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Discussion in 'Nintendo Wii Hardware' started by grim_reaper123, Apr 10, 2007.

  1. grim_reaper123

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    why doesnt the wii have dvd capability???? i mean, why wouldnt nintendo make a dvd chanal that alows you to whatch dvd, doent nintendo know everyone likes to whach dvds, what is your sudjestion on this?:confused:
     
  2. Retman

    Retman Wii Player

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    because everyone has a DVD player these days (dvd players, computers) and it was to keep the price lower.
     
  3. +Maniacal=Maniac+

    +Maniacal=Maniac+ Am I Losing Friends?

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    ^Retman's Right!^

    :yesnod:
     
  4. Byuakuya

    Byuakuya Bleach & Heroes fan.

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    there are two thing to consider:
    1. nearly everyone owns at least 1 dvd player in thier house
    2. it is a hardware issue which cannot be solved by a download.
     
  5. Wii_Smurf

    Wii_Smurf No.1 Smurf

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    There are always 2 things to consider with you lol

    1. I DON'T have a DVD Player, I use my PC and It'd be nice to watch them upstairs on my Wii

    2. Actually the Games are DVD's just played the oposite way. A Software update could work. They've already officially stated that the new DVD Wii's is Sortware related slightly.

    Maybe 2 wouldn't work but It'd be nice and when I get some money [Job etc] I will buy a DVD player anyways lol
     
  6. Big Yoda

    Big Yoda YAAAAARGH!!!!

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    Why dousnt the Wii...

    Make milk shakes?
     
  7. Byuakuya

    Byuakuya Bleach & Heroes fan.

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    dang didn't consider that. sorry man i wasn't meant to come off as being mean.
     
  8. Wii_Smurf

    Wii_Smurf No.1 Smurf

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    Nah you weren't lol

    Just I saw like 3 posts of yours with 2 things to consider lol. It was a joke, Why not 4 or 5 :D
     
  9. Byuakuya

    Byuakuya Bleach & Heroes fan.

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    yea to be honest with you, i can't seem to think about any more than 2 to write lol.
     
  10. surfinrach90

    surfinrach90 I GOT A JAR OF DIRT.

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    Nintendo said from the start that the wii was going to be purely a gaming console. Nothing more, nothing less.
     
  11. Byuakuya

    Byuakuya Bleach & Heroes fan.

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    thats another thing to consider. :lol:
     
  12. Stranger

    Stranger WiiChat Member

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    ^^^ yes, but the bigN also said it was too be a very easily accessible console that was helpful, media friendly to new gamers, so a DVD feature would be help and be a form of media for non-gamers, so DVD was def. considered
     
  13. gh05t

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    the wii's coming out later on are supposed to have dvd capability( and they will probably be the ones in diffrent colors) but they couldnt do that in the begining thats what sucks....
     
  14. My god the Wii owns...

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    No, you're wrong, he was right. A software update won't help.
    If you don't have a DVD player, stop being cheap and buy one for $25. Or go buy "Cooking Mama" for double the price...-_-
     
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    A DVD player would:

    1. Raise the price
    2. Be less original
    3. A wasted add-on

    Just my opinion, with no DVD player, the Wii is unique and original since bothe the X-Box 360 and PS3 have built in DVD players.
     
  16. drroett

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    False?

    I thought they said it was going to be a family media device. Allowing you to check the news, weather, and some other things you may want to do daily. Not that I used my Wii to check news or weather daily but I swear Nintendo was advertising it as MORE than just a video game system to hook a lot of parents.
     
  17. Nfanboy

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    Stop complaing about Wii not having a DVD player!

    Just go pick one up for $50!
     
  18. cannon

    cannon Nintendo FanBoy

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    This has been done to death. If the Wii doesnt play dvds then deal with it. The wii doesnt make toast either does it. Same concept.
     
  19. M!!

    M!! WiiChat Member

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    look right back down the ninty line there is no dvd playback (i dont think anyway) nintendo are pretty much the only console that is DEDICATED to the gaming side of things. wii is still sold out in many places too.
     
  20. Clish

    Clish PM me if you add my wii

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    actually.. don';t one of th mod chips enable DVD playback?
     

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