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L~A
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(10-13-2014, 08:57 AM)
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Edit 5: https://eshop.nintendo.net/redeem#/ now works from Europe!

Originally Posted by The Red Wizard

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So, in the past few months/weeks, I've been trying to find some evidence about the web eShop, and I finally found something significant enough to make a thread about it.

So, I started with https://miiverse.nintendo.net/, which is the URL for Miiverse. Then I put eshop instead of miiverse, and got https://eshop.nintendo.net/.

At first, I got a totally expected 404 error, no such page exist, whatever.
Then a few weeks ago, I got a different error (one that said the page couldn't be loaded or something).

And then today...

Finally found something! Not only there's the Nintendo Network logo (which is new, wasn't there before), but there's also that totally not suspicious "Enter download code" button. If you press it, you go to https://eshop.nintendo.net/redeem, and get this page:

Page is in French (because that's where I live atm), and at the top of the page, there's a button with your Mii, allowing you to sign off (you can try it yourself by clicking on the link above). It should be in English because that's what my browser is set at, just like all the other Nintendo services. So it's definitely connecting to my eShop account.

The page says "This website is not available on your region", by the way.

I think the web eShop will be launched rather soonish, though knowing Nintendo, it could take several months...

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Edit: some users can get to this page...

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Edit 2:

Originally Posted by 69wpm

I've been looking at the source code and found a few icons:

External:
Drop-down:
Is checked:
Nintendo Network:
Wii U:
3DS:

Sadly nothing interesting.

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Edit3: well, well, well...

Originally Posted by WhiteRabbitEXE

Sorry for the double post, but I figured it was worth a quick bump:

Automatic downloading does indeed work, looks like I just needed to give it a little more time. After powering on my console again Kirby was fully downloaded/installed.



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Edit4: some more screencaps!





Bonus stuff:

Originally Posted by DownGrader

Useless but pretty interesting - if you enter https://samurai.wup.shop.nintendo.net/ (this is the top-level URL of the site which the web eShop accesses for images, as I suppose), it displays default Apache index page. You will get an HTTPS certificate error, though.

Let me remind you - WUP is the code abbreviation for Wii U (like NTR for Wii, DOL for GameCube etc). I should check CTR (3DS) too.

Why samurai? I don't know.



EDIT: https://samurai.ctr.shop.nintendo.net/ works the same as the WUP one.

Last edited by L~A; 07-14-2015 at 09:33 AM.
GhostTrick
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(10-13-2014, 08:59 AM)
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Originally Posted by L~A

Page is in French (because that's where I live atm)



:D

Anyway, good find ! That would be a great thing if Nintendo allowed things like this.
JoeM86
(10-13-2014, 09:00 AM)
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"Omg... oh oh oh" I now get why you randomly said this on Twitter :p

Great sign! Let's hope it's soon.
Mpl90
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(10-13-2014, 09:01 AM)
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Yep, that's definitely a sign of the web eShop coming.

Prediction: it will be announced by Iwata during next investor meeting this month and launched shortly after.
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(10-13-2014, 09:01 AM)
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LA with the deets
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MatthewB92
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(10-13-2014, 09:01 AM)
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This is what i get
If i had a code i would try it lol
frankie_baby
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(10-13-2014, 09:03 AM)
Nothing coming up when I try it
Kanyon
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(10-13-2014, 09:03 AM)
I can see this really taking off, purchase from the eShop on the Web or your smartphone and your Wii U downloads it in sleep mode ready for when you get home.
WhiteRabbitEXE
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(10-13-2014, 09:03 AM)
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Originally Posted by MatthewB92

This is what i get

If i had a code i would try it lol

I too get this form.
L~A
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(10-13-2014, 09:03 AM)
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Originally Posted by MatthewB92

This is what i get
If i had a code i would try it lol

Ha ha, when I saw the Nintendo copyright at the bottom, I was like "... what the hell is that?"

