Switch -> Wii U Gamepad Mod?

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  1. I_Hate_Blue
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    Someone should make a mod/app that turns the switch into a wii u gamepad. id be awesome!
     
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    Not possible.
     
  3. SANIC

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    id be awesome if we could actually use the Switch for anything Homebrew related.
     
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    For Homebrews ideas in 1-2 years more.
     
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    unless ya wana stream the output to a pc then to the pad with no input your out of luck
     
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    It be awesome if maybe switch could chrome cast or mirracast of some kind. :ninja:
     
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    If you put a switch inside a wii u gamepad.
     
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    switch doesn't have that wiiu gamepad streaming wifi technology that works with wiiu. And then again you would only get a 480p on a 720p screen. And then there is the different touchscreens. its like going backwards. Better pc streaming on switch

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    just wanted to get the idea out there :)

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    people have done it on a linux so why not the switch when its modded?
     
  11. Futurdreamz

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    What idea? You never clarified if you wanted to put a Switch inside a gamepad housing or connect a gamepad to a switch - both of which are pointless.
     
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    i meant use the switch as a wii u gamepad for the wii u
     
  13. Saiyan Lusitano

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    It'd be great if only just as another controller. :P
     
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    I suppose I can see how that would be useful. The Switch has the same size screen but is physically smaller, and I think has all the same controls. Would mean less clutter.

    However, not only has the Switch not been publicly hacked yet; it's doubtful that it will ever support this - very low level access to the wifi chip is needed for this to even be possible, access we may never get or the chip may not be even capable of being used that way.

    Plus the Switch only has a 4-hour batterry life, while my gamepad has 20-hour battery life ( I got the battery upgrade)
     
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    try again when there is exploit out right now this is a tilt forum no one wants to hear about hombrew until its possible
     
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    You're using a Chinese brandless battery on your GamePad? Risky thing to do.
     
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    As far as I'm concerned it outlasts me every time.
     
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    We need homebrew access first which will be available to public in.... 320 years from now.
    I wouldn't mind using Wii U Gamepad to stream to Switch and Switch stream to my phone and phone to stream to my PC.
    This way, I can get -1FPS easily!