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Q: What is included with a Wii Factor Membership?
A: With your Wii Factor Membership you receive instant access to millions of files ready to be transferred to your Wii. This includes movies, television shows, video games, music, and Wii software.

Q: Are the downloads full version games and movies?
A: The downloads are the full version games and movies, exactly like the original.

Q: Are there any additional fees after a membership is purchased?
A: There are no additional fees ever after a membership is purchased. Members receive unmetered, and unlimited access to millions of files ready to be downloaded to their Wii.

Q: How long does my membership last?
A: There is a one time fee for lifetime access to the Wii Factor download database. You will never be rebilled or asked to pay for anything addditional to your membership.

Q: What firmware versions are supported?
A: All current firmware versions are supported. Some games require special ediition firmware versions to play. We include everything needed along with full step by step instructions.

Q: How do I download movies/games/music to my Wii?
A: The files are downloaded to your computer then you simply transfer the files straight to your Wii using a USB cable or compatible memory stick reader. We offer all software needed and complete step by step instructions.

Q: Do you offer PSX/PS1 games that can be played on my Wii?
A: Absolutly! We are the only Wii download service to offer this option at the time. Download all of your favorite PS1 games and play them on your Wii.

Q: Can I download imported or foreign games?
A: We offer games from all countries. If you are looking for a Japan import, we will have it.

Q: Do you offer Wii emulators and ROM games for Gameboy, Super Nintendo, ect?
A: With a Wii Factor membership you will receive access to emulators and thousands of Wii compatible ROM games from the following systems:
  • Gameboy / Gameboy Color
  • Neo Geo CD
  • Super Nintendo
  • Sega Genesis
  • Neo Geo Pocket
  • Turbo Grafx 16
  • Nintendo (NES)
  • Sega
  • PC (Windows)

Q: What video format is used on the Wii?
A: We show you how you can play almost any type of video on your Wii this includes the following video formats.
  • AVI
  • MOV
  • MP4
  • OGM
  • MKV
  • NUT
  • ASF
  • WMV

Q: What audio format is used on the Wii?
A: We show you how you can play almost any type of audio on your Wii this includes the following audio formats.
  • MP3
  • M4A
  • WMA
  • OGG
  • WAV

Q: Can the downloads be played on my computer, TV, and iPod?
A: There is no limitation on where you can watch the movies. Watch them on your computer, burn them to a disk and watch them on your TV, watch them on your iPod Video etc..

Q: How fast are the downloads?
A: Our recent speed tests indicate the following data.

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Q: Is Wii Factor Macintosh compatible?
A: Wii Factor is now fully compatible with Macintosh Systems . We include step by step guides and instructions specific to Macintosh users.

Q: Is Wii Factor compatible worldwide?
A: Wii Factor is fully compatible with all versions of the Wii and the downloads will play on all versions of the Wii regardless of region.

Q: What are the minimum hardware and software requirements?

At a minimum, you will need the following items:

Operating Systems Windows® Vista/XP/2000/98/ME Macintosh OS X
Processor (CPU) A Pentium II 300 MMX or equivalent as a minimum
Memory (RAM) At least 64meg memory
Hard Drive (HDD) Hard drive on your computer with at least 4 gb, but preferably 10 gb FREE space in one partition.
USB Cable Wii USB Cable or memory card slot on your PC
Wii Memory At least a 256MB-512MB memory card. 1GB or larger cards are preffered

Q: How can I connect to the internet using my Wii ?
A: The Wii can connect to existing Wi-Fi hot spots. Hot spots are areas with Wi-Fi service and are either accessed for free or for a fee. It is possible to purchase access using a metered system or passes good for a certain time frame, such as day, week or month. There may be metered access or with a pass for, for example, a day, month or year. Access can be for a complete chain of locations or just one hot spot. Hot spots can be in bookstores, cafes or airports. Using the below website you can search for local Wi-Fi hot spots.


Q: Do you offer a trial membership?
A: At this time we do not offer a trial membership. You can however access our blog and download demo games movies and more for free.

Q: Do you offer a money back guarantee?
A: We provide full support and can help with most technical issues. If you have met the minimum requirements but still have trouble because of hardware issues we will offer a refund. A refund request must be made within 60 days of the date of the purchase. By joining Wii Factor you agree with all of our privacy and safety agreements.

Q: Is there any support available if I am having problems?
A: We offer full technical support to members via email, our Wii members forum, and support tickets. We also send out a weekly mailing detailing all of the updates to the Wii scene as new types of downloads are constantly available.

Q: Can I connect my Wii to my PC?
A: The Wii can function as a USB Memory Stick Duo reader. Using this functionality, you can copy pictures, audio, and other content to and from your Memory Stick Duo. To access the Memory Stick Duo in your Wii from your PC, you'll need a USB cable that has a "Mini-B" connector (common for digital cameras) and a "Standard-A" connector (common for printers, etc). Plug the Mini-B side into the top of your Wii and the Standard-A side into your PC. From the Wii software, navigate to the top of the settings list and select "USB Connection." Your PC (Windows/Mac/Linux) should detect a new "Removable Disk Drive" that you can then access.

Q: What is UMD?
A: UMD (Universal Media Disc) is a new, proprietary, high-capacity optical medium enabling game software, full-motion video and other forms of digital entertainment content such as movies and music, to be stored. The newly developed UMD is the next-generation compact storage media and at only 60mm in diameter, can store up to 1.8GB of digital data, making it perfect for a portable entertainment player like the Wii™ system. UMD stores a broad range of digital entertainment content including games, music, movies, and more.

Q: Do I need to use a wireless hotspot or wireless access point to play against people?
A: No, you can also connect up to 16 Wii systems in the vicinity directly through ad-hoc mode for gameplay without any additional hardware. Wii Factor game downloads fully support multi player options.

Q: Where can I buy Wii transfer cables, and Pro Duo memory sticks?
A: We highly recommend Ebay for the best deals.




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