In a interview with Kotaku regarding the new Wii U console, one of Nintendo’s chief game designers, Katsuya Eguchi confirmed that the console will use a new proprietary disc format that will hold up to 25GB of data. Nintendo in a good place to run games that fill up a single-layer 25GB Blu-Ray disc, the format used by current console king of large game discs, the PlayStation 3.
initial reports before E3 happened did point towards Nintendo rolling out games that will be capable of filling up a single layer, 25GB Blu-ray disc without any problems.
Eguchi has also declined to comment whether the new system will have 8GB of internal flash memory, and we do wonder just which flash memory manufacturer will be supplying Nintendo with their upcoming hardware requirements. Whispers also abound that the new console is capable of supporting external USB drives just in case you need additional storage space.
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