Wii U softmodding, a few questions

Discussion in 'Wii U - Hacking & Backup Loaders' started by Randall402, May 9, 2014.

  1. Randall402
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    Hi, I recently purchased a Wii U and I would like to softmod it to play my Wii games, but I need a bit of help

    1. I understand you need one of a few certain games to softmod it, and I can go down to my local Kmart and pick one up, but I just think it's odd that the only wii games my kmart has are both games you can softmod the wii u with (SSBB, Lego Batman). Could these games have been patched or updated so they won't work with the save exploits?

    2.I read for an external hard drive to work with a Wii U, the Wii U must format it, is this true for using the hard drive in wii mode?

    3. Does the Wii U stream homebrew and backups being played in Wii mode to the gamepad?

    4. I have a 3TB Seagate external hard drive that's powered from an external power supply, do I need anything special for it to work on the Wii U?
     
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    Thanks for the reply.


    Alright, so I went out and purchased Lego Batman for the Wii, buuuut the only one they had came with a Dvd of of the Batman The Movie, does anyone know if this will work with the exploit? I just wanna make sure I know before I open it and can't return it.
     
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    I don't think it's possible to brick your console for trying a trick with a patched game disk (I think only Zelda got patched out, and it doesn't work at all on vWii U. I think they banned the gamesave). I know Smash works regardless because it uses the SD Card and not any system files. Also don't insert the sd card while in wii u mode as I know it deletes the files needed for the Smash hack to work might be the same for batman (or set SD to read only while in Wii U mode but I just leave it out unless I'm in wii mode).