Wii U Won’t Be Supporting Wii Games On GamePad

The Wii U GamePad won’t be supporting Wii games Nintendo has revealed.

For a while now, rumours have circulated that the Wii U GamePad will support Wii games from WiiWare and transferred from Virtual Console. Instead, these games will have to be played on a Television through the “Wii Mode” setting. According to Nintendo, the mode will enable the Wii U to play like the Wii thus disabling GamePad functionality.

However, Satoru Iwata has revealed plans to include a Virtual Console for the Wii U that’ll feature GamePad support.

For more on the Wii U, see why Ubisoft’s CEO doesn’t like the price and see why the Wii U isn’t going to be a profitable system at launch.

Source: IGN.

George Sinclair is an editor for Analog Addiction, the home of the latest news, reviews and previews. You can find George on Twitter and his blog on IGN. Be sure to follow the OFFICIAL Analog Addiction Twitter as well! 


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