Could Wiija Be Blocked By An Update?

Discussion in 'Wii - Hacking' started by jaxxster, Jan 29, 2007.

  1. jaxxster

    jaxxster The Heretic

    Oct 31, 2006
    South East London
    What are the chances of nintendo being able to block this drive chip by a sytem update?
  2. Hooya

    Hooya GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

    Aug 25, 2006
    United States
    Central Illinois
    General consensus is that a regular firmware update won't even be able to see that the mod is installed let alone do anything about it. There is a possibility that new Wiis produced will disable the use of this modchip by way of either:

    1) blocking access to the solder points by putting a glob of epoxy over them or something
    2) changing the DVD firmware of new revisions making the code in this chip obsolete

    Either way, if you have a Wii already, you'd be best safe to wait and see how other people (like the site reviewers) fair. If you don't have your Wii yet (like me) hope you get one before any hardware revisions come out.