Hacking [Tutorial] For those unlucky to own a Japanese Wii U - How to play in English, problematic games

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What did you use to install these games that were fixed because I followed all the steps and yet it doesn't show up on the Wii U menu at all.
I use NUSspli or WUPInstaller to install games and i make all fixes after install by ftpiiu.
I do install games with all updates.
 

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I can't get the Pikmin 3 and Pokken updates to work at all. There's language files in those that need to be changed too. Pikmin 3 works without the update while Pokken gets to the spinning wheel and just stops loading. I can get back to the main Wii U menu though.
 
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I can't get the Pikmin 3 and Pokken updates to work at all. There's language files in those that need to be changed too. Pikmin 3 works without the update while Pokken gets to the spinning wheel and just stops loading. I can get back to the main Wii U menu though.
Try to download EUR or USA version of pikmin3 update by NUSspli or wiiiusbhelper extract it and replace language files directly in update folder on your wiiu, should help.
I did not install Pokken So i dont how to help directly but i think you schould try to run it with Spik set to EUR or USA region and language. If that wont help then you should download EUR or USA version extra it and replace files.

I didnt ask, but tell me which tegion version do you install on your console? I am asking because some games need to be installed in JPN version (like Mario party 10) and only then they will work. Its because sometimes there are some movie files or others that need to be in JPN version to run the games. Ofcoure if you install JPN version of the gamę, you have to download EUR or USA version too and then you have to replace the language files.
 

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Try to download EUR or USA version of pikmin3 update by NUSspli or wiiiusbhelper extract it and replace language files directly in update folder on your wiiu, should help.
I did not install Pokken So i dont how to help directly but i think you schould try to run it with Spik set to EUR or USA region and language. If that wont help then you should download EUR or USA version extra it and replace files.

I didnt ask, but tell me which tegion version do you install on your console? I am asking because some games need to be installed in JPN version (like Mario party 10) and only then they will work. Its because sometimes there are some movie files or others that need to be in JPN version to run the games. Ofcoure if you install JPN version of the gamę, you have to download EUR or USA version too and then you have to replace the language files.


Hmm maybe you have to install Pokken in JPN version and replace language files form USA or EUR.
 

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So just got a Japanese Wii U. Is there any list of games that are still broken/have to use Japanese version?
Well, i didnt found one, but you will faind 8nt in a differnt post sprzed around this or other forum.
You can also check loadiine compatibility list. This Can help.
 

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Did anyone figure out how to make Batman Arkham City display in English? It only displays in Japanese.
I think its not possible, i didnt find any solution. You should be able to play it in English with Loadiine, but this metod Can have performance issues.
BTW did you run Pokken and Pikmin? If you did please give a replay to post that helped you or write your solution. This will help someone else kater.
 

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I think its not possible, i didnt find any solution. You should be able to play it in English with Loadiine, but this metod Can have performance issues.
BTW did you run Pokken and Pikmin? If you did please give a replay to post that helped you or write your solution. This will help someone else kater.

Still didn't get the DLC or Updates to work, but I do have a big list of definitive findings on Tiramisu:

Tested on a 32GB White WiiU NTSC-J Super Mario Maker Bundle unit

WORKS STOCK:

New Super Mario Bros U (USA)
DuckTales Remastered (USA)
Legend of Zelda: Wind Waker HD (USA)
Super Smash Bros For WiiU (USA)
Mario Tennis Ultra Smash (USA)
Nintendo Land (USA)
Xenoblade Chronicles X (USA)
ZombiU (USA)
Fist of the North Star: Ken's Rage 2 (USA)
Fatal Frame: Maiden of Black Water (USA)
Mighty Switch Force 2 (USA)
Angry Video Game Nerd Adventures (USA)
Steamworld Dig (USA)
Epic Mickey 2 (USA)
Deus Ex Human Revolution (USA)
Freedom Planet (USA)
Game and Wario (USA)
Ghost Blade HD (USA)
Guacamelee (USA)
Injustice Gods Among Us (USA)
Lego City Undercover (USA)
Lego Star Wars The Force Awakens (USA)
Rayman Legends (USA)
Splatoon (USA)
Tokyo Mirage Sessions FE (USA)
ZombiU (USA)
Shantae and the Pirate's Curse (USA)
Shakedown Hawaii (USA)
Mass Effect 3 Special Edition (USA)
Call of Duty Ghosts (USA)
Call of Duty Black Ops II (USA)
Assassin's Creed III (USA)
Assassin's Creed IV (USA)
Darksiders II (USA)
Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate (USA)
Shantae Half Genie Hero (USA)
Wheel of Fortune (USA)


