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Can UKers buy points in dollars?

Discussion in 'Virtual Console, WiiWare and DSIWare' started by Dev/Null, Nov 26, 2006.

  1. Dev/Null

    Dev/Null WiiChat Member

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    2000 Wii points cost 20USD and in the UK they cost £15. It would be cheaper for me to buy the points in dollars, can I do this and still download the games in the UK? I'm guessing I can't buy them in dollars through the channel but if I get my aunt in the US to buy them in physical form and give me the code will it work?
     
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  2. Squall7

    Squall7 A li'l bit different

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    Not sure, but wouldn't the cost of sending it over kinda negate the saving you'd make? Unless you buy in bulk...

    ...Or if your Aunt comes back personally...
     
  3. i0n

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    Have any US point codes popped up on ebay.co.uk yet?

    Might be worth having a look.
     
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    o_O £15? that's almost $30, that sucks. I might have to look on ebay or something as well.
     
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    Doesnt the wii points work of some kind of code that you put into the wii? i.e- manually? Hence couldnt his aunt open it, email him the code and then he put that code into his wii?
     
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    There aren't any on ebay at the moment and I guess someone else will try it after launch so I'll find out then but if they do work I will bulk buy wii points on my annual trip to the US.

    Or if it is done by code I'll get my aunt to buy them whenever I need a top up.
     
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    A lil off topic, but sorta is, I know with games you can't use UK games on an American Console, vise versa etc... but what about controllers? If I wanted to could I get a Wiimote from America and use it for my UK Wii? Just wondering :)
     
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    It will work fine :)
     

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