A company known for selling hacking kits for Wii claimed earlier today that they had managed to bypass the protection offered by Wii U thereby allowing gamers to play games through a USB drive. Nintendo has confirmed that they are aware of the claims and that they are looking into it.
Nintendo’s Wii U has allegedly been hacked such that it will allow gamers to play games from USB drives.
Nintendo’s Wii U is still facing a lot of trouble getting a strong foothold in the US market as according to NPD’s latest numbers even though Wii’s weekly sales figures for the month of February grew by about 40 per cent as compared to that of January the overall sales of just 64,000 units for the month of February is very low as compared to sales of PlayStation 3 or Xbox 360.
Some of the major things you may have missed last week are: news about Raspberry Pi’s $25 Camera Module, Mozilla's plans of putting 64-bit Firefox on Hold, homebrewer's claims that Wii U has been jailbroken and news about delay of the Linux Foundation’s UEFI Pre-Bootloader.
Nintendo made its next-gen Wii U console available to gaming enthusiasts just before a couple of days as announced earlier and homebrewers are already claiming that they have hacked their way through anti-piracy measures implemented by Nintendo to jailbreak the gaming console.
IBM has confirmed that the Wii U isn’t powered by a Power 7 CPU but it is powered by a Power-based microprocessor ending months of speculations.
The Nintendo Wii U is reportedly packing a little less processor power compared Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 it has been revealed.
Nintendo has announced the details of availability and pricing of its long awaited gaming console – the Wii U at a press conference in New York.
Nintendo’s next gen gaming console Wii U has been announced in Japan and will be released on December 8 and will carry a price tag of ¥26,250 ($US337).