Simplest way to play other region discs?

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  1. excaliburn92
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    Hello! As the title says, what's the simplest way to play other region discs? I could try hacking (or ...er.. softmodding?) but I'm lost really. I've read up the guides and the more I read the more I get confused. What's the best way/method to use if I want to make my Wii U region free and If possible, permanently? Thanks in advance!
     
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    don't quote on this, but u may need to do region hax. it's dangerous though since ur altering a flash file. I've heard some discs don't work unless u do that. it can be scary, but it's really not that difficult.
     
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    Yea I have cbhc and my japanese tokyo mirage sessions disc doesn't work anyway. I can confirm that you may need something else as well.
     
  6. godreborn

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    try regionhax. it's not difficult, but be careful. make sure u put 119 on the correct line.
     
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    Wii U is picky when it comes to out-of-region discs.
    You could attemp regionhax [eh... but try not to screw up anything resulting in Korean Wii U]
    Or you could try running Spiik [Should work]
     
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    If regionhax is a bit difficult for you, you could always just use OurLoader! Very easy to do, the only downside is you'd need to run Homebrew before you could use it.
     
  10. godreborn

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    regionhax isn't too bad. I made both my redNAND and sysNAND region free. I've had no problems since. though, I don't have any foreign discs to play around with. I just wanted to do it. :P
     
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    It's not hard to-do but it's useless if you don't have any out-of-region discs anyways.
     
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    but it's nice to fix something Nintendo should've done from the start. I believe the switch is region free. welcome to 2017, Nintendo.
     
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    Indeed, it is region free.
     
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    I don't understand why people don't simply download the game and install to USB instead.