
Narpas Sword0
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(11-10-2013, 02:46 AM)
Can you redownload it if you already had it?
illusionary
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(11-10-2013, 02:46 AM)
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It seems still to be up on the European eShop for now, albeit at full original price (49.99).
Fandangox
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(11-10-2013, 02:47 AM)
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Well this is certainly odd, cannot check right now if its up there though.
ShockingAlberto
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(11-10-2013, 02:48 AM)
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The listing is there, but shows it as retail only.

How strange.
Fox318
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(11-10-2013, 02:48 AM)
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Why would they do that?
GulAtiCa
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(11-10-2013, 02:49 AM)
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Weird. Only thing I could see happen if the ESRB rating randomly was changed, which would actually result in this happening. But I don't think this is the cause.
JetBlackPanda
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(11-10-2013, 02:49 AM)
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Weird!!

What if they went Wii sports with it and charged for access?

$$ per game or a 24 hour pass
Baron von Loathsome
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(11-10-2013, 02:50 AM)
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Oh wow, I got a Wii U with Nintendo Land right before that Mario bundle came out.

It'd be a shame if this was permanent removal, there's some good stuff in Nintendo Land.
kitsuneyo
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(11-10-2013, 02:50 AM)
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Even if an update was coming, that wouldn't be reason to pull it, would it?

Adding private communities and online leaderboards would be so great though.

Edit - It's still showing on my UK Wii U
Last edited by kitsuneyo; 11-10-2013 at 02:54 AM.
The Boat
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(11-10-2013, 02:51 AM)
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Probably a mistake, I doubt they won't put it back.
JetBlackPanda
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(11-10-2013, 02:51 AM)
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Originally Posted by The Boat

Probably a mistake, I doubt they won't put it back.

This is what I'm thinking
Epcott
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(11-10-2013, 02:52 AM)
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Maybe they're retooling it with online mp?
/never
$h@d0w
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(11-10-2013, 02:53 AM)
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more nintendo paedo activity?
ec0ec0
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(11-10-2013, 02:54 AM)

Originally Posted by Fox318

Why would they do that?

It makes nintendo sense.

(original idea from Veitsev :P)
Majine
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(11-10-2013, 02:55 AM)
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Originally Posted by PotionBleue



Still there on EU eShop, though wasn't Europe supposed to have the same price cut?

Why does it show 3DS games? Can you do anything with it?
Elija2
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(11-10-2013, 02:55 AM)
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Originally Posted by PotionBleue



Still there on EU eShop, though wasn't Europe supposed to have the same price cut?

Why do they show 3DS games on the Wii U eShop?
Pandoracell
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(11-10-2013, 02:56 AM)
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It's been gone for, what, something like two weeks? I doubt it's a mistake.
Eric C
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(11-10-2013, 02:56 AM)
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Found a thread online at Nintendo's own forums discussing this, from a few days ago (How did nobody on GAF notice this sooner?)

http://techforums.nintendo.com/message/114166



seems like it might be gone for good
Darryl
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(11-10-2013, 02:58 AM)
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maybe they thought the wii sports club idea was so genius they'd use that for nintendo land as well
Kerub
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(11-10-2013, 02:59 AM)
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Originally Posted by Darryl

maybe they thought the wii sports club idea was so genius they'd use that for nintendo land as well

I wouldn't mind that! I want to play the Donkey Kong but I don't want to pay for the other minigames.
Majine
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(11-10-2013, 02:59 AM)
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I hope it's not some pedophiles abusing the plaza or something.
Scum
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(11-10-2013, 02:59 AM)
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Originally Posted by Darryl

maybe they thought the wii sports club idea was so genius they'd use that for nintendo land as well

One can only hope...
Tripon
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(11-10-2013, 03:01 AM)
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Looks like you'll have to buy a physical copy from now on.
flaxknuckles
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(11-10-2013, 03:02 AM)
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So.....is anyone who bought it already still able to re-download it? If not, I'll never purchase a thing from the Eshop.
MagiusNecros
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(11-10-2013, 03:05 AM)
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Originally Posted by flaxknuckles

So.....is anyone who bought it already still able to re-download it? If not, I'll never purchase a thing from the Eshop.