Then I realised you were using a special font in your browser :p
Richie
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(10-13-2014, 09:03 AM)
Come on come on Nintendo Direeeeect
Hero of Legend
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(10-13-2014, 09:04 AM)
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Originally Posted by MatthewB92

This is what i get
If i had a code i would try it lol

That's some fancy font. :P
Glass Rebel
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(10-13-2014, 09:04 AM)
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Oh... oh. Fucking finally.
itchyass86
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(10-13-2014, 09:05 AM)
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Hmmm... Nice find. I'll try this when I'm not on the cell. I wonder if it'll work on other region servers too.
Storm Kyleis
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(10-13-2014, 09:05 AM)
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Good find. Something is definitely on the way.
Neo Dark
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(10-13-2014, 09:05 AM)
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Looks like the browser version coming out before the end of 2014 is a possibility after all
Mpl90
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(10-13-2014, 09:05 AM)
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Since some users are getting a different page...maybe it's because it's in a sliiiiiiightly more advanced state in UK / US (don't know what, exactly, but that screen is from an English speaker) compared to other countries? I'm from Italy, and I'm getiting exactly the same things as L~A.
JB2448
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(10-13-2014, 09:06 AM)
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It's a matter of time.
FearMyWrench
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(10-13-2014, 09:06 AM)
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I get the code redeem page working as well.
Aostia
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(10-13-2014, 09:06 AM)
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In before:
"I do't get why people is excited by something we already have since 1999"
or
"Welcome to 2014 Nintendo"


even LOLLER because maybe they'll launch it in 2015 ;p

Interested in it, surely.
cw_sasuke
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(10-13-2014, 09:07 AM)
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Oh yes, that will be great to get in on sales when I'm not at home or don't have access to the consoles.

This year would be nice.
Alistair Roo
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(10-13-2014, 09:07 AM)
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Originally Posted by Richie

Come on come on Nintendo Direeeeect

Seriously.
It's long overdue
uncredited male
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(10-13-2014, 09:07 AM)
We will get it.

On Nintendo time.
MatthewB92
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(10-13-2014, 09:08 AM)
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Originally Posted by L~A

Ha ha, when I saw the Nintendo copyright at the bottom, I was like "... what the hell is that?"

Then I realised you were using a special font in your browser :p

Originally Posted by Hero of Legend

That's some fancy font. :P

My favorite font for phones. Darcy is the name iirc.
WhiteRabbitEXE
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(10-13-2014, 09:08 AM)
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Originally Posted by Mpl90

Since some users are getting a different page...maybe it's because it's in a sliiiiiiightly more advanced state in UK / US (don't know what, exactly, but that screen is from an English speaker) compared to other countries? I'm from Italy, and I'm getiting exactly the same things as L~A.

I got the proper code form and I'm the US. My guess is it's probably just the North American and most likely Japanese versions currently.
Mpl90
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(10-13-2014, 09:09 AM)
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Originally Posted by WhiteRabbitEXE

I got the proper code form and I'm the US. My guess is it's probably just the North American and most likely Japanese versions currently.

Now that you made me think about it...anyone from Japan willing to try?
MatthewB92
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(10-13-2014, 09:10 AM)
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Does anyone have a code from the ddp that they haven't used that they can test it on?
Wario64
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(10-13-2014, 09:16 AM)

Originally Posted by MatthewB92

Does anyone have a code from the ddp that they haven't used that they can test it on?

Error Code904-2001

The code you entered cannot be used on this website.

Please confirm whether the code you entered is meant to be used here.

If the problem persists, please make a note of the error code and use the Contact Us link to report the error.
clay_ghost
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(10-13-2014, 09:20 AM)
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Hmm anyone tried using the club Nintendo eshop games codes?
frankie_baby
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(10-13-2014, 09:21 AM)
Ah working for me now, exactly like how L~A gets it (except all in English)
WhiteRabbitEXE
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(10-13-2014, 09:21 AM)
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Looking through the HML/JS for the code input screen, it seems pretty close to functional. Interestingly, the JS has a lot of references to Wii and DSi codes too.

Originally Posted by clay_ghost

Hmm anyone tried using the club Nintendo eshop games codes?

Just tried to get a code for Kirby, but I got a maintenance error... Which I also got the other day when I tried too.
Piccoro
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(10-13-2014, 09:22 AM)
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Good job.
I hope that they announce a unified account system along with this web store.

Originally Posted by WhiteRabbitEXE

Interestingly, the JS has a lot of references to Wii and DSi codes too.

