E3: Wii Digital Downloads Transferable to Wii U

Tuesday, June 5th, 2012

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With all the frustration surrounding Nintendo and the Wii U right now, I’m glad that there’s at least some good news. Scott Moffit, the Executive VP of Sales and Marketing at Nintendo, confirmed in an ABC News report that digital purchases you’ve made on the Wii would be transferable to the Wii U. Not that there was any doubt that Nintendo wouldn’t let you transfer downloadable games from the Wii to the Wii U, but I’m happy it’s confirmed nonetheless.

He also confirmed that the Wii U would come with a charging cradle for the Wii U Gamepad. It’s nice that Nintendo’s letting us charge our controllers that way, but I sincerely hope that’s not the only way.


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