is wii key u canceled?

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  1. dragonmaster
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    dragonmaster THE WALKER

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    well i am with a wii u with the exploit in browser still with no update and several games, recently i am considering buying a game that will need of me to update my wii u and i am thinking if wii key u is canceled or not existing anymore as i would like to have a backup options,(my wii u is first day bought white one 8gb) so i paid enough to support nintendo but i like any possibilty of homebrew or isos as my income is low nowadays and prices are sky high. prior calling me a pirate i must say that i used to have a massive game collection when my job was offering me a good income but now i am unable to support my gaming habit :(
     
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  2. Adeka

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    I haven't heard anything about Wii key U in forever but a small group here is working on another exploit. They said you can update via smash bros disc but do not update anything higher

    Official thread where you can talk to devs

    The opening post is a bit outdated so don't freak out
     
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  3. the_randomizer

    the_randomizer The Temp's official fox whisperer

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    Dr. Wahwee's castle

    Au contraire, Wii U hackers confirmed 5.3.2 to be completely safe. MarioNumber1 and NWPlayer123 verified that the most recent firmware doesn't patch anything.
     
  4. Adeka

    Adeka Beta Tester

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    That's good to know. I havn't been keeping up with the updates

    is it worth updating? I'm assuming no unless I want amiibo support
     
  5. the_randomizer

    the_randomizer The Temp's official fox whisperer

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    Dr. Wahwee's castle

    That and if you want DLC for Mario Kart 8 or Hyrule Warriors, then no, there's no real advantage, but you won't be screwed either. I haven't updated yet, but you might wan to ask around for sure, but as far as bugs go, nothing vital's been patched. You can still access the web browser and YouTube, oddly enough.
     
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  6. ddrrmm

    ddrrmm GBAtemp Regular

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    There are some rumors that they are actually advancing with their ode.

    The project mentioned here by other guys will not offer you what you're looking for (backup loading)
    I think you're gonna want to keep an eye out/hope for the best for any of the ODE projects.
     
  7. Bladexdsl

    Bladexdsl ZOMG my posts...it's over 9000!!!

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    the wku is a pipe dream
     
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  8. the_randomizer

    the_randomizer The Temp's official fox whisperer

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    Dr. Wahwee's castle

    The people would probably take the money and run like with the 3DS decapping project.
     
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  9. gunner007

    gunner007 GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

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    And yet people threw their CC and money at a product that didn't even have a proof of concept much less a video showing it actually operating.
     
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    I ll give them 2 more months. not more. I really expected for it to show up, up till now.
     
  11. Bladexdsl

    Bladexdsl ZOMG my posts...it's over 9000!!!

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    it ain't showing up the method they were going to use was obviously patched in an update and they just won't admit it.
     
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  12. NWPlayer123

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    You're right, because nobody's bothered to make a new Webkit exploit so they're stuck buying testers (yes it's finished) old U's so they can actually run code.
     
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    one of the devs left, he?/she? was the main dev, now they got something else doing
     
  14. yuyuyup

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    Team Wiikey has long fallen from grace.
     
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    Bladexdsl ZOMG my posts...it's over 9000!!!

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    the method they were going to use was to just plug it into the slot where the cd drive is if i remember. it wouldn't be hard for nintendo to patch that in an update maybe make it so if the wiiu doesn't detect the original drive it wouldn't boot up or something.
     
  16. lonesome_killer

    lonesome_killer GBAtemp Regular

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    Why would it be a preorder and run thing? You aren't charged for preorders until the item ships. Since nothing has shipped nobody should be charged.
     
  17. TotalInsanity4

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    Some trading companies charged for the preorder
     
  18. thorasgar

    thorasgar Checkout my evil Soon-in-atorâ„¢

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    Yep, Modchipcentral charged and then is charging a 25% restocking fee if you want to cancel according a a member in the other Wiikey u thread. A restocking fee for a product that doesn't exist. Lol.
     
  19. SirByte

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    Something is going on; we've seen brand-new release group RETRiBUTiON dump a bunch of Wii U games, and now well-known-3DS group (noone heard of them before that) BigBlueBox has entered the Wii U scene:
    2015-02-17 One.Piece.Unlimited.World.Red.EUR.WiiU-BigBlueBox
     
  20. Bladexdsl

    Bladexdsl ZOMG my posts...it's over 9000!!!

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    just because their dumping the games doesn't mean they can be played. they were dumping ps3 games years before any exploits were possible. dumping the games is the easy part.
     
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