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Guitar Hero 5: Boot Wii DLC directly from 32GB SDHC

by Steven Williamson on 13 August 2009, 08:49

Tags: Guitar Hero 5, Activision (NASDAQ:ATVI), Wii

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Nintendo and Activision has answered Wii gamers hopes for a solution to the limited amount of storage on Wii by confirming that users will be able to download content for Guitar Hero 5 onto high-capacity SD cards.

Guitar Hero 5 will be the first game on Wii that allows gamers to download content onto an SDHC card with a capacity of up to 32GB and then stream it directly from the card. For Guitar Hero fans this means quicker loading times and faster downloads. Activision say that a 32GB card should be able to hold approximately 800 songs and that gamers will be able to transfer tracks from previous Guitar Hero games onto the card, for a small (undisclosed)l price to cover re-licensing fees.

Vicarious Visions has also confirmed a new Rock Archive SD file management feature will debut in Guitar Hero 5 to make transferring and arranging files simple.

Guitar Hero 5 is due for release on September 1, 2009.


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Should probably make it clear it's for the Wii only in the title…
About time that you can copy your own custom songs in consoles for GH