Wii now runs games straight from SD cards

Wednesday, 25 March 2009 16:48 GMT By Nathan Grayson


Hard drive? No, but it’s still a storage solution, and it’ll have to do.

According to a report by Eurogamer, Nintendo recently updated the Wii system software to run games from all channels — Virtual Console, WiiWare, you name it — straight from an SD card.

Save games, however, must still be stored in the Wii’s system memory. Bummer. But not really.

Get the full liveblog of Iwata’s keynote here.