CHANGES LANGUAGE:

NES Remix (USA)
Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD (USA)
Tekken Tag Tournament 2 (USA)
Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze (USA)
Batman Arkham City Armored Edition (USA)
Kirby and the Rainbow Curse (USA)
Yoshi's Woolly World (USA)
Tank Tank Tank (USA)
Mighty Switch Force Hyper Drive Edition (USA)
Bayonetta (USA)
Hyrule Warriors (USA)
Mario and Sonic Rio 2016 (USA)
Mario and Sonic Sochi 2014 (USA)
Shantae Risky's Revenge (USA)
Shovel Knight (USA)
Darksiders Warmastered Edition (USA)
The Wonderful 101 (USA)
Mighty No. 9 (USA)
Resident Evil Revelations (USA)
Devil's Third (USA)


FREEZES:

NES REMIX 2 (USA)
Super Mario 3D World (USA)
Dr. Luigi (USA)
Animal Crossing Amiibo Festival (USA)



NEED TO CHANGE LANGUAGE IN GAME:

Ninja Gaiden 3: Razor's Edge (USA)
Bayonetta 2 (USA)
Sonic Lost World (USA)
Mighty No. 9 (USA)
Resident Evil Revelations (USA)
Devil's Third (USA)


WORKS WITH SPIIK:

NES Remix (USA)
NES Remix 2 (USA)
Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD (USA)
Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze (USA)
Bayonetta (USA)
Tank Tank Tank (USA)
Mighty Switch Force Hyper Drive Edition (USA)
Dr. Luigi (USA)
Hyrule Warriors (USA)
Mario and Sonic Sochi 2014 (USA)
Animal Crossing Amiibo Festival (USA)
Darksiders Warmastered Edition (USA)
The Wonderful 101 (USA)


DOES NOT WORK WITH SPIIK:

Tekken Tag Tournament 2 (USA)
Batman Arkham City Armored Edition (USA)
Kirby and the Rainbow Curse (USA)
Yoshi's Woolly World (USA)
Super Mario 3D World (USA)
Mario and Sonic Rio 2016 (USA)
Shovel Knight (USA)
Mighty No 9 (USA)
 
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Thx for your update list.
Super Mario 3D is working on my JPN.
Thanks for that.

I added the exact console I used in case there's differences between setups and consoles. Figure it'll help to pinpoint which versions work with what mod and console version. One list here has changing the language files for New Super Mario Bros U while mine worked perfect. So, I wonder if there's revisions to the console. Mine was made around late 2015.
 

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Thanks for that.

I added the exact console I used in case there's differences between setups and consoles. Figure it'll help to pinpoint which versions work with what mod and console version. One list here has changing the language files for New Super Mario Bros U while mine worked perfect. So, I wonder if there's revisions to the console. Mine was made around late 2015.
Hmm, its strange because mine NSMBU works only after Lang files replacement, but maybe its like you said.
 

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Are you using the USA version off the WiiU USB Helper or another source?
Yes. For the first game check i always use USA version of the gamę. When it doesn't work (directly, with Spiik, with file replacement) then i use JPN version of the game and try to change language. Earlier i used USB Helper but now i use NUSspli most of the time.
 
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Yes. For the first game check i always use USA version of the gamę. When it doesn't work (directly, with Spiik, with file replacement) then i use JPN version of the game and try to change language. Earlier i used USB Helper but now i use NUSspli most of the time.

Which region do you use for Mario Kart 8?

Tried USA no working. Tried JP it works. I tried to change the language to English by overwiting the msbt file from english folder to japan folder, but the game still japanese? Would you mind to give some info on this?
 
