Other than the exciting Pikmin 3 announcement Nintendoâ€™s E3 2008 Developer Roundtable presented more info on Animal Crossing, Wii Music, and Wii Sports Resort. Thankfully more details concerning City Folkâ€™s online abilities were given including support for Animal Crossing Wild World! Hit the jump for a list of AC details.
-Holidays such as Halloween, Easter, and others have returned.
-Wiiconnect24 is used extensively including the ability to receive new items (cloths, patterns, furniture, etcâ€¦) through WFC.
-These downloadable items are not prebuilt into the game disk. DLC is all fresh, and new.
-The new city portion of AC consists of a salon, auction house, fashion designer, happy room academy, and a comedy theater. A bus transports you between town and city.
-WiiSpeak confirmed once again.
-New ways to design your cloths. You can now design the front, back, and sleeves of shirts. The player can then take a snap shot of the clothing and send it to a SD card, Wii message board to send to friends. Also reveals that you can send these images to cell phones, and computersâ€¦details unknown.
-Group disconnection from the DS version confirmed. (Aka: When one person drops from a wifi session, everyone is dumped.)
-Wild World support! You can transfer your character and items from the DS version to City Folk. Also if you donâ€™t have Wifi at your house you can transfer your City Folk data to your DS, and dump it to your friends Wii at another location.
-No NES games included like the GC version (Duh), and Wii weather channel not supported, because it would limit the players seasonal experience.