Nintendo Redesigning Miiverse, Find Out About New Features And What's Changing Here

Details on new screenshot features, journals, and posting restrictions have been released.

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Nintendo has announced it is redesigning the Miiverse to "make communicating about the games you're playing more enjoyable than ever."

The redesign is scheduled for summer 2015, and will include a number of new features including a screenshot album, a play journal, and a general visual refresh.

A breakdown of all the changes and new features can be found below.

Your Screenshot Album

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Saving your screenshots in this album will be so easy, you'll build up a collection of memories from the games you love in no time.

  • You can save up to 100 screenshots in this album.
  • This album is your own private space. It won't be visible to other users.

Your Play Journal

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Keep a record of your own unique gaming experiences by writing journal entries about games as you play them! Creating a Play Journal entry will be as simple as opening Miiverse during gameplay.

  • Each Play Journal entry will include a screenshot that shows what was happening in the game when it was written. Only software titles that don't support the taking of screenshots will be exempt from this rule.

A New Look for Communities

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In the main community for each game, posts will be categorized to make browsing them easier and more fun.

  • Play Journal Entries: Here you'll find everyone's Play Journal entries for the game. Try to find people who are at the same part of the game as you are or who are playing the game in interesting ways!
  • Drawings: In this section, you'll be able to see all the artwork other users have created about the game, in order of popularity. This should make it even easier to find great artists to follow. You won't be able to post handwritten posts to the Play Journal Entries or Discussions sections.
  • Discussions: If you want to ask questions or start conversations about the game, this'll be the perfect place for you to be. Remember, tags on posts make it easy to find other people who want to talk about the same stuff you do.

Other Changes

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Other changes noted by Nintendo include the removal of posting to your activity feed, as the Play Journal feature is means to be a replacement for this. Additionally, Nintendo plans to loosen its restrictions on posting in quick succession, allowing users to post a total of 30 posts or comments per day. In-game posts are not included in this total.

Nintendo has made efforts to improve the Miiverse's functionality and accessibility since launch. Unlike when it debuted on the Wii U, the pseudo-social network for Nintendo fans can now be accessed through mobile devices and browsers.

The platform holder also unified the 3DS eShop with the Wii U's Nintendo Network ID, meaning that users can now have one login across both platforms. Doing this also meant users could combine their Wii U and 3DS eShop balances and wish lists.

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Hopefully they'll keep the old posts. The Miiverse is an absolute GOLDMINE of weird posts.

My favorite post: "Ppl say the Wiiu is doing bad but ther r only 7 million ppl and 6 million Wiius so almost every1 has a Wiiu."

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No mention on whether it will be ok to draw penisis?

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And still no video chat or party chat

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@ignisnobueno: There is video chat and who needs party chat... **** off

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@amk11: he just asked " who needs party chat " wow. Lol just wow...... you sir are a Nintendouch lol. so what are you doing when you want a group of your friends to play ? do you call each other on the phone on a three way call and talk about how much cooler it is to use a cell phone and nt an actual in game chat room?

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@ignisnobueno: And you are a self centered greedy false gamer. Your point? We use teamspeak. Ever heard of it? Skype is another option. If you are that INEPT to find other options then you fail as a gamer. Good bye and good riddens to your lazy kind

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@ignisnobueno: What about sending private messages from your friends list? It's the most basic of features and they make even that difficult!!!

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@easy_target77: Yes, going to Miiverse is difficult

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@amk11: Difficult? Hardly. Impractical? Yes. And notifications only pop on the controller. Who plays looking at the controller all the time?

Xbox and Playstation have done that for ages and the WiiU can't even try to do that.

I love my Nintendo games, but the online is still in the stone age.

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@amk11: fucking bitter troll you are hahah

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@ignisnobueno: Im bitter? You took the time out to reply to me. You are bitter mr butthurt. I'm stating a fact, you lazy buffoon

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@amk11: yes you're bitter I didn't stutter I typed it not said it, and you're the one prepared with insults to your fellow human just because he's stating a fact. Such a sad thing that you have to use a third-party app in order to talk to your friends

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@easy_target77: Seriously the only people who could really appreciate this are people who've never owned another console aside from nintendo . I own the Wii u. My id is procka. In cases people think I'm just talking trash. It's a terrible communication system and that's just a fact

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They should do away with the admin system.

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@Grim_DIcer: I'm mixed on the Admins. They can be very strict, but they're very fast on handling users that are truly out of hand. They make Miiverse a very nice community for the most part.

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@mjc0961: I havent had that issue, stop posting spoilers

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...But your account is still tied to systems...

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O yeahhhh, give it to me baby.

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Miiverse was the one thing they got right from the start. I saw it as the Twitter of Nintendo gaming. I think that this change isn't good for miiverse.

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@bunchanumbers: yeah that's so cool and outdated give me a break bro

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But I like the Miiverse. . . . .

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@updown123: That place is a madhouse. Google "bad miiverse posts" and I guarantee that, within five seconds, you will agree with me.

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@updown123: Same. Way better than what both x1/ps4 has to offer.

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@gameroutlawzz: give me a break dude. No party chat no video chat, no voice messaging. No multiple apps allowed. Hell no video clips or video sharing. Your Nintendo friends are blind as shit

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@ignisnobueno: Video chat is on the Wii U (first 8th gen console to offer that). Party chat isnt needed, voice messaging is DEFINITELY NOT NEEDED, The Wii U can multitask (first 8th gen console to do so), Why do you need video clip and sharing? The Wii U doesnt record gameplay on the fly you retard.

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@amk11: Sending messages directly from your friends list is as basic as it gets these days, yet the wii u lacks that very feature. Sad, really.

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@ignisnobueno: "blind as shit" - that's the attitude! Glad you are't on Miive

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They should fix the management by administrators and such. Boy, it blows if you get banned or reported just by posting anything - from people having fun reporting others. Seems like nobody does check reports and complaints. It's also very inconsistent if I look at a lot of the postings. Take Woolly World for example. I have seen so many postings of pooping or mating Yoshis, even yarn genitals... Yeah, using all 500+ stamps is fun, but I fail to see any fun or joke by making THIS stuff with `em.

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