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Still didn't get the DLC or Updates to work, but I do have a big list of definitive findings on Tiramisu:

Tested on a 32GB White WiiU NTSC-J Super Mario Maker Bundle unit

WORKS STOCK:

New Super Mario Bros U (USA)
DuckTales Remastered (USA)
Legend of Zelda: Wind Waker HD (USA)
Super Smash Bros For WiiU (USA)
Mario Tennis Ultra Smash (USA)
Nintendo Land (USA)
Xenoblade Chronicles X (USA)
ZombiU (USA)
Fist of the North Star: Ken's Rage 2 (USA)
Fatal Frame: Maiden of Black Water (USA)
Mighty Switch Force 2 (USA)
Angry Video Game Nerd Adventures (USA)
Steamworld Dig (USA)
Epic Mickey 2 (USA)
Deus Ex Human Revolution (USA)
Freedom Planet (USA)
Game and Wario (USA)
Ghost Blade HD (USA)
Guacamelee (USA)
Injustice Gods Among Us (USA)
Lego City Undercover (USA)
Lego Star Wars The Force Awakens (USA)
Rayman Legends (USA)
Splatoon (USA)
Tokyo Mirage Sessions FE (USA)
ZombiU (USA)
Shantae and the Pirate's Curse (USA)
Shakedown Hawaii (USA)
Mass Effect 3 Special Edition (USA)
Call of Duty Ghosts (USA)
Call of Duty Black Ops II (USA)
Assassin's Creed III (USA)
Assassin's Creed IV (USA)
Darksiders II (USA)
Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate (USA)
Shantae Half Genie Hero (USA)
Wheel of Fortune (USA)


CHANGES LANGUAGE:

NES Remix (USA)
Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD (USA)
Tekken Tag Tournament 2 (USA)
Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze (USA)
Batman Arkham City Armored Edition (USA)
Kirby and the Rainbow Curse (USA)
Yoshi's Woolly World (USA)
Tank Tank Tank (USA)
Mighty Switch Force Hyper Drive Edition (USA)
Bayonetta (USA)
Hyrule Warriors (USA)
Mario and Sonic Rio 2016 (USA)
Mario and Sonic Sochi 2014 (USA)
Shantae Risky's Revenge (USA)
Shovel Knight (USA)
Darksiders Warmastered Edition (USA)
The Wonderful 101 (USA)
Mighty No. 9 (USA)
Resident Evil Revelations (USA)
Devil's Third (USA)


FREEZES:

NES REMIX 2 (USA)
Super Mario 3D World (USA)
Dr. Luigi (USA)
Animal Crossing Amiibo Festival (USA)



NEED TO CHANGE LANGUAGE IN GAME:

Ninja Gaiden 3: Razor's Edge (USA)
Bayonetta 2 (USA)
Sonic Lost World (USA)
Mighty No. 9 (USA)
Resident Evil Revelations (USA)
Devil's Third (USA)


WORKS WITH SPIIK:

NES Remix (USA)
NES Remix 2 (USA)
Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD (USA)
Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze (USA)
Bayonetta (USA)
Tank Tank Tank (USA)
Mighty Switch Force Hyper Drive Edition (USA)
Dr. Luigi (USA)
Hyrule Warriors (USA)
Mario and Sonic Sochi 2014 (USA)
Animal Crossing Amiibo Festival (USA)
Darksiders Warmastered Edition (USA)
The Wonderful 101 (USA)


DOES NOT WORK WITH SPIIK:

Tekken Tag Tournament 2 (USA)
Batman Arkham City Armored Edition (USA)
Kirby and the Rainbow Curse (USA)
Yoshi's Woolly World (USA)
Super Mario 3D World (USA)
Mario and Sonic Rio 2016 (USA)
Shovel Knight (USA)
Mighty No 9 (USA)

Which files to move in Zelda Twilight Peincess HD?


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Which region do you use for Mario Kart 8?

Tried USA no working. Tried JP it works. I tried to change the language to English by overwiting the msbt file from english folder to japan folder, but the game still japanese? Would you mind to give some info on this?

I do not remeber which version i use, i would have to check this but i could not do this now, but iam sure in 99% that i use USA version.

Here is a little tip, for Lang change.

Mario Kart 8 how to change language: 1. go to content/ui/ee and copy all .mbst files there (do not copy .szs file this causes Encryption DSI occurred!!) 2. go to content/ui/jp and paste the .mbst files(from the ee folder) here 3. You're good to go. the game will boot normally
 
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I do not remeber which version i use, i would have to check this but i could not do this now, but iam sure in 99% that i use USA version.

Here is a little tip, for Lang change.

Mario Kart 8 how to change language: 1. go to content/ui/ee and copy all .mbst files there (do not copy .szs file this causes Encryption DSI occurred!!) 2. go to content/ui/jp and paste the .mbst files(from the ee folder) here 3. You're good to go. the game will boot normally

I tried this, the game booted but still in Japanaese. This is using japanese region, Previously I tried Us version but that stuck on splash screen.
 
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