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Nintendo - Files Patent For Online Invitation System

Discussion in 'Nintendo Wii Online' started by tomqman, Jun 3, 2007.

  1. tomqman

    tomqman The Evil Of Nintendo

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    Word has got out of a new patent (Patent No. 20070123353) Nintendo has filed which will allow users to send online game invitations to friends that they can see logged into the server. Take for example, you're playing Mario Strikers and your buddy is playing Pokémon Battle Revolution, you could according to this patent invite your mate to play Mario Strikers with you.




    The patent has recently been published but was filed last year, is this an indication of where Nintendo's taking the Wii and the future of its online games?

    news via: codenamerevolution.com
     
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    wow nice find, sounds awesome! repped
     
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    tomqman The Evil Of Nintendo

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    lol quick reply thanks for rep. i hope this becomes in full use on all online games and also a chat room for all your friends to see when their online what online games they got and im or voip
     
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    yeah i agree itll be awesome if it becomes fully active, will save the hassle of emailing or whatever your friends to organise a time and what game your gonna play
     
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    Can't you already do this on Xbox Live?
     
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    tomqman The Evil Of Nintendo

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    give nintendo a chance they getting there slowy but when they do it will be worth it and it will be great
     
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    Yes, but how can they patent something that Microsoft is already doing?
     
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    tomqman The Evil Of Nintendo

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    im pretty sure that there was computer software that can do this which was out before xbox so microsoft cant really do anything about it
     
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    But if all of these things already have similar systems Nintendo shouldn't be able to patent it.
     
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    zachp18 me two game systems below

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    if this is true the wii online experience will be even greater!
     
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    Ya, because it can't really get much worse than it is right now.
     
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    zachp18 me two game systems below

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    lol, it's not THAT bad. it just needs a better shop channel. and i could list a ton of other things.... ok it is pretty bad.
     
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    tomqman The Evil Of Nintendo

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    so i notice u live in Utah so hows online games on the wii i bet you havnt even played one if you live in america. so how do u know what its like to play online on the wii
     
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    zachp18 me two game systems below

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    i think paintballer is referring to the shop channel, friend codes etc.
     
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    Ya, thats one of the biggest problems that you just pointed out. There isn't any games that use it.
     
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    zachp18 me two game systems below

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    yeah, untill pokemon! but it IS pokemon.....snore.
     
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    tomqman The Evil Of Nintendo

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    ok if theres so much wrong with the wii and its online . since i can tell u cleary cant wait to give the wii a chance why do u own a wii
     
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    I do give it a chance, its just not doing too good so far. This may change in the future, but it is very disappointing as of now. I'm just not a fanboy like most members here that refuse to acknowledge the Wii's many flaws. I will have all three consoles very soon anyway.
     
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    Trulen Isn't here as much

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    Maybe by the time Batallion Wars (if it comes out before Brawl) they'll have the online deal down packed. Or at least hopefully 75% as good as Xbox Live. I'd be happy with that.

    But they can't mess up Brawl's online... They just... Can't... It's what I've been waiting for since December... Don't do it to us Nintendo!
     
  20. cyberzomby

    cyberzomby OH NOES! A PICTURE

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    Would be great :D

    Not that I have any friends that will play as much online as me ;) So I would just have to settle on adding you guys ;)
     

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