- Broadband Internet Connection
- Nintendo Wii Console
- Nintendo Wii Controller
- Wii LAN Adapter
Connecting to Wii Online
To use a wired internet connection, you will need the Wii LAN Adapter (sold separately). Use it to connect your Wii to your home router.
Step 1: On the Wii Channel home page, select the Wii icon in the bottom left hand corner
Step 2: On the following screen press Wii Settings
Step 3: Click the arrow on the right hand side to go to the next screen, then press Internet
Step 4: Click connection settings. Click Connection 1 to create a new connection. You are asked whether your internet connection is wired or wireless
Wireless or Wired Connection
Step 1: Select search for access point. Click Ok to view the found access points. Choose the access point you recognize
Step 2: The following screen will ask you Perform a Wii System Update Now? Select Yes
Step 1: Click Ok to test new connection. Click Yes to update software
Purchasing Wii Points
In the Wii Shop Channel you use Wii Points to purchase additional features and items. Purchased Wii Points are added to your Wii Shop account. In order to purchase additional songs for Rock Band 3 you will need to purchase Wii Points from the Wii Shop Channel.
Step 1: Ensure that your Nintendo Wii is connected to the internet
Step 2: Select the Wii Shop Channel on the main menu of your Nintendo Wii. Click on Start
Step 3: On the Welcome to Wii Shop Channel screen, select tart Shopping
Step 4: Click on the Add Wii Points option located in the middle of your screen
Step 5: Select Buy Wii Points with a Credit Card or Redeem Nintendo Points Card
Step 6: Select the amount of Wii Points that you want to purchase. You can choose 1000, 2000, 3000 or 5000 Wii Points. Click on the amount that you are ready to purchase and select your method of payment
Step 7: Once the purchase is processed, a confirmation screen will appear indicating that Wii Points were added to your Wii Shop account
Now you’re all set to download new songs for Rock Band 3 from the In-Game Music Store.
Downloading New Albums and Songs Through In-Game Music Store
Before entering the In-Game Music Store please ensure that your Nintendo Wii is connected to the internet and you have purchased enough Wii Points to purchase additional songs.
Step 1: Insert Rock Band 3 into your Nintendo Wii and power on your console
Step 2: On the Main Menu screen, select GET MORE SONGS
Step 3: Select ROCK BAND MUSIC STORE
Step 4: Sort through the Rock Band Music Library and select the albums and/or songs you would like to play and select PURCHASE
Step 5:On the next screen that pops up, select YES
If you need additional help with connecting your console to the internet, adding points, or purchasing DLC, contact your console manufacturer.