Wii Street U powered by Google
Pick up your Wii U GamePad and head out on a fascinating tour of the world with Wii Street U powered by Google. Take a trip down the road or hike the Grand Canyon, all without leaving your living room. Wii Street U powered by Google is available to download from Nintendo eShop for a limited time*.
Add Wii Balance Board support with a software update!
Perform a free software update and start using your Wii Balance Board to walk around places all over the world. Walk on the spot to move forward, and shift your weight to change direction and explore the scene around you. As you take steps on the balance board, the screen will move up and down as though you're walking in real life, to help immerse you in the scene more than ever.
Use the Wii U console’s unique controller, the Wii U GamePad, to give you a fresh perspective on the world. Simply type in a location and you'll be transported there – virtually, of course – with an overhead map on the TV giving everyone in the room a fascinating bird’s-eye view of the world. Then switch to Street View and use the Wii U GamePad’s 6.2-inch screen and intuitive motion controls to look around and explore the world.
If you can’t think of anywhere you’d like to visit, why not take a tour and check out some Recommended Tour Spots? These spectacular scenes from all over the world are just a few seconds away. You can even talk about your favourite spots with other users on Miiverse, and check out their suggestions too.
With a software update that’s available now your Wii Street U experience becomes even easier to use, and has more great features than before. The update adds Miiverse functionality, allowing you to write about your favourite spots on Miiverse, and post or view screenshots, from within Wii Street U powered by Google itself**. Create bookmarks for places that you’ll want to come back to at the touch of a button, add Miiverse-supported tags to your bookmarks, see a location’s elevation, and even check which way is north using the on-screen compass! It’s even easier to explore on the ground because the handy Street View Guide (the line that shows all the paths you can follow) will turn a darker shade when you’ve already been somewhere. To help you keep track of all these new features, handy hints will display as your application loads to help you get to grips with the new stuff.
- Move the Wii U GamePad intuitively to explore the world in Street View
- Go sightseeing from the comfort of your sofa with a tour of unmissable landmarks
- Tell the world about your favourite places with Miiverse
* The application is currently planned to be available for download and use until 31st March 2016. Please note: a broadband Internet connection and Nintendo Network ID are required to use this software.
** Screenshots from this software that are attached to Miiverse posts can only be viewed within Wii Street U powered by Google.
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