The lights are on
At a recent shareholders meeting in Japan, Nintendo president Satoru Iwata said the company has examined the possibility of an Xbox Live-style for-pay online service, but doesn't think it's the right course.
According to Andriasang, a shareholder asked about the possibility that Nintendo would charge for membership to the Wii U "Miiverse." Iwata said that the company is thinking about a service that would allow both the Wii U and other devices to connect to the consoles' online network, but feels that a subscription fee would impede the potential growth of the platform.
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Who didn't see this coming?
I would be so happy with an online network service that connects the Wii U and 3DS!!! They should certainly not charge either, I'll spend more money that way ;)
While it's was pretty obvious that this was going to happen, I'm still glad none-the-less! Smart move Nintendo, smart move! Now onto the topic of those supposed hour long message filters...
Now, time for phase two of our plan for world domination...