Wii U GamePad Update?

Discussion in 'Wii U - Hacking & Backup Loaders' started by Nekron, Dec 15, 2015.

  1. Nekron
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    Nekron Advanced Member

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    Sep 9, 2015
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    Hi guys, so i just got a wii u and as i'm setting it up it asks me to do a gamepad update even though i haven't connected it to the internet.Does this have to do with my console's firmware (is it gonna update past 5.3.2?) or its just a thing that happens to everyone?Is the gamepad update same as the system update(updating my firmware) or is it just a competely different thing?Thanks
     
  2. mech

    mech ♥️♥️♥️♥️♥️♥️♥️♥️

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    You can update the game pad, it's fine. It won't update the wii u firmware.
     
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  3. MattKimura

    MattKimura 3DS & WiiU Enthusiast

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    I had no idea the Gamepad can update, I guess it really is like a separate system of it's own. What's the latest firmware for the gamepad?
    I bought my Wii U bundle recently in Nov, but swapped the console for an older one.
     
  4. SomeGamer

    SomeGamer GBAtemp Guru

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    The Wii U GamePad needs to be updated in order to use the Quick Start function.
     
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