Wi-Fi in Gaming

Some gaming consoles and handhelds make use of Wi-Fi technology to enhance the gaming experience:

* Satoru Iwata, the President of Nintendo announced that Wii will be Wi-Fi compatible, also saying that titles like Super Smash Brothers Brawl for the Wii will be playable.
* The Nintendo DS handheld is Wi-Fi compatible, although it does not support WPA encryption, only the weaker WEP. It connects to the Nintendo Wi-Fi Gaming Hub, although other Wi-Fi functionality is planned including a port of the Opera web browser.
* The Nintendo DS features many current and upcoming games that support the Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection service such as Mario Kart DS, Metroid Prime: Hunters and Animal Crossing: Wild World.

* The Sony PSP includes WLAN to connect to Wi-Fi hotspots or make wireless connections.
* The Xbox 360 features 1 Wi-Fi accessory: A wireless network adapter.
* The PlayStation 3 premium model ($600) features built-in Wi-Fi.
* The Nintendo DS handheld is Wi-Fi compatible, although it does not support WPA encryption, only the weaker WEP. It connects to the Nintendo Wi-Fi Gaming Hub, although other Wi-Fi functionality is planned including a port of the Opera web browser.
* The Sony PSP includes WLAN to connect to Wi-Fi hotspots or make wireless connections.

WiFi in Gaming

WiFi in Gaming

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