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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What do i need to play Disney Infinity 3.0 on Wii U?

I have two figures (the two ones from Zootopia) and next month is my girlfriend's birthday, so i wanted to give her a copy of the game, and bought also one for me (3.0) and one of those figures, we ...
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Can I play online in Minecraft: WiiU?

In Minecraft: WiiU I have a survival world and a creative build/ experiment world, and I also like playing around with the tutorial world. But is it possible to play online (servers) in Minecraft: ...
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eShop version of Metroid Prime Trilogy freezes on WiiU

I downloaded the eShop version of Metroid Prime Trilogy and played for a few hours. I later moved it to a USB drive. Now, I can get to the initial menus, pick a game, save file, etc., then the whole ...
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How much does a new Wii U Wind Waker bundle edition have to download in order to play?

I'm planning to buy a Wii U and the LOZ Wind Waker bundle edition seems like a nice deal, but as far as I know the bundle does not come with a physical copy of the game, so you have to download it ...
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Connecting WiiU Minecraft and an Android

My kids want to both play Minecraft with their cousin in another state at the same time. The problem: 2 kids, 1 Wii U. Can I somehow connect a tablet to the WiiU platform so both of my kids can play ...
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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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Is Minecraft: Wii U Edition only available in Nintendo's eShop?

I prefer physical discs over downloadable, digital-only products. Can I get Minecraft for the Wii U as a physical disc? Or is it only available in Nintendo's eShop?
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Can I play Minecraft only using the Wii U gamepad?

I'm trying to decide if I should get Minecraft for the PS4 or Wii U. My kids will be the ones playing it. I'd like them to be able to play with just the Wii U's gamepad while I do something else on ...
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What controllers can you use on Minecraft for Wii-U

On Minecraft for the Wii-U I have heard you cannot use the Wii remote or nun-chuck, is this true? What are the controllers you can use?
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Villager breeding on the WiiU

A little background: I'm playing Survival on the WiiU. My world's village is in the desert and many interesting villagers have been slaughtered by monsters (priest, weaponsmith, armorsmith…). I'm ...
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Can I export my world from the Wii U version of Minecraft onto a USB Stick?

Can I export my world from the Wii U version of Minecraft onto a USB Stick? If that is possible, where can the save file be used?
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Online quests Wii U and 3DS Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate

I have been playing a lot MH3U on Wii U, and also my son... He has a 3DS, and I'd like to play online quest with him, and another players around. If i buy a 3DS cartdrige of this game, we can join ...
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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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Wii U HDMI to DVI-D displays snow

We bought a Wii U and used it on a borrowed TV with an HDMI input. I hooked it up to my Panasonic Tau which has a DVI input via an adapter. I cannot get a picture but get some "snow". It is on the ...
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Is it Possible to Record Wii U Footage without an Elgato?

So, I was wondering if it is possible to record Wii U footage without using an elgato, or capture card. I don't need it in HD, but I just need the footage on my computer.
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How can I get special symbols for my Mii nickname?

For example, I have seen someone with the music note symbol, and I'm confused on how to get these, because I want them.
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Wii U Transfer: Hung on Loading Data From SD Card Screen

I just purchased a Wii U yesterday and after the initial setup I wanted to transfer my Wii data to my Wii U. I had to do some preparation for the transfer because I have a hacked Wii. I hadn't used it ...
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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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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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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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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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How do I fix ghost inputs on certain games from HID controllers?

This is a pretty technical question, so I apologize in advance for any long-windedness. I'm using a Wii U Pro Controller, connected to my PC via Bluetooth, in conjunction with a program called ...
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3DS and Wii U Nintendo ID merging problems

I'm usually really smart when it comes to electronics, but Nintendo is killing me with all this new ID and merging and data transfer stuff. I'll try to keep things short as possible while trying to be ...
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Is the Wii U compatible with Gamecube games?

So despite some initial confusion about whether the Wii U was an accessory or a console successor to the Wii, I now understand that it is, in fact, a new console. During its initial presentation, ...
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Why is my Wii U having massive fits of controller lag?

I bought a new Wii U a few months ago. I most often play Mario Kart Wii (in Wii mode) and have been noticing an increasing amount of fits of controller lag. I know that the Wii isn't known for ...
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Wii sava data on the Wii U

I just recently transferred all of my