Nintendo provides NFC payment option on Wii U in Japan

Thursday 24 July 2014 00:59 CET | News

Nintendo has unveiled that it has enabled the use of NFC payment cards for purchases on Wii U in Japan.

The cards, which are used in Japan as a means to scan for train fare or purchasing items at convenience stores, can be used by touching them against the NFC reader on the Wii U GamePad. Usable cards include Suica, Pasmo, Kitaca, Manaca, Toica, Icoca, Hayakaken, Nimoca and Sugoca.

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Keywords: Nintendo, NFC, reader, payment, Wii U, Japan
Categories: Payments & Commerce
Countries: World
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Payments & Commerce