Wii U Pad Controler on the PC?

Discussion in 'Wii U - Hacking & Backup Loaders' started by Edwii, Jul 12, 2013.

  1. Edwii
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    I've been searching around, but it's hard to find the answers I'm looking for.

    I don't own a Wii U, and I still haven't had a good enough reason to get one.
    A great reason why I would get one, is just for the Pad/tablet Controller, IF I can use it to play games and stream video to from a PC.

    What I dream of doing is streaming steam games, and various Nintendo emulators to it from my pc.
    My questions:
    Has this been done yet?
    Is some one working on it?
    Is this even a realistic thing I could hope for?
     
  2. grossaffe

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    Stream video to it? I doubt you'll be seeing that anytime soon. Maybe in the distant future if the right person picks up an interest in it it'll happen, but it's not nearly as simple as getting other controllers to work.
     
  3. Edwii
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    I could be wrong, but this video show's it doing it, but it's not streaming at a playable speed from the looks of it.
     
  4. blinkzane

    blinkzane Panic at your moms house

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    I believe currently you're just running a pc remote program to a website where you can stream on the wii u's internet. correct me if I'm wrong, I had no interest when I found out how it was done. I would like to see full bluetooth integration
     
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  5. spinal_cord

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    If anyone has even bothered to google this, currently it is possible to emulate the wii u controller on a PC (use a PC and gamepad as a wii u controller) and almost possible to stream pc content to a wii u controller, however there is something currently stopping it from working properly. Don't expect a release in the next few days or anything like that, but I doubt it will be in the FAR future, as apparently it is *only* streaming video over wifi, there should be no difficulty in doing this manually for those who know how to do that sort of thing.

    *edit* It's the Dolphin guys that are working on it. No surprise there then.

    Some Twitter Quotes....

    Pierre Bourdon@delroth_
    @nerdMiguelAngel well, to be honest the other direction (gamepad <-> pc) is more interesting - but this is WIP too :)

    Pierre Bourdon@delroth_
    @pauldacheez it's not next, it's already WIP and it should work, but it does not for some reason we haven't really figured out yet
     
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