Is it safe to check firmware then factory reset?

Discussion in 'Wii U - Console, Accessories and Hardware' started by MattKimura, Dec 4, 2015.

  1. MattKimura
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    I'm selling my Wii U console, which comes with Mario Kart 8 preinstalled. I'm thinking of checking the system for it's firmware (It's brand new), then formatting(Factory reset) the system. But does anyone know if this will delete Mario Kart 8 off the system or even not allow the next setup to download Mario Kart 8 again? I just really want to know what firmware it's on, even though there's a high chance of it being 5.4.0 since it's the latest Mario Kart 8 bundle.
     
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    Idk man, i think you have to setup with eShop first than you can redownload..
     
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    It does in fact delete the local mario kart 8 data. So you have to redownload it for free. This sucks if you plan to resell it so keep that in mind.
     
  4. MattKimura
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    Thanks man, glad I never checked it. I ended up buying another console on 1.0.3 and I JUST sold the MK8 bundle. I'm all set!
     
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    Yeah Buddy!