Fastest way to batch install games to Wii U USB drive?

Discussion in 'Wii U - Hacking & Backup Loaders' started by themyst, Jul 24, 2017.

  1. themyst
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    Hi,

    I am trying to install a large amount of WUPs using WUPinstaller GX2 to my Wii U hard drive, however it appears the process would take days!

    I only have a 64GB SD card, so I am basically moving games/updates/DLCs in small chunks which is no easy task given their write speed.

    Is there a way to simply take my exFAT formatted hard drive and connect it to the Wii U to install them directly into the Wii U drive? I'm trying to do the WUP install, not loadiine (afraid of compatibility and slow load times).
     
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  2. godreborn

    godreborn GBAtemp Psycho!

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    u can't. installing wii u games requires an sd card.
     
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    godreborn GBAtemp Psycho!

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    u'll still have to add the entries to the metadata indexer or the games won't show up. I don't know how much work has been done on figuring that file out either. plus, that file is part of the NAND, not stored on the hdd.

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    u can play loadiine games from an hdd. they must be decrypted first I believe which can be done when u download something. I've heard of issues using this though.
     
  6. themyst
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    Eh, my friend has an unused 512GB SDXC card that he'd lend me, but he lives 30 miles away. I suppose I'll have to make that drive :)

    I was looking to avoid loadiine because of its poor speed.
     
  7. godreborn

    godreborn GBAtemp Psycho!

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    512GB , my god! I have a 256GB card myself. the largest game for the system is like 18GBs or so. u can mass install with wup installer or system config tool. I personally used system config tool. I have around 265 games installed. :P