Captain Toad and the updating

Discussion in 'Wii U - Games & Content' started by fatsquirrel, Feb 7, 2015.

  1. fatsquirrel
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    fatsquirrel GBAtemp Addict

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    Nov 11, 2013
    Hello guys.
    I have a question, Im currently on firmware 4.1.0 and I bought Captain Toad for my son. Will I be forced to update the system firmware to be able to play Captain Toad or is there any bypass possible?

    I hope someone can let me know :)
     
  2. ResleyZ

    ResleyZ Swiggity swaggity swooty, I love my own booty

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    Disconnect the Wii U from Internet and try to play it? Not sure which firmware requirements are needed for Captain Toad, but it's a rather new game, so it might need a update, I'm not really sure though.
     
  3. fatsquirrel
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    fatsquirrel GBAtemp Addict

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    If I open the game I cannot take it back to the store to get the money back. Thats the problem.
    The firmware on the disc is 5.1.2. but the question remains, is it possible to start the game without updating...
     
  4. loco365

    loco365 GBAtemp Guru

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    As far as I know, you will not be able to bypass the update requirement. The disc will try to start, but it will stall you by telling you an update is required before the game is allowed to start.
     
  5. fatsquirrel
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    fatsquirrel GBAtemp Addict

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    Damn ... :(
     
  6. Bladexdsl

    Bladexdsl ZOMG my posts...it's over 9000!!!

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    you might as well update i don't think wiiu homebrew is coming anytime soon
     
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