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I know that Wii-U will work with the original Wii games and hardware.

When I play original Wii games on the Wii-U will the game graphics up convert to 720p/1080p? Or will the system play them in standard definition 480p?

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The system isn't even out yet. This is speculation. –  Frank Sep 19 '12 at 15:15
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This meta post should address your points: meta.gaming.stackexchange.com/questions/3436/…. Essentially, without being the creator of the device, we can't give a definitive answer. Questions about upcoming releases (games or gaming devices) are off-topic. –  Frank Sep 19 '12 at 15:45
    
Now that the system is out, how is this a closed question? –  Jeff Nov 22 '12 at 13:54
    
I've voted re-open –  Frantumn Nov 22 '12 at 15:20
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Nintendo made official statements about this last year in interviews that no, Wii U will not upscale Wii games. Those interviews date back to the console's original reveal, but as far as I know, Nintendo's stance on that issue hasn't changed since.

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Not that upscaling on the console would've changed anything, the TV does that anyway. To make a difference the video would have to be rendered in a higher internal resolution. –  kotekzot Nov 22 '12 at 19:12
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