Hacking Is it possible to hack Pikmin 3 to make Olimar and Louie playable into Story Mode?

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All 5 captains and you can put them in Story Mode.
Here is proof of Purples and Whites.
Purples are weird sometimes though.
Hacking Pikmin or the Wii U so you can do it is......... another story.
Edit: The last video was token down so here is a better one.
 
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There is DLC for Pikmin 3 that adds a playable version of them in one of the challenge modes. I was wondering if it would be possible to hack them into to the Story Mode.

On a related note, would it also be possible to hack the Purple and White Pikmin into the Story Mode as well?
Olimar and Louie seem to be hardcoded behind the code, so its not really possible to play as them in Story Mode but you can put Purple and Whites into story mode using Candypop Buds
 

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you can put Purple and Whites into story mode using Candypop Buds
NB this is for the Wii U version, not Deluxe on the Switch.

Pikmin 3+2: patch in description for the video
They still don't have their own onion, and can't be stored in the ship as in Pikmin 2, but you can re-plant them with their candypop bud to pluck next day, as long as you don't convert enough pikmin to make the bud wither.

There's also Bulbmin Forever:
Similarly to purple and white pikmin, the bulbmin will 'run into the wilds to hunt' and be lost at sunset, but can be re-planted in their buds if you don't get too greedy when first sprouting them.

I haven't tried using both patches at once, but this would probably not be a great experience anyway as you would need to set aside a lot of time at the end of each day to return to *three* candypop locations (c.f. the stock pikmin varieties being automatically returned from anywhere on the map to the onion at sunset if they're in your squad).
 
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