Noob FW question

Discussion in 'Wii U - Hacking & Backup Loaders' started by Davileet, Jan 10, 2016.

  1. Davileet
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    Davileet Newbie

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    I recently purchased a used Wii U and put Homebrew onto the vWii and updated the firmware to 5.3.2 with Splatoon. I have gotten a little ahead of myself and need some clarification.

    Is the only reasoning to have 5.3.2 so that I am able to run backup Wii U games? From what I understand, I have to spoof the firmware on every boot-up to allow backup gameplay? I would like to be able to play the newer games, and online and against other players, is this possible only with a legit 5.5 firmware?

    Also, if I were to forgo the ability to have 5.3.2 and updated to 5.5 for online capabilities, would it be safe to run homebrew in vWii with the console disconnected from the internet?
     
  2. AboodXD

    AboodXD I hack NSMB games, and other shiz.

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    Not under a rock.
    You only need to spoof once.
    There's a 5.5 exploit that will be released this month, so you either update and wait, or spoof right away.
     
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  3. Davileet
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    Davileet Newbie

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    Thanks for the quick reply.