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Some of Pikmin 2's in-game text got updated, corrected, or otherwise changed for the Wii version, New Play Control! Pikmin 2. The following is a list of differences between the original GameCube release and the Wii release.

Besides the following, some minor differences also exist in the form of text control codes, controller icon corrections, and console-specific saved game management terms.

US script and European script[edit]

Description GameCube Wii
Analysis suggests subterranean areas may support different life-forms than the surface. Analysis suggests danger lies ahead, but the promise of treasure is tantalizing.
do. Excellent! Then approach the do. Excellent! Don't worry, all your Pikmin will follow you. Approach the
You are failing in your duty as a superior! Allow me to explain... You are failing in your duty as a superior! Allow me to explain.
Use From Pikmin Fanon. to issue orders and objectives to the group. From Pikmin Fanon. is useful for swarming Pikmin around treasure and enemies, or making them march in a line! Point at the screen and press Down on From Pikmin Fanon. to issue orders. Press Down on From Pikmin Fanon. to swarm Pikmin on treasure and enemies or make them march in a line!
press Down on From Pikmin Fanon. to spray this extract on your entire group. press From Pikmin Fanon. to spray this extract on your entire group. Have you tried it yet?
press Up on From Pikmin Fanon. to spray. press From Pikmin Fanon. to spray. Have you tried it yet?
You must help them, quickly! Press From Pikmin Fanon. to call them with your whistle, Captain Olimar! You must help them! Point at the screen and press From Pikmin Fanon. to call them with your whistle!
After grabbing a Pikmin by holding From Pikmin Fanon., you can press Left or Right on From Pikmin Fanon. to swap it for another color. First, press and hold From Pikmin Fanon. to pick up a Pikmin. Then, while you hold From Pikmin Fanon., press From Pikmin Fanon. to swap between different colored Pikmin.
Be sure to hold From Pikmin Fanon. occasionally for a close-up view of the action. Press Left or Right on From Pikmin Fanon. for a close-up view of the action.
species in within the dweevil species within the dweevil
Grand Total: Debt Payoff:
Treasures: All Treasures:

US script only[edit]

Description GameCube Wii
Rocket Punch in my junk hold! Rocket Fist in my junk hold!
Press START/PAUSE to contact me and access the Explorer Kit on the radar screen with From Pikmin Fanon.. Press From Pikmin Fanon. to contact me and go to the Exploration Kit on the radar screen by pressing Left on From Pikmin Fanon..
Press START/PAUSE to contact me and confirm your berry count. Look at (...) on the radar screen. Press From Pikmin Fanon. to contact me, and confirm your berry county by pressing Left on From Pikmin Fanon..
...I suppose young people like ... I suppose young people like
debt, but I find myself returning debts, but I find myself returning
of the ship's onboard snacks. of the ship's on-board snacks.
Press From Pikmin Fanon. to pick up and hold Hold From Pikmin Fanon. to pick up and hold
trust. But I refuse to believe trust. But, I refuse to believe
out. The purpose of this piece of art is to help us all envision our final moment of flaming glory. out.The purpose of this piece of art is to help us all envision our final moment of flaming glory.
playing tricks on me. But playing tricks on me. But,
Whoa... Suddenly, this all Woah... Suddenly, this all
once used by a monstrous once used by a monsterous
I've tasted this, yet it has a I've tasted this, but it has a
all along?! No...that's craziness! Although...he does insist now all along?! No... that's craziness! Although... he does insist now
"proper title," the King of Bugs. "proper title", the King of Bugs.
alright. It will...right? alright. It will, right?
say. But it might be because say. But, it might be because
Just looking at this sealed container makes me want to open it up! But opening it will decrease its value on the alien antiquities market. Maybe I'll just use my imaginary can opener and pretend to open it instead. When I see a closed container, I cannot help myself, I feel like I must open it and see what's inside. But when opening it, it could lose it's value. I guess I'll just have to use my imagination.
beat it down. ...I dream about that all the time... beat it down. I dream about that the time...
pay off the company's debt. pay off the company's debts.
will entrance all puzzle lovers! will entrance all puzzle-lovers!
misperception? Either way, you should buy it! misperception? Either way, you should buy it.
You can use From Pikmin Fanon. to issue objectives to your Pikmin squad and even direct their movement. You can press Down on From Pikmin Fanon. to issue objectives to your Pikmin squad and direct their movement.
Press From Pikmin Fanon. to move the camera behind you, From Pikmin Fanon. to zoom, and From Pikmin Fanon, but slanted so that it doesn't look horribly off-size compared to other buttons, when compressed to 16px vertically. to change angles. Press From Pikmin Fanon. to move the camera behind you. You can also press Left or Right on From Pikmin Fanon. to zoom and Up on From Pikmin Fanon. to change angles.
The two types are sleeping well, The two types are sleeping well
Hold From Pikmin Fanon. to grab a Pikmin and release to throw it. Hold From Pikmin Fanon. to grab a Pikmin, then point at the screen and release to throw it.
All spam mail that links to pikmin.com was updated to nintendo.com. http://www.pikmin.com http://www.nintendo.com

