Is it safe to update wii u to newest firmware?

Discussion in 'Wii U - Hacking & Backup Loaders' started by novadragon849, Mar 23, 2013.

  1. novadragon849
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    Hello guys I searched around this forum for a bit but I didn't find a precise answer to the question.

    I bought the premium wii u two days ago and was wondering as of now, is it safe to update the wii u to firmware 2.1.3 (or should I stay on firmware 2.0.0?) which came out a short while ago as I definitely would like to have the option of soft modding my wii u in the future (I know there isn't one now but hopefully there will be one in the future). While we are on the topic, is there any news of one being worked on or is it all underground top secret stuff :ph34r:? I realise the wii side of things is released but I'm not really interested in that as I have my wii here already...

    Additionally is there a way to select which firmware I want for example like the ps3 whereby you can select the firmware you want to install by downloading the update from the actual site onto a memory stick and plugging it in if you want to update to a newer firmware but not to the newest firmware..if that make sense.
     
  2. Ryupower

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    if you have the wii U connected to the internet it may auto-download the update

    there IS NO way to get the update file off the net ( and use it)


    from what i have read the wii mode stuff should still work on the newest wiiU FW

    BUT there is a BIG one coming some time in April
    we do NOT know want that one will do to wii mode
     
  3. Ray Lewis

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    Fact; we don't know. No info on Wii U hack, no info for us on what is in update to change vWii. Probably best to see if Wii U is released (hack).
     
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    The updates currently out are safe to install. No one knows what could happen in future updates though.
     
  5. Ray Lewis

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    Don't know hack so how can we be sure unless Marcan himself says so?
     
  6. Ray Lewis

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    It would be nice to see a change log and know exactly what is being modified, BUT, probably not possible without having access to Wii U internals and/or update itself (and way to read its contents). Curious if this is out there though;-)
     
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    Wii U not even safe, lol. Coming to realize this.
     
  9. Vappy

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    I'd hope that f0f would mention on their blog or twitter if there was an update that blocked their hacking method.
     
  10. Ray Lewis

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    Vappy, find them on efnet. #f0f or #wiiudev??? I think they have private/public keys so lets see if they release the hack.
     
  11. Ray Lewis

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    Vappy, don't mention me either as they hate my guts. I think Marcan would kick me in the nuts and megazig would hold me down and punch my face. Seriously, I talked some trash, was a pest, but Marcan himself came out and gave an update and I respect that. Lmfao.
     
  12. TiMeBoMb4u2

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    This might be as close as you can get (see spoiler)...
    Warning: Spoilers inside!
     
  13. Ray Lewis

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    So how did you get that and from where?
     
  14. Ray Lewis

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    Also, anyone check hashes f0f released to see if they match any of this?
     
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