Thursday, March 22, 2007

Wi-Fi in gaming

Some gaming consoles and handhelds make use of Wi-Fi technology to enhance the gaming experience:
The Nintendo DS handheld is Wi-Fi compatible. The majority of its Wi-Fi compatible games use only WEP encryption.
The PlayStation Portable is Wi-Fi compatible, and uses this for local multiplayer as well as connecting to wireless networks for online gameplay.
The Xbox 360 can be made Wi-Fi compatible if the user purchases a separate wireless adapter.
The PlayStation 3 Premium model features built-in Wi-Fi, while the Basic model can be upgraded with a separate wireless adapter.
The Wii is Wi-Fi compatible.

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