Apparently some folks at GoNintendo ferretted out some non-publicly linked webpages about the Wii. It looks like it will be using Nintendo’s wifi service, which will remain free, but will use those annoying friend codes. I can’t imagine doing different friend codes for like 15+ games. Yuck.
[url=http://www.joystiq.com/2006/07/18/official-hidden-wii-pages-revealed/]Official hidden Wii pages revealed[/url] (Kotaku)