Opera for Wii is free again
By Espen André ØverdahlEspenAO. Wednesday, September 2, 2009 8:55:13 AM
Once upon a time, the Wii Internet Channel was free. Yup, you could download it without paying for it. It seemed the fair thing to do. But then, corporate greed kicked in and Nintendo began charging five US dollars for the Opera-powered Wii browser. That has been the story so far...until now, that is. Nintendo is backing up and is offering the Internet Channel for free, again.
And to compensate to those who were late to the party and actually paid the five bucks for the download, they will show their apologies by offering a free,
yet-unnanounced, yet-unreleased NES game. Such game will be available as of October, and although the release says it will be a sort of compensation for those who paid for the channel, it is unclear if the VC download will be available to those who also downloaded the channel for free.
UPDATE: The NES game will be one of your choice. Also, the Internet Channel for current owners has been updated, now boasting Flash Lite 3.1 (your Wii should have started to give that familiar blue glow by now).