[Release] Spiik - Region & language changer

Discussion in 'Wii U - Homebrew' started by ::Phoenix::, Mar 11, 2017.

  1. Roldy1969

    Roldy1969 Newbie

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    Hi, I'm trying to use Spiik to enforce the Wii U VC version of Xenoblade Chronicles (US version) to boot in English on my Japanese Wii, but it doesn't work.
     


  2. BeRnYGP

    BeRnYGP GBAtemp Regular

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    It seems it doesnt change the game languages, just spoof some region settings.
    Thanks anyway, continue with the hard work :yayu:
     
  3. ::Phoenix::
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    The language spoof works for games using UCReadSysConfig. It seems some games do not use it. I am investigating other ways to spoof the language for such games.
     
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  4. Edizius

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    Can this be used to watch foreign region movies in amazon prime?
     
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    This depends on whether amazon checks the console region or you IP
     
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    Japanese DS VC seem to get stuck into when i change my region to JPN and language to Japanese.
    I will try with JPN/English i guess...
     
  8. karyuudo

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    Out of curiosity will this allow the eShop channel to allow purchases from Japan? Reason being, I'd like to purchase tickets to use with Karaoke Joysound Wii-U
     
  9. CandraSoftware

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    I'd love to be able to access the Japanese Wii U eShop and purchase Wrecking Crew '98 from there, but it freezes the Wii U if you try that.
     
  10. 123Martin321

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    It somewhy doesn't work for me :( Do I NEED to use redNand or such? I've installed Haxchi, but no CFW. If I trey to change the settings from eur to USA, it just doesn't change anything :(
     
  11. ::Phoenix::
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    To be able to launch other regions games, you still need cfw. This app just spoofs the region you want to the game, AFTER the game is run.
     
  12. 123Martin321

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    could you please help me out? I am new to wiiu hacking. What exactly do i need to do to get spiik to work?
     
  13. Felek666

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    Custom Firmware like Mocha CFW [redNAND OFF], Haxchi CFW or CBHC CFW.
    While being in these, launch Spiik then launch a game.
    If game has compatible language files for x region then it will boot, if not, it will be stuck in a bootloop.
     
  14. raqibmarvelous

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    Sadly I have had no luck getting this to work on my Japanese Wii U. I have a few European games installed (Pikmin 3 is probably the best example for this) and despite being an install of an English game, it always displays in Japanese exclusively. I have tried EUR / ENG and USA / ENG as my configurations in Spiik, no luck.
     
  15. ::Phoenix::
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    This has to do how the game checks the system language. Tnank you for reporting this game as not working. As soon as I find some free time, I will try reversing the game and check how it retrieves the system language.
     
  16. marchrius

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    Anyway, with spiik activated (just language, region was untouched) BOTW froze exiting from a shrine.
     
  17. golfrguy

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    Here are some games I tested on Japan WiiU with MochaCFW

    Fixed:
    Zelda Twighlight Princess HD (USA)- Fixed Text from Japanese to English
    NES Remix 2 (USA) - Fixed Freeze on Startup
    Wii Party U (USA) - Fixed Freeze

    Broken:
    Star Fox Zero (USA) - Black Screen
    Mario Party 10 (USA) - Freeze at Title
    PikMin 3(USA) - Language remains in Japanese
     
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  18. Heran Bago

    Heran Bago Where do puyo come from?

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    Good tool for switching language in-game without going through long system settings process. Did not crash. A+ homebrew would use again. Available in the homebrew app store and not yet as a channel forwarder.
     
  19. Stremon

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    It indeed works, but somehow it only switches the language to English, no French or Spanish for EU games...
     
  20. tunip3

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    it would be cool if it was permanant by using something like region hax so that noobs could have region free more easily