New Wii U came with 1.0.2 Firmware - Update?

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  1. hexcode99
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    Picked up a Wii U 8GB Skylanders Bundle for $185 and it has 1.0.2 firmware installed.
    Are there any hacks/firmware modifications that would make it worth keeping this firmware or just update?

    System is for games like Hyrule Warriors, Bayonetta 2, and maybe, hopefully, F-Zero U in the future.
     
  2. Reecey

    Reecey Mario 64 (favorite game of all time)

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    No, you might as well update it for the moment. If you want to hack it for Wii games etc.. which work on any firmware then yes but as far as homebrew and WiiU games are concerned just update.
     
  3. elmoemo

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    Its up to you, if you don't need the online feature then there's really no need to update. However if you get new games just update from disc.

    No one knows what firmware is required to hack with wiiukey or similar, hopefully all firmwares
     
  4. Goku Junior

    Goku Junior GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    Well, it depends, if you REALLY care about homebrew, disconnect the internet and update with MK8 disc, it will give you the 4.1.0 firmware, it have the browser exploit and also, the Chadderz exploit.
     
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    Any change in this? I've got my hands on a Wii U temporarily which came with 1.0.2 E firmware out of the box. Only installed HBC on vWii for now.
     
  6. x65943

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    Thanks for your answer, but maybe someone could gather some info about this Wii U or wanted to test something because of the low/first firmware. If not then I'll update to just to 5.5.0 because I don't have interest in playing Wii U backups/home brew.
     
  8. x65943

    x65943 Resident Greekaboo, Amateur Dog Father

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    I don't think there's much interest in old wiius. You might be able to find a buyer in a few months if exploitable wiius become scarce.
     
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  9. thaikhoa

    thaikhoa GBAtemp Maniac

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    Update then. Homebrew on WiiU won't be better than Wii in the nearest future.