Free WiFi With Nintendo DS 'Net LaunchPatrick Klepek
Nintendo and Wayport have announced a partnership to bring the Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection into almost 6,000 McDonalds nationwide free of charge for the November 14th launch of the company's Nintendo DS Internet gaming service.
The deal marks the first we've heard of Nintendo's previous plans for establishing free hot spots.
If there ever was a fast food chain that made sense for Nintendo to partner up with, McDonalds is it. "Beginning with free access at participating McDonald's, we have removed one of the major barriers that have kept people from going online to play games," says Reggie Fils-Aime, Nintendo of America's exec. VP of sales and marketing.
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