Is an Wii moddable now?

Discussion in 'Wii - Hacking' started by MitchStar, Jan 2, 2009.

  1. MitchStar
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    A while back I seem to recall that some Wiis were not able to be modded. I'm thinking about getting a Wii now and was wondering if I need to find a used older model or if I can just get one new and be able to mod it.
     
  2. Ga1l0w

    Ga1l0w GBAtemp Regular

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    If you mean modding with a modchip then yes, every wii is able to be modded.
     
  3. MitchStar
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    alright, thanks. And though its a really n00bish question, whats the best modchip as of now?
     
  4. zidane_genome

    zidane_genome My sword has a +2 bleeding... wanna test it out?

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    wow... you've been out of the loop since when... 2 days after launch??

    Wii's have had Modchips since about 6 months after release, and you can even semi softmod now...
     
  5. kitt050383

    kitt050383 GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    wiikey2 or you can wait for the argon2...
    my opinion anyways....
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  6. wolffangalchemist

    wolffangalchemist This is bat country!

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    wait weren't there some new drives found with no d2c or d2e or whatever chip it is cuz they combined it with the bigger chip or something or was that information fake?
     
  7. loaky

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    That's what I was thinking, I don't follow the topic very closely but I do remember reading that, think it was more integrated or something. rendering anything up till now useless.
     
  8. Nuke85

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    Wiikey 2 is your best bet...Also just a random question did any one purchase their flatmii?
     
  9. djtaz

    djtaz PM's Full - Wadder Me

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    Marcan and bushing spoke about that at the conference - I dont think we will see them on the shelves for a small while yet , but they are on the way - they can still be softmodded from what i can tell.
     
  10. noobwarrior7

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    yes they can be softmodded, and d2pro (the best) already has us covered with a chip solution coming once it is really needed.
     
  11. iritegood

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    The new wiis that are out at retailers now have epoxy covering the drive chip legs. You can use a heat gun and a knife to remove it, but you won't be able to remove it to the extent that you can use a wii-clipped modchip.
    Best bet is to get the d2sun, should be compatible with the latest drive chip (as long as you pry off some the epoxy)