Probably not. If you have that Digital Copy you better not delete it or it's gone forever.
Glass Joe
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(11-10-2013, 03:05 AM)
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Despite that random post confirmation, I'm not so sure it's not a mistake. Removing it DOES directly contradict the press release, after all.
mario_O
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(11-10-2013, 03:06 AM)
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Originally Posted by Majine

I hope it's not some pedophiles abusing the plaza or something.

:lol
The Boat
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(11-10-2013, 03:07 AM)
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Originally Posted by Eric C

Found a thread online at Nintendo's own forums discussing this, from a few days ago (How did nobody on GAF notice this sooner?)

http://techforums.nintendo.com/message/114166



seems like it might be gone for good

I wouldn't put too much stock in this. Not that I know what's up, but this isn't confirmation of anything, reps usually don't know a lot, even if they talk to higher ups, you'll rarely get good info.
Not
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(11-10-2013, 03:08 AM)
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What is Nintendo's reasoning here

Do they want less money for some reason?
neto
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(11-10-2013, 03:10 AM)
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Weird I hope it's a mistake, makes no sense to remove it, anyone with a digital copy can redownload it?
Roto13
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(11-10-2013, 03:11 AM)
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Originally Posted by MagiusNecros

Probably not. If you have that Digital Copy you better not delete it or it's gone forever.

Unlike every other game that has been removed from the eShop or Wii Shop?

Don't be dumb.
flaxknuckles
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(11-10-2013, 03:11 AM)
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Originally Posted by MagiusNecros

Probably not. If you have that Digital Copy you better not delete it or it's gone forever.

That would also mean it's gone if you have to get a new Wii U or have your console repaired for some reason. Jeez, that's bad.

Between this and next gen games becoming astronomical in size, I'm becoming steadily more adverse to buying digital on anything other than Steam.
Kouriozan
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(11-10-2013, 03:12 AM)
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Probably just a mistake, there is no need to panic yet.
Doctor Ninja
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(11-10-2013, 03:14 AM)
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That's rather strange indeed, I can fathom why would they do this.
elektrixx
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(11-10-2013, 03:16 AM)
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Originally Posted by Kouriozan

Probably just a mistake, there is no need to panic yet.

Considering this is Nintendo, it's warranted. Nintendo have no idea how to navigate the internet.
PotionBleue
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(11-10-2013, 03:17 AM)
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Originally Posted by Elija2

Why do they show 3DS games on the Wii U eShop?

Originally Posted by Majine

Why does it show 3DS games? Can you do anything with it?

There's always been a 3DS section in the Wii U eShop, it only displays information about the game. I guess it's just promotional. No cross-buy stuff, don't get excited ;p
The perfect Dark
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(11-10-2013, 03:17 AM)
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Originally Posted by MagiusNecros

Probably not. If you have that Digital Copy you better not delete it or it's gone forever.

Oh wow, I just bought ZombiU (E-Shop) ....this can't be true...I really hope it's a mistake.
Eric C
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(11-10-2013, 03:18 AM)
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Originally Posted by MagiusNecros

Probably not. If you have that Digital Copy you better not delete it or it's gone forever.

That's not how they handled the Donkey Kong VC games, or any of the other de-listed VC games on the Wii that I can think of.

As long as you bought the games already you could redownload them if they were removed.

Originally Posted by neto

Weird I hope it's a mistake, makes no sense to remove it, anyone with a digital copy can redownload it?

you'll have to find somebody that paid the full $59.99 price for it to answer that. I'm guessing you'll still be able to redownload it, but can't say for sure since I never bought it digitally.
MagiusNecros
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(11-10-2013, 03:18 AM)
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Originally Posted by Roto13

Unlike every other game that has been removed from the eShop or Wii Shop?

Don't be dumb.

So you are able to actually? If so then consider me corrected.
balladofwindfishes
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(11-10-2013, 03:19 AM)
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Originally Posted by The perfect Dark

Oh wow, I just bought ZombiU (E-Shop) ....this can't be true...I really hope it's a mistake.

He's wrong, you can download anything you bought, whether it was removed or not

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