i updated to the newest firmware but new JPN game still asked for an u

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  1. priapism
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    i have firmware 3.3U running and everything seems to be working fine. today i went to play a new JPN game that i burned and it asked me to do i system update. obviously i didn't update because i don't want to brick my Wii. what confuses me is, if i have the newest firmware running why did the game ask me to update? i have had the newest firmware other times and when i played games from other regions that i know have an update they never asked me to update. why did this happen? does it have something to do with that Photo Printer Channel in Japan?
     
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    It wouldn't update, it would check if you have you have the required update and if you didn't it would update
     
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    It's just an update that appears on most games to help it work properly.

    Just out of interest, what Japan game was it?
     
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    if it's a different region between games and the console, it will always ask for an update.
    If u allow it, probably you'll got double weather/news channel.
     
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    And you'll get a bricked Wii.
     
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    i swear that i have played games from other regions that came with an update before and when i had the newest firmware installed the game never asked me to update. if i had the newest firmware installed and i put in a game from my region that contained an update it wouldn't ask me to update, would it?

    i mean the whole thing is not a big deal at all. i know not to update from a game of a different region. it just sucks because i used to not have to use WUM to switch region updates if my firmware was up to date. now you are saying i will have to use WUM every time i play a game from another region even when my firmware is up to date?

    the game is Wario Land Shake JPN.
    i like it a lot.
     
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    Just apply Brickblocker and Regionfrii it so that it won't ask to update.
     
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    Is it possible to translate this game into english ?
     
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    If you are already at 3.3U - a Japanese game updating won't brick your wii. You will get duplicate channels though - but maybe you already have them.

    The reason it is asking to update is not a system update as such - but it has detected that you have out of date Japanese News/Weather and will update them.

    You'll only brick/semi brick if running a newer out of region update than what you are at.

    Personally - I just make sure I'm up to date, and then let the out of region updater run.
     
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    The update from Wario Land Shake JPN may also install "Digital Camera Print Wii Channel" which is the minor update to the 3.3J...
     
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    True, but unlikely at this stage.

    To be safe - make super-sure you are 100% up to date (via system settings) before running it.
     
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    the whole thing is not really a problem for me. i simply run WUM and switch the JPN update with a USA one. however, i didn't know this game was going to ask for an update until after i burned it. so, i had to run the ISO through WUM and burn it again. so the biggest problem was that i wasted a DVD-R. i would never run an update off of a game that was from a different region even if it might only create duplicate channels. it is an easy fix with WUM and to me it isn't worth the risk.

    i was just curious as to why this game asked me to update since i have done this before with a foreign game when i had the latest firmware and i was never prompted to update. i had a feeling it might have been because of the new JPN Print Channel but i guess some of you think that isn't too likely.

    SenorClean, what you said about the Weather and News Channels makes sense. that is probably it but like i said i have done this before and it never prompted an update. weird.

    ploggy, i don't think so but the game is not super complicated. i am only missing out on one side quest because i don't know Japanese and i can't figure out what the game is asking for.

    anybody know what it says next to the red guy with the bandana? other people have said it says something about a bandana and the number 3. hahaaha. not much help.

    http://i165.photobucket.com/albums/u44/mad...22/100_3120.jpg





    ...
     
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    gecko os.
     
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    I think it says : Bandana 3 times continuous jump.
     
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    that could make sense. i'll have to try it. thank you.
     
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    bounce off 3 red bandana guys in a row.
     

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