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    Nintendo's been using Win 98 Servers

    I thought this was mildly amusing if true, and yes 98 not NT

    Quote Originally Posted by nintendoeverything.com
    NEX is about twenty years old, though Nintendo itself has been using it for about ten years. The tech, which was created by Quazal, was called Rendez-Vous. Ubisoft bought them out in 2010, and Nintendo then licensed it and renamed it “NEX” soon after...
    https://nintendoeverything.com/ninte...o-decades-old/

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    Re: Nintendo's been using Win 98 Servers

    From the sounds of it, it checks for Windows 98, but it doesn't specifically mean it was running on it.

    I'd imagine it's like a lot of programmes made over the years, where the original code ran on earlier versions and was kept in for backwards compatibility, just like how plenty of very rarely used functions still remain in Windows for the extremely low amount that may need them.

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    Re: Nintendo's been using Win 98 Servers

    Guess that means in theory these games could run on a PC?

    Nevermind, guess this is just for the multiplayer component of their games... reading the article, and a couple of other articles I saw on the subject.
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    Re: Nintendo's been using Win 98 Servers

    Quote Originally Posted by Scryder View Post
    Guess that means in theory these games could run on a PC?

    Nevermind, guess this is just for the multiplayer component of their games... reading the article, and a couple of other articles I saw on the subject.
    Yeah there is definitely a lot of mixed articles out there, probably a fair bit of Chinese whispers going on

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    Re: Nintendo's been using Win 98 Servers

    I'm guessing it's extremely virtualised at this point. Bunch of instances running on VMware racks.

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