Rumour: Wii U Dashboard Details, Wii U & EA’s Origin Connectivity

The Wii U’s dashboard, and online feature set are like one gigantic jigsaw – the kind where the creator doesn\’t give you the picture to go on and you have to work it out for yourself! Slowly all the details are falling into place…

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Wii U Dashboard

  • Don\’t expect a complete revolution on the dashboard side
  • Natural evolution of the Wii \”channel\” organization
  • Will include improvements, some stemming from 3DS design
  • Possibility Miiverse won\’t be ready for third parties on day one
  • Staging process for content as to not overwhelm consumers (e.g two GamePads at once and NFC features)

Wii U & EA’s Origin

  • You need an Origin account to play EA’s titles online
  • You have to transfer some information to EA in order to use Origin
  • Information includes Mii information, email address, Nintendo Network ID, friend list, country, language, and date of birth
  • You do not have to transfer any financial or credit card information
  • Nintendo Network ID is compared to GamerTag

 

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