Nintendo confirms NFC in Wii U

Nintendo has confirmed that the Wii U Game Pad, first unveiled at an investors meeting in Tokyo in January, will be equipped with NFC functionality.

Nintendo's Wii U has NFC - and a new NFC logo

“You can place cards or figures on this and relevant data will be read or written into your experience,” says Satoru Iwata, president of Nintendo, pointing to the NFC indicator on the new Game Pad during a pre-E3 presentation.

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