Bricked Wii U, any ideas on what i should do with it?

Discussion in 'Wii U - Homebrew' started by NexTheWizard, Jan 29, 2018.

  1. NexTheWizard

    NexTheWizard Member

    May 11, 2017
    United States
    Last year I made a post about how my Wii U got bricked. I was really devastated to learn there was no way of fixing it, the good news is i now have a Nintendo Switch! I'm not planning on hacking anytime soon (Unless i get another one or the next Nintendo console comes out), meanwhile my Wii U is collecting dust off to the side, I've turned it on many times but to no luck, I can't really sell it (Gamestop doesn't take hacked consoles), I can't repair it so my last resort is to you guys :yay:, hopefully someone knows what to do with it!

    For a bit more info on what I have: The Wii U can only open to the start menu, selecting anything just goes to an error screen, i have sd cards and a couple of usb's.

    The best I can think of is another way of using the gamepad for something else, but i just want to see if anyone has any ideas for the console too.
  2. SCOTT0852

    SCOTT0852 GBAtemp Advanced Fan

    Jan 20, 2018
    United States
    If you dumped your NAND, I'd try getting a hardmod & restoring it.
  3. AmandaRose

    AmandaRose The Fallen Angel

    Aug 19, 2015
    United Kingdom
    If you dont have a dump of the nand then sell the WiiU gamepad on Ebay here in Scotland they sell for roughly 60 to 70 pounds which works out roughly 85 to 98 US dollars more than enough to buy a few switch games.
  4. cruplezone

    cruplezone GBAtemp Fan

    Feb 3, 2014
    restore nand with hardmod

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    if no nand then yes
  5. daniel26150

    daniel26150 GBAtemp Regular

    Jan 31, 2008
    Buy an used wii U with no game pad and play on it thats what I do my wii u also bricked for playing with the nand and accidentally erased all the wii u menu apps, then I buyed an used wii u and that's the one I currently have tho play zelda but I m waiting to some kind of reviving my old white wii u
  6. Creatable

    Creatable Suspended

    Jul 10, 2017
    United States
    (insert wacky and amusing place here)
    Sell the gamepad. Preferably to me.
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