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Wii U to support non-game apps on its tablet controller?

A new report from The Daily, Nintendo won’t just allow small games and apps as we mentioned last …

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A new report from The Daily, Nintendo won’t just allow small games and apps as we mentioned last week, but they’ll also support non-game apps that take advantage of the Wii U touchscreen controller. The Daily cites an inside source that suggests the Wii U will have a full-blown app store, much like Apple’s iOS app store, where apps range from games, to productivity, to almost everything else. The apps are said to be able to run on the Wii U controller independently, although the source doesn’t say whether the console will have to be turned on or not (we assume it’ll have to be on).

See also: Wii U App store incoming.

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  • Oliver

    And why do we need anything other then games on it?

  • Luis

    If the controller could have apps, the possibilities would be awesome.How about playing a game with the internet browser on the control, or maybe a digital game guide on the controller.

    • Palmsloken3

      That would be AWESOME!

  • zam

    the wii u should have most games on the internet. Just saying.