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Nintendo reacts to Wii issues

Will be sorted by Euro launch.

Nintendo of America has moved quickly to sort out problems experienced by a handful of Wii owners whose consoles were "bricked" by a WiiConnect24 downloadable update.

The patch, of sorts, appears to have crippled a small number of consoles, and Nintendo's admitted that these will need to be replaced.

According to a report on IGN, the company has offered to replace consoles within 3-4 business days, although it will take slightly longer (4-10 days) to process consoles where customers want to retrieve stored data (for example, downloaded Virtual Console games).

Nintendo UK said that it expected the teething problems that have led to the problem to be resolved in time for the console's launch here on 8th December.