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SanDisk Memory for Nintendo Wii

Dennis Hissink
CES report
Friday 9th, January 2009
Posted by: Dennis Hissink

SanDisk announced a 2 Gigabyte 2 Rock Band 2 SD gaming card, significantly increasing the storage capacity available to gamers using the Nintendo Wii console. This memory boost enables users to conveniently store additional content without worrying about running out of space. The SanDisk 2GB Rock Band 2 SD gaming card is expected to be available for U.S. retailers this Spring, and carries a manufacturerís suggested retail price of $12.99.

SanDisk 2GB Rock Band 2

Nintendo Wii memory
Rock Band 2 for Wii, developed by Pi Studios under the direction of Harmonix, is fully featured with online modes including World Tour and Battle of the Bands, an innovative character creator, weekly downloadable content and more! With more than 100 songs on the Rock Band 2 Wii soundtrack, Rock Band 2 Wii owners have access to the most impressive music catalogue for a music-based videogame on the console. In addition, fans can expect a future roll-out of new and current downloadable content until the entire back catalogue is available.

SanDisk Rock Band 2 Secure digital memory card
The SanDisk 2GB Rock Band 2 SD gaming card is the storage solution that Wii gamers have been looking for, allowing them to take advantage of Rock Band 2ís memory-intensive features. Since a single song can require up to 24 megabytes (MB)4 of memory, quickly filling up the Wiiís 512MB of onboard storage, the SanDisk Rock Band 2 SD gaming card provides enough storage space for at least 75 downloadable songs and enables gamers to take advantage of Rock Band 2ís extra content.

SanDisk 2GB Rock Band 2

SanDisk Memory for Nintendo Wii game console
Beyond storing bonus Rock Band 2 content, gamers can use the SanDisk 2GB Rock Band 2 SD gaming card in a variety of applications. Photographers can showcase their photos by filling the card with hundreds of images and then posting a slideshow on the Wiiís photography channel. The Nintendo Wiiís Virtual Console allows users to download classic video games from a variety of past console systems, further increasing the amount of storage required by gamers. The 2GB Rock Band 2 SD gaming card has enough capacity to store an entire libraryís worth of hard-fought saved game progress.

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