USB Region free games

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  1. Keylogger
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    Keylogger GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

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    Ok so I have just installed a US game on my EUR Wii U SYSNAND with WUPInstaller.
    Game doesn't boot because of the wrong region.

    I have replaced all files from the meta folder with meta files from EUR game. (Replaced with WUPhax)

    Now my US game works great on my EUR Sysnand :)

    EDIT:
    So to play region free games;
    -Download the game you want (Ex: MK8 US for EUR Wii U)
    -Download the meta folder of that game but from your region (Download MK8 EUR meta folder)
    -Replace files with WUPClient
     
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  2. xtheman

    xtheman GBAtemp Guru

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    Cool story bro.

    Care to give us some useful info?

    no offensive
     
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    xtheman GBAtemp Guru

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    I've know about this since installing to sysnand was possible.

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    Or easier just dump the meta folder with wupclient and edit meta.xml.
     
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    Keylogger GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

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    Yeah ^^
    I already have the "big meta pack" for loadiine games so I don't need to edit anything
     
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    xtheman GBAtemp Guru

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    It is still good to know if you use say Wii VC like Super Mario Galaxy 2.
     
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    I thought the Wii U could brick from installing out of region games??
     
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    nope
     
  9. TehCupcakes

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    This was misinformation spread by people who were too scared to try. (This never really had any validity from a technical stand-point anyway.) It's not going to brick, it just won't launch.
     
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    xtheman GBAtemp Guru

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    I installed a ton of out of region games. no brick

    Most things people say brick are really that they are too scared to try.
     
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    thekarter104 GBAtemp Maniac

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    Were they just rumors? Did you use exploit do Brasil?
     
  12. xtheman

    xtheman GBAtemp Guru

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    I used brazilian and iosuhax in sysnand
     
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    Ahjaja ok. The reason why people are scared is because it's a $300 'piece of' hardware. Not $1. lol
     
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    Pretty interesting method. That would allow import games to be installed without much problem.

    Not only that, but fan translations on sysnand and mods used for loadiine could work too, right?
     
  15. xtheman

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    They do work. I remember someone patching a translation of TPHD to their game.
     
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