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The One Reason for the Wii Delay

Discussion in 'Nintendo Wii Chat' started by dchao, Apr 29, 2007.

  1. dchao

    dchao WiiChat Member

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    Nintendo is attempting to block Wii modchips in newest console revision.

    Link: http://www.digitimes.com/systems/a20070327PD201.html

    In Taiwan, 80% of the Wii's are sold with modchips. Nintendo is running scared.

    Same thing happened to PSP's, Sony scrapped everything already in the production lines to make a new revision of the motherboard in order prevent the downgrader working.
     
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  3. Half Empty

    Half Empty CHAD SMITH IS KING!

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    Interesting. So they are already sold with the Wii, does that mean they cost more in Taiwan?
     
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    It should work. Try copy and paste the URL into the address bar.
     
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    They can do that with firmware. Modchips are illegal in the US, UK, and canada where i think mostly everyone here is from. Modding ia for noobs. -_- Still thats cool, nintendo and other gaming companies have bin attacking piracy hard latly, which i like. Modders deserve to die. :mad:
     
  6. dchao

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    Street price in Taiwan for a modded Wii is about $300 - $350 with the Wii Key modchip.

    http://www.wiikey.cn/
     
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    Modchips aren't illegal. If you are using them to play illegal games then they are but just having a modchip to play backups isn't illegal in the US.
     
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    I wouldn't say this is the "one" reason, but one of a few, Main reason I know of was it was nearing the end if the Fiscal year for nintendo, that's all
     

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