The lights are on
Nintendo may be ditching its 12-digit Friend Codes in favor of an Xbox Live Gamertag-like system.
MTV Multiplayer talked to Ubisoft producer Adrian Blunt during a demo of Ghost Recon Online, and he said that Wii U wouldn't have friend codes, but would adopt a individual user account system similar to Gamertags. "Rather than using friend codes, which we've had in the past, we're able to connect players in a much easier way, which allows us to have a community that's playing together in the game."
Is this single-handedly one of the best features of the new system? Sarcasm or sad commentary?
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THANK THE GAMING GODS!!!
Awesome, one more reason to get this console. Interesting how they're keeping the online and console details to themselves.
Good. Every time I've ever tried to add friends with a Friend Code I need a slide rule and a remedial math class to get it half-ass functional.
Look! Nintendo is evolving (que music) It's a 2005!
Admittedly it's way easier to remember Darth17 than WB5XJK8901C4.
Cool. Another step in the right direction.
bout dang time. hope its got an easy home menu for easy nav. i didnt like the wii too much, it wasnt hard i just didnt like the set up personally. KEEP THE GOOD NEWS COMING NINTENDO!!!
Thank goodness. I'm still not getting it though.
Nintendo influenced the other companies use motion control before they could influence Nintendo to ditch the friend codes. Can't say I'm too surprised really.
WTF TOOK THEM SO LONG!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!