Would games installed via WUP Installer still work if exploit is closed?

Discussion in 'Wii U - Hacking & Backup Loaders' started by markmcrobie, Oct 29, 2016.

  1. markmcrobie
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    Hypothetically, if the Wii U was updated and the exploit which allows WUP Installer, Homebrew Launcher, etc, was closed, would games already installed to system memory/USB via WUP Installer still work?
     
  2. xtheman

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    They act as though they are legit games so they work wether or not the exploit is on. So they should stay even with the update
     
  3. TayTayTheKiller

    TayTayTheKiller Forever noob

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    Are the games installed locked to the one console/account, or can you use the usb HDD in any wii u?
     
  4. xtheman

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    The usb exploit has a ticket that works on all wii u. Not tied to any wii u. (It is using the disc tiket which works on all wii u and spoofs it as eshop ticket so it works on all wii u)
     
  5. markmcrobie
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    That would be awesome - on the basis I doubt there'll be many new Wii U games now, in theory we could just installing all the best games that are available now to a USB drive, and play forever
     
  6. xtheman

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    This is just my theory. Ninty could check the tickets if they wanted and delete them.
     
  7. naddel81

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    so my USB HDD will work on another wii U?
     
  8. xtheman

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    No. The games ticket will work on any wii u if you dumped it with iosu
     
  9. naddel81

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    so the USB HDD with the wupinstaller-installed games will work anywhere?
    and the nintendo-downloaded games are console-specific and won't show up on another wii u (or will be deleted)?
     
  10. lafleche

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    But now that wuds can be installed with unmodified tickets, it seems almost impossible for Nintendo to detect those.
     
  11. gamesquest1

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    pretty sure Nintendo could just look for and delete/blacklist the universally signed tickets, so be careful with future updates

    the more longterm/safe solution will be running under emunand for future updates, there signature checks are patched so you can install whatever you want
     
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  12. xtheman

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    Plugging a hdd from one wii u to a different one won't work. Dumping the ticket and installing on a different wii u will work.
     
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    This, per-console encryption keys, you'd have to get the OTP from both consoles and make a tool to un-encrypt and re-encrypt and even then there's probably still some console specific data on it
     
  14. gamesquest1

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    plus if it's anything like the 3ds the tickets will almost certainly be stored in the nand so even if you re-encrypted a hdd to work on another system the games would not work
     
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    I'm also frightened that playing online could ban that particular Wii U console forever, like it does with sky3ds with public header?
     
  16. zeldaism

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    It's as if you own the game. Your completely safe.
     
  17. fenderjaguar

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    But there'll be like thousands of people using the same ticket?
     
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  18. Hking0036

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    Every disc ticket is the same.
     
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  19. fenderjaguar

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    hah! fantastic!
     
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