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Wii U won’t play DVD/Blu-ray movies

Posted by on Jun 15, 2011 in NEWS, Nintendo, Wii | 0 comments

From Shack News:

Though it seems to be a match for the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 in most ways, the Wii U won’t have the capability of playing DVD or Blu-ray movies. Nintendo president Satoru Iwata revealed the news in a recentĀ investor Q&A, saying that people already own devices for that purpose and “it didn’t warrant the cost involved to build that functionality into the Wii U console because of the patents related to those technologies.”

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