Wii Mini comes without SD Card slot

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By GaryOPA on Dec 3, 2012 at 11:31 AM
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    It will be impossible to transfer saves to the Wii U

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    Nintendo of Canda has confirmed that the new Wii Mini don't have SD Card slot.

    The new Wii Mini comes without backward compatibility with GC games, without the ability to connect to the Internet but... it comes also without SD Card slot! According to Nintendo of Canada, the new Wii Mini will lack an SD Card slot, so it will be impossible to transfer saves to the Wii U.

    The price for the Wii Mini has been set to $100 and it will arrive on December 7, exclusively to Canada.

    What do you think about this?

    NEWS SOURCE: Wii-Mini has no sd-card slot (via) SiliconEra

    Our thanks to 'Robe24' for this news item!
     

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Discussion in 'Nintendo Gaming News' started by GaryOPA, Dec 3, 2012.

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      This thing is an embarrassment to all Canadians.

      Nintendo is stupid to waste their money on creating and promoting this garbage.
       
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      Nintendo should be smart, and ship more Wii U units to canada, they got less then UK which only got 125,000

      So us Canadians are stuck buying a Wii Mini which is not supported by Nintendo or developers, and hunting around used video game stores with overpriced old Wii discs with that can hardly play due to all the wear & tear from previous owners, since none of the big-box stores stock any new Wii discs, they all made room for the Wii U that Nintendo decided Canada was not a well-developed market to ship any of them to.

      So sad....
       
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      still love the design but disliking the features more and more, with everything they have taken out this thing should cost no more that £50 and even then without sd and internet its of little more use than a vita.
       
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      uk got 50k not 125k :(

      nintendo shipped them all, retailers sold 45k, more stocks mon / tue.
       
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      Yeah this is pretty much crap, collectors item only.
       
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      it just doesnt make sense, firstly it should be cheaper and secondly it should offer some kind of upgrade path to encourage a later wii u upgrade purchase.

      although of course having no internet mean no need to transfer digital content but you'll loose your saves.
       
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      What's the fucking point then? At least back in the days of cartridges, you could buy a new copy of the game if you run out of save slots. What's a person to do if they want more than what the game gives them? It was obscene enough that Twilight Princess allowed only 3 saves without obnoxious save file swapping, but now you can't even do that?!
       
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      lol well that is one way to stop piracy. no sd card means no smash stack, no usb means no usb loaders.
      i think its a bit to late nintendo. Only serious hackers would be able to get hacks on there by directly writing
      to the NAND Chip. NO internet is lame. there are wii games that people play online like mario kart wii.
      There is no point in buying this. Now if it was $49.99 then that's a buy. Better to buy a used wii from noobstop.
       
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      Y'know I also find it interesting that you can find a used Wii for about $50.

      Why do that though when you can pay double the price for 1/10th the features! ;)

      I can imagine some poor kid who's grandmother is getting him the "new Wii" and this is what she comes home with :D
       
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      "This deal is getting worse all the time!" - Lando Calrissian
       

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