File this under rumor for right now but a poster over at NeoGAF has found what might be a slight (not really) oversight by Nintendo. He purchased a pre-owned [amazon_link id=”B009AGXH64″ target=”_blank” container=”” container_class=”” ]Wii U[/amazon_link] from a local retailer and found a pleasant surprise. He was able to re-download all of the digital games that the previous user had purchased digitally on the Nintendo e-Shop.
The oversight is that Nintendo Network ID’s are connected to their specific Wii U console and even after the previous user had deleted his account information, the NeoGAF user, DSN2K, was still able to download the games after he created a new account on the system. So the games seem to be linked to the system, not just to the Nintendo Network ID. So if you are out looking for a [amazon_link id=”B0050SVHZO” target=”_blank” container=”” container_class=”” ]Wii U[/amazon_link] you might want to try getting a pre-owned system and you may end up getting some free games in the process.