It would only be for local multiplayer. 1P and online multiplayer wouldn't be impacted at all.
I'm not trying to be a smart ass when I ask: what do you think is so bad about just using the wiimote/nunchuk/CC for local multiplayer?
I mean, wouldn't it even make sense for people to all be looking at the same screen (the TV) unless there is some kind of asymetric gameplay?
Is no one going to address the issue of cost I've raised?*
I've been on overdrive for several days straight now and I'm extraordinarily tired so, if I've said something foolish... I'll correct it later.
Until then, I stand by my long-held 1-tablet opinion.
*Your post showed up as I was submitting. I guess you addressed the cost issue ... by calling me cheap. =P
Bottom line: I think support for 16 tablet controllers could do some cool things. I just don't think those things would be worth the cost to the consumer and the pussy footing that I can say with confidence will be done by developers. Again, unless they all come in the box from the start .... which they won't.
Does no one remember how few games supported motion plus or the balance board? It wasn't because WM+ was inferior to the wiimote, it's because developers didn't want to risk limiting their market!
... now I need sleep. I'm supposed to walk across a stage and get something put around my neck in a few hours..... (note: I'm not being executed
..... unless only wanting 1 tablet is a capital offense... hmmm)..... Zzzzzzzz