Here in Europe you can use the same codes across the Wii Shop/Wii U eShop/DSi shop/3DS eShop.
Last edited by Piccoro; 10-13-2014 at 09:27 AM.
Alistair Roo
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(10-13-2014, 09:23 AM)
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Watch L~A's discovery force Nintendo's hand to announce this soon :P
watershed
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(10-13-2014, 09:27 AM)
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This has taken way too long. What's really going to matter though is if the WiiU and 3ds get an update to automatically download games bought from this future eshop website.
L~A
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(10-13-2014, 09:27 AM)
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Originally Posted by Alistair Roo

Watch L~A's discovery force Nintendo's hand to announce this soon :P

Actually, I think an announcement is much closer than I thought... NoE is pushing for download stuff on Monday, while they usually do so on Thursday. And they're quite a lot coming out this week, so I wonder...

Besides, it's no secret they're working on the web eShop, they said so last year, actually.
MatthewB92
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(10-13-2014, 09:29 AM)
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Originally Posted by L~A

Actually, I think an announcement is much closer than I thought... NoE is pushing for download stuff on Monday, while they usually do so on Thursday. And they're quite a lot coming out this week, so I wonder...

Besides, it's no secret they're working on the web eShop, they said so last year, actually.

They Have been saying it since Like 2011. Been waiting For so long Lol.
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(10-13-2014, 09:34 AM)
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Almost three years to the day it was originally announced. I imagine they'll skip the QR code part.
69wpm
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(10-13-2014, 09:38 AM)
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Doesn't work in Germany either.



The interesting thing is that it already connects your nnid to their servers, just like the MKTV page. If I disconnect, it says "You have been signed out of the Nintendo Network on this device."
L~A
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(10-13-2014, 09:41 AM)
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Originally Posted by Takao

Almost three years to the day it was originally announced. I imagine they'll skip the QR code part.

Damn, totally forgot about that... But yeah, I doubt there'll be any QR Codes :p


This has taken way too long. What's really going to matter though is if the WiiU and 3ds get an update to automatically download games bought from this future eshop website.

Wii U can already do that, and since the 3DS was updated last week (along with a redesign of some pages of the eShop), I think there'll be no updated needed.
Macka
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(10-13-2014, 09:48 AM)
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The eShop and online is all down for maintenance at the moment.

Coincidence? Probably.
L~A
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(10-13-2014, 09:49 AM)
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Originally Posted by Macka

The eShop and online is all down for maintenance at the moment.

Coincidence? Probably.

Actually, only online and leaderboards are offline. No idea why the eShop isn't working, as it should because Nintendo always clearly indicated when it's down.
SmokeMaxX
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(10-13-2014, 09:50 AM)
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Please allow gifting of games Nintendo. Ugh.
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(10-13-2014, 09:51 AM)
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I've the right gif ready:

chaobreaker
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(10-13-2014, 09:51 AM)
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If the desktop eShop becomes a thing, does that mean that our digital purchases would be finally be tied to an account rather than the consoles themselves?
Zornica
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(10-13-2014, 09:58 AM)
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nope :(
Thoraxes
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(10-13-2014, 09:58 AM)
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Originally Posted by chaobreaker

If the desktop eShop becomes a thing, does that mean that our digital purchases would be finally be tied to an account rather than the consoles themselves?

Your purchases are already tied to your account.

It's just that the account is tied to the console is the issue.
El Sabroso
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(10-13-2014, 09:58 AM)
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Originally Posted by chaobreaker

If the desktop eShop becomes a thing, does that mean that our digital purchases would be finally be tied to an account rather than the consoles themselves?

all purchases since the inclusion of the NNID are tied to the NNID itself, just the NNID is which is tied to the console tho

edit: lol beaten
L~A
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(10-13-2014, 09:59 AM)
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Originally Posted by chaobreaker

If the desktop eShop becomes a thing, does that mean that our digital purchases would be finally be tied to an account rather than the consoles themselves?

But it's already like that.

It's not your purchases that's tied to your consoles... it's the account itself. 'Well, big deal!' you might say (and you'd be right... half-right), but it's a first step.

At least, thinkgs are changing!
Bjoern the Smexy
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(10-13-2014, 10:00 AM)
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Originally Posted by chaobreaker

If the desktop eShop becomes a thing, does that mean that our digital purchases would be finally be tied to an account rather than the consoles themselves?

They are already tied to the account.
The problem is that the account itself is instead tied to the console.
tsab
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(10-13-2014, 10:01 AM)
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Wow great news. I hope it's coming this year

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