DVD playback on Wii?

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Wii game console currently doesn’t allow DVD playback (for licensing reasons, of course…), but it seems that this limitation will be overcome soon.In fact, according to a news published at…

Read the full article here:  [http://www.cdfreaks.com/news/13621-DVD-playback-on-Wii.html](http://www.cdfreaks.com/news/13621-DVD-playback-on-Wii.html)

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I bet all of this costs more than many DVD players.

$35 for cyclowiz chip :slight_smile:

The wii doesn’t even have digital audio… everyone has a dvd player by now… or an xbox, or a 360 or a ps2 or ps3… do we really need the wii to play our dvds? :slight_smile:

^More functions are always better than less. As for your question of “Do we really need the Wii to play our DVDs?” the answer is yes. Some people have limited space and less components is a good thing. Even if it won’t be the best DVD player, it’s good enough for the average dorm.