Sending in Wii U gamepad for repair

Discussion in 'Wii U - Console, Accessories and Hardware' started by gamecaptor, Jun 23, 2017.

  1. gamecaptor
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    My kid dropped something on my Wii U gamepad and left a nice dent in it :( It's purely cosmetic BUT it's bugging the hell out of me. I was thinking about sending it in to Nintendo to see if they would repair/replace it. My Wii U has CHBC setup on it, off the top of my head there shouldn't be any concerns; I don't believe the gamepad would retain any information about this correct?
     
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    Don't worry about it. The Gamepad is completely unrelated to the console content. Literally no trace of CBHC can be found on it. Compare to a Wiimote.
     
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    Thank you. It's what I suspected, but I wanted to be certain. Cheers!
     
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    Nintendo can't send it if you reflashed Wii U Gamepad firmware. But, hope that they will send one of the "Dev" Wii U gamepads which are used for debugging purposes, it would help this scene alot...