How could I remove my NNID but keep my games?(WII U)

Discussion in 'Wii U - Games & Content' started by zezzo, Mar 1, 2017.

  1. zezzo
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    zezzo The "Black Ace"

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    I want to sell my Wii U but I want to know how I could remove this. If I can't what is the best thing I can do?
     
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    gunner007 GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

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    Pretty sure it isn't possible. When you remove the NNID it usually warns you it'll remove content. That and if someone else attaches an NNID, the console will throw an error saying the application isn't authorized. Maybe if it stayed offline permanently.

    I just remember the NNID was linked to the WiiU system itself.

    Don't really know your end game.

    From Nintendo itself:

    http://i.imgur.com/Zwg3M3q.jpg
     
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    zezzo The "Black Ace"

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    Well, I was planning on selling my Wii U to get a switch. My biggest problem is that I want my games to be included with the sale.
     
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    gunner007 GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

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    Unless you have a ton of games and other items, what I ended up doing was just include the NNID in the sale. Just gave them the login info and let them change the e-mail so they could keep the content. Though if you have other consoles attached to the NNID, this may not be feasible.
     
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    Could I unlink from a 3ds?
     
  7. Lumstar

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    Not on your own. Nintendo might be willing to do something.
    A format deactivates the licenses, but keeps them tied to the same console.

    NNIDs are limited to one 3DS family system, and one Wii U. They cannot sign into any other system without some kind of transfer.
     
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    Man nintendo is so complicated!
     
  9. godreborn

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    I'm in the same boat as u. I own 75 digital games for the wii u. I wish I had gone physical with many of them, but I was too lazy to get up and change discs. I could've sold them off for money which I desperately need atm. I'm just going to keep the games.