Where do you install backup Wii games from Wii U USB Helper?

Discussion in 'Wii U - Hacking & Backup Loaders' started by RunkMunk, Jul 21, 2017.

  1. RunkMunk
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    Hi!

    I wonder if I can install downloaded backup Wii games from Wii U USB Helper (for example, Super Mario Galaxy 1 & 2 which you can find there when you filter for Wii games) on my external hard drive with WUP Installer GX2?

    Or do I have to use vWii and USB GXLoader instead to play backup Wii games?

    I am asking here so I don't brick my Wii U. Thx for help!
     
  2. OkazakiTheOtaku

    OkazakiTheOtaku no thanks, I don't want a custom title

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    If you get them from the Wii U USB Helper they can be installed with WUP Installer, yes. But regular ISOs or .wbfs will not work.
     
  3. RunkMunk
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    Oh, so they count as Wii VCs for Wii U? I didn't find them in a list of available Wii U VC games in eShop so I was wondering. Thx for ur reply! =)
     
  4. OkazakiTheOtaku

    OkazakiTheOtaku no thanks, I don't want a custom title

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    Yeah, I've done it myself. They're not technically "VC" since they're not being emulated, but it works the same way as a VC to the user, I suppose.
     
  5. AmandaRose

    AmandaRose Do what I do. Hold tight and pretend it’s a plan

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    they run on vwii which is short for virtual wii the wii was a console so Nintendo can get legally get away with calling Wii games on wiiu Virtual Console games lol

    (Disclaimer the above is a joke before people get all serious about it lol)
     
    Last edited by AmandaRose, Jul 21, 2017
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