European script only[edit]

Description GameCube Wii
Text used in the cutscene where the ship requests more samples of Burgeoning Spiderwort berries. This change exists for both types of berry. Bring me another specimen. Bring me some more specimens.
Press START/PAUSE to contact me and access the Exploration Kit, on the radar with From Pikmin Fanon.. Press From Pikmin Fanon. to contact me and go to the Exploration Kit on the radar screen by pressing Left on From Pikmin Fanon..
pressing Down on From Pikmin Fanon.. pressing From Pikmin Fanon.. Give it a try!
Press START/PAUSE to contact and confirm your berry count. Look at (...) on the radar screen. Press From Pikmin Fanon. to contact me, and confirm your berry count by pressing Left on From Pikmin Fanon..
You'll toss just about anything in my hold! It would be nice if you cleaned occasionally! You'll throw just about anything in my hold! It would be nice if you cleaned occasionally!
All instances of the Activity Arouser were renamed to "Activity Booster". Activity Arouser Activity Booster
Olimar's journal on the Meat Satchel. This wand of meat makes me inexplicably hungry. This stick of meat makes me inexplicably hungry.
Pikmin that had to carry it... Pikmin that had to carry them...
Now that I think about it, the Pikmin that carried it looked a little dazed while they carried it. Now that I think about it, the Pikmin looked a little dazed while they carried it.
Olimar's journal on the Cupid's Grenade. What a perplexing plant... It appears to be carrying two different types of berries! They must be a rare species of fruit. Both have odd traits. One seems to be a suppressant, while the other is a stimulant. It's not easy to tell which is which. I'd better be careful with them. I should also warn Louie, or else he may try to bake these berries in a pie. What a perplexing fruit... It appears to possess two curiously conflicting traits. At times, consuming it can bring forth wonderful feelings of love and affection. At other times, and affection. At other times,it can completely suppress all romantic inclinations. Its unpredictable nature means that I must be careful with it. I'll also warn Louie, or else he's liable to try baking it in a pie.
exist on Hokotate. When I gaze exist on Hocotate. When I gaze
On Hokotate, there is a valuable On Hocotate, there is a valuable
The scale of objects found on this planet is overwhelming. I am sheer drowned in it! What if instead of for the company, I brought this back for my family, that would buy us soo much food. ...Oh, I shouldn't really think about it. The sheer scale of the objects I've found on this planet never ceases to amaze me. Why, I could sink right to the bottom of this stuff! Just think how much I could save on my groceries if I brought this back for my family instead... No, I can't allow myself to think this way - I'm on a mission. I have to think of the company!
out.The purpose of this piece of art is to help us all envision our out. The purpose of this piece of art is to help us all envision our
when I toss them high in the air. when I throw them up in the air.
once used by a monsterous once used by a monstrous
areas to exploration, where I areas for exploration, where I
me. If I could  just buy a lottery me. If I could just buy a lottery
patching chinks in spacecraft patching cracks in spacecraft
vibrant sight. The other day, vibrant sight. Earlier today,
be releasing stimulating pheromones. Maybe I should feed inspire feelings of love and affection. Maybe I should serve
Apparently, machines can exhibit human characteristics after all. Apparently, machines can have personalities after all.
Hocatate noodles every single Hocotate noodles every single
at cooking once before.. but at cooking once before... but
could lose it's value. I guess I'll could lose its value. I guess I'll
broken, this is a very reveiling broken. This is a very revealing
it's contents. its contents.
This cute colour arrangement is This cute color arrangement is
people from Hocotate, with it`s people from Hocotate, with its
effortlessly sheer through the effortlessly shear through the
on any girth. on any weight.
Put this on your spouse and you Put this on somebody and you
A must-have item for couples who like to hide things. A must-have item for people with something to hide.
You, a connaisseur of true You, a connoisseur of true
have nothing to hide: A personal have nothing to hide: a personal
You can use From Pikmin Fanon. to issue objectives to your Pikmin squad and even direct their movement. You can use From Pikmin Fanon. to throw a Pikmin and issue orders to it. Press From Pikmin Fanon. to call it back to you.
Press From Pikmin Fanon. to move the camera behind you, From Pikmin Fanon. to zoom, and From Pikmin Fanon, but slanted so that it doesn't look horribly off-size compared to other buttons, when compressed to 16px vertically. to change angles. Press From Pikmin Fanon. to move the camera behind you. You can also press Left or Right on From Pikmin Fanon. to zoom, and Up on From Pikmin Fanon. to change angles.
We must celebrate your first successful spelunking expedition! We must celebrate the success of your spelunking expedition!
moldlike botanical entity has mold-like botanical entity has
The yellow Pikmin have climbed down the tree and are staring A yellow Pikmin has climbed down the tree and is staring
Transforming Pikmin by tossing Transforming Pikmin by throwing
Good morning! It should please Greetings! It should please
Good morning! The white Pikmin are lodged with the purple ones in my hull. The two types are sleeping well, and do not quarrel. I have made them most comfortable. The white Pikmin are safely lodged in my hull. It provides most comfortable quarters for white and purple Pikmin alike.
press Up on From Pikmin Fanon. to spray. press From Pikmin Fanon. to spray. Have you tried it yet?
Approach the hole and press From Pikmin Fanon. to jump in! Separated Pikmin will head to the Onion. Approach the hole and press From Pikmin Fanon. to jump in!
be tossed into the flower... be thrown into the flower...
tossed into the flower. thrown into the flower.
Hold From Pikmin Fanon. to grab a Pikmin and release to throw it. Hold From Pikmin Fanon. to grab a Pikmin, then point at the screen and release to throw it.
reflects my current "thinking." reflects my current "thinking".
after me, son, and you'll go places. Persevere! on me, son, and you'll go places. Persevere!
Wollywog Wollyhop
Wogpole Wolpole
You've collected the Frigid Series! You've collected the Frozen Series!
Plump specimens are best spit-roasted whole, stuffed with a lime and a slab of bacon. Plump specimens are best roasted whole, stuffed with a lime and a slab of bacon.
jelly can be sculptured into all jelly can be sculpted into all
this fluid floater can be this fine delicacy can be
chunks and toss them generously chunks and sprinkle generously
and tangy flavor. Try tossing a few in a pan along with your choice of meat and fresh and tangy flavor. Try throwing a few in a pan along with your choice of meat and fresh
Or if you're feeling especially saucy, stuff a bird Or if you really want to dine in style, stuff the bird
deep-fried in an herb and bread- deep-fried in a herb and bread-
garish color pattern, with deep garish color pattern, with a deep
Pansarus pseudoculii russus Pansarus pseudooculii russus
thus is dependent upon its parent for guarding direction. thus is dependent on its parent for direction when guarding.
And it is the only variant of its It is also the only variant of its
Olimar's notes on the Crimson Candypop Bud, Golden Candypop Bud, and Lapis Lazuli Candypop Bud. tossed into the bosom of this thrown into the bosom of this
Olimar's notes on the Violet Candypop Bud and Ivory Candypop Bud. of geographic region. Tossing of geographic region. Throwing
Olimar's notes on the Violet Candypop Bud. the Pikmin tossed in. This the Pikmin thrown in. This
Olimar's notes on the Ivory Candypop Bud. tossed in. In many cases, plants thrown in. In many cases, plants
"mimic," but because it is actually "mimic", but because it is actually
reach maturity so quickly and reach maturity so quickly, and
natural nutrients in the soil natural nutrients in the soil,
striking resemblence to the striking resemblance to the
There, he was aided by indigenous creatures which he There, he was aided by indigenous creatures, which he
Text used in 2-Player Battle loading screen tips. An advisory: Advisory Note:
Boulders drop Boulder drops
Hurry up!! Hurry up!!!
Olimar is Down! Olimar is down!
Louie is Down! Louie is down!
President Down! President is down!
Results Prior to Repaying Debt Results up to Debt Repayment
You've repaid the entire debt! YOU'VE REPAID THE ENTIRE DEBT!
You've collected every treasure! YOU'VE COLLECTED EVERY TREASURE!
50% of debt recovered! 50% OF DEBT RECOVERED!
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