The Wii U is an eighth generation television console by Nintendo that primarily uses a controller with a built-in touchscreen. Use this tag if the question is about Wii U's operating system, hardware, or a game feature made only for the Wii U. DO NOT use for general Wii questions, or questions ...

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buy nintendo eshop card in US for Canada

I don't see any nintendo eshop cards in Canada, which can be delivered online. If I buy such card in US, will it work in Canada?
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If you have a Nintendo Network ID on your Wii U and you get another Wii U, can you log in on the other Wii U with your same account? [duplicate]

I got a Wii U, and I made myself a Nintendo Network ID. Then one day I made my sister a Nintendo Network ID,too. Now, my sister is getting a Wii U, and we don't know if she can use her account on the ...
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Can you take pictures in the Wii U of YOURSELF like in the 3DS, not just Mii's Face

I got a Wii U, and it's awesome. I like the features. There is only one thing that disappoints me; that I can't find how to take pictures of myself or other people with the camera. It seems that I ...
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Is the Japanese Karaoke song list available on the UK version of the Wii U?

My son got a Wii U from his Japanese Grandfather for Christmas the issue is that it's a Japanese Wii U and we live in the UK. We have a power transformer but we can't get any UK games and I can't read ...
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Minecraft Update, change logs

I recently got Minecraft for the WiiU and shortly after there was an update. I have searched the wiki as well as extensively googled and have not been able to find a change log or update notes etc. . ...
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How to join servers?

My son wants to join a server on Minecraft (Wii U Edition), but we don't know how. How can he join a server?
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Can I use backed-up save data to have multiple save files under one account?

I would like to have start a game over, but do not want to erase my current progress in case I have second thoughts and want to go back. I could create a 2nd account & NNID on my Wii U, but if my ...
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Is there a way to make a tourney bracket with more than just 2 combatants per round?

In Super Smash Bros for the Wii U the tourney option is set to be played exclusively online. I used to play against cpus in my own created offline tourneys in Super Smash Bros Brawl. However, due to ...
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Vehicle Builds For Lego Dimension

I just purchased Bart Simpson & a Ninjago character, but when I place the vehicle disc on the center circle, I get a message that pops up telling me that it is an empty disc. I thought to build ...
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Are there any physics differences between styles in Mario Maker

Mario Maker allows you to change the game style when making levels so that it will look like Super Mario Bros, Super Mario Bros 3, Super Mario World, or New Super Mario Bros. The original games from ...
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Can you play minecraft on Wii U and Xbox together on mulitplayer?

I want to play with my friend but dont know how!
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Offline even though network connection test passed

Wii U network connection is set up and it passes the network connection test. But, during the game Splatoon, the guy says I'm offline. Is there something i'm supposed to do to connect it even after ...
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Minecraft on PC and Wii U

If I bought Minecraft Desktop version, can I convert it to Wii U version or maybe just get discount for it?
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Lego Dimension Unable To Login

On WiiU when I 1st start the lego dimension starter set it says connecting to Lego Dimension....it hangs at this screen an finally will show press X to cancel. I can never get the game to connect. ...
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How do I get audio from the GamePad headphone jack?

The Wii U's GamePad has a headphone jack. However, when I plug my headphones in, I don't hear any audio. How do I get my game's audio to output to the GamePad's headphone jack?
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Training Mode Percents

When practicing in training mode I may want to get to a certain percent, but it's very time consuming. Is there a way to go by like 50's or 100's or some sort of method that's faster other than going ...
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Can you make the Wii-u gamepad not disconnect after an hour?

I'm getting some new amiibo's for Christmas, and I want to train them while I'm AFK, but the problem is I don't know if the gamepad can stay on for more than an hour some how.
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Training Mode: NPC on control option

When I go in training mode I know that somehow you are able to make the NPC do an action when it's on the control option. I just don't know how.
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Play Minecraft on Wii U with other player on PC

Is it possible to play Minecraft on Wii U with other players playing on a PC? Even if I set the game as "online" on Wii U, it doesn't appear on local multiplayer list on my PC.
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Transfer PreInstalled Games from a bundle WiiU

I want to buy a Splatoon/SSB4 WiiU Bundle, but I already own another WiiU with an NNID Account (also linked to my 3DS). Can I download the pre-installed SSB4 and Splatoon to the Other WiiU? And if it ...
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Does a hard drive need to have an external power source to be compatible with the Wii U?

The FAQ for the Wii U regarding external storage recommends that you use an external hard drive with a dedicated power source, but is the dedicated power source absolutely necessary? I want to know, ...
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Prepare and backup Wii U for sale

I'm letting my Wii U go. Since I'm not switching to another unit (at least right now), what do I need to do and backup with Nintendo's weird protection policies to ensure that I can use my game saves ...
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Does changing a Nintendo ID remove or make unusable preinstalled games?

I purchased a preowned Wii U with 11 game discs, the system itself is the Zelda Wind Waker HD deluxe edition. If I add my Nintendo ID and remove the old one does that make the game on there unplayable ...
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It is possible to connect a Wii U to a Login protected Wi-Fi network?

Before you sign this off as one of 'those' threads, the situation is a bit different. Instead of having a web-login, a username/password is actually required to connect to the network itself. Here's ...
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If I plug in headphones with an integrated microphone, will the Wii U use it?

If I plug in headphones with an integrated microphone, will the Wii U use that instead of the GamePad's microphone?
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How do I get rid of the “THE END” screen in Super Mario World? [duplicate]

I finished Super Mario World on the Wii U Virtual Console and I watched the credits. At the end was Mario, Peach and Luigi standing there with the words THE END. It won't go away no matter what I do. ...
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Can i have my download games from my old Nintendo network id to my new one?

I want to link a new nintendo network id from my wii u to my 3ds but to do that I have to delete everything and I don't want to lose my games that I got from the E shop please help me!
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How can I take a screenshot of my Mii on a Wii-U?

Following on from How can I upload screenshots from my Wii U? I'd like to know how to take a screenshot of my Mii. I'm growing a moustache for Movember and I've just added a moustache to my Mii to ...
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How Many levels are in Super Mario World?

I was playing Super Mario World on the Wii U the other day and my dad said that in order to "beat the game legitimately" you have to beat every level. How many levels are there?
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Are there any HDMI Ethernet Channel-enabled consoles?

Is any of the current or previous generation consoles have HDMI Ethernet Channel-enabled ?
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How do I play transferred Nintendo 64 games on my Wii U

I just recently transferred all my Wii stuff to my Wii U, and when I tried to play a N64 game it, said, "This channel can not be launched on this Wii console." How do I transfer Nintendo 64 games onto ...
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Is it possible to get US games from the nintendo Eshop in wii u?

I have always wanted to speedrun Donkey Kong 64 but i realized half the glitches you need to use are left out of the PAL version (i'm in Australia). I want to play on the wii u VC but i'm assuming the ...
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What are the disadvantages of purchasing pre-owned games for the Wii U?

I have a Wii U and I want to buy some games. It's in the nature of console games, that they are expensive. So I think about buying pre-owned games. Because the Nintendo Club is closing, I have no ...
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Is the Wii Fit U board compatible with the original Wii?

I have Googled this for ages and can't find an answer. I know that the Wii Fit board is compatible for the Wii U, but how about the other way around: original Wii & new Wii Fit U board?
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Yoshi's Wooly World and Wii Remote classic

I've just bought the game and I am unable to use the Wii remote as a playable controller. The Wii Remote is properly synced with the Wii U (I am call the home menu and such), however on the ...
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I've set up internet on my Wii U but it isn't working?

I've set up my Wii U internet, it's been working for a while, then today when I try to start up Splatoon it says "unable to connect to internet". so then, I tried to play Smash Brothers, then it says ...
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Can a Wii-U gamepad be used as the screen for multiple players?

The Wii U is of interest to me due to the fact you do not necessarily need a TV in order to use it, being able to use the game pad as the screen.However, I would mainly be interested in playing with ...
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What happens when you scan your 31st Amiibo in Amiibo Tap?

Each time you scan an Amiibo in Amiibo Tap: Nintendo's Greatest Bits, it unlocks a virtual console demo that is tied to the Amiibo you scanned to unlock it. There are 30 game demos. What happens if, ...
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Why will my Skylanders Giant Wii game not work in the Wii U?

My 6year old son loves playing Skylanders. He has the Skylanders Giant game for the Wii and is wanting to play it on his new Wii U. I thought the Wii games were supposed to still work on the Wii U, ...
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Moving to a new WiiU with bundled games

I have a WiiU, and I've just won a new one that happens to be the Super Mario 3D World Bundle edition. That's got a bigger hard drive plus two free games, so I'd like to move my saves and games to ...
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Can a 2nd driver in a Mario Kart 8 “vs” race select a User Mii? (On Wii U)

When playing a 2-player "vs" race in Mario Kart 8 on Wii U, the highlights reel (which can be viewed in the "MKTV"/"MarioKart TV" section from the main menu) identifies the first player by the name of ...
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What control options are there for Wii U Virtual Console games?

I have heard competing answers to the question "What controls work with Wii U Virtual Console". I have heard that the gamepad works, I have heard that you need a Wii U Virtual controller, I have ...
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HDMI to DVI-D problem

We bought a Wii u and operated it on a borrowed TV with an HDMI input. I hooked it up to our panansonic tau which has a DVI input via an adapter. I cannot get a picture but get some "snow". It is ...
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How to remove personal data from Wii U?

I've got a Wii U that I never use. It's mere presence taunts me by reminding me of my poor purchasing decisions. If I want to remove all my personal details from it including save games and eShop ...
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Why are my Wii Remotes being laggy and choppy?

So I'm playing Super Smash Bros for Wii U (offline) and the controls are doing all sorts of weird things. Sometimes there's just crazy lag (like I'll hold left to run and it takes like 2 seconds for ...
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What is the recommended upgrade path from Wii and 3DS to Wii U?

I've just got a WiiU and am going to dust off my Wii and transfer my Wii data to it. I've connected to the new store and Nintendo network via my 3DS. Is there an order to transfer my Wii data and ...
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What happens if you use an Amiibo in Smash that hasn't been unlocked as a character?

What happens if you use an Amiibo of a character that is locked by default in Super Smash Bros for Wii U and 3DS (like Duck Hunt) before unlocking the character on that copy of the game? Does it ...
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Mii changed on my 3DS

So I have had my 3DS for about three years now as well as a Nintendo Network ID. My little brother was recently given a Wii U and being the kind older sister I am, set it up for him on my Nintendo ID. ...
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I bought the Super Smash Bros for 3DS and Wii U Lucas DLC on my 3DS, but it didn't appear on my Wii U

I bought Super Smash Bros for 3DS and wanted a DLC, so I bought Lucas for 3DS and Wii U, but Lucas doesn't appear on my Wii U. I don't know how to link my accounts together. How do I link them ...
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Can it do harm to turn off Wii-U with orange light?

I have my Wii U connected with a power strip with a switch. That switch is always off, except when I want to play a game, obviously. When I stop playing, the Wii U is updating most of the time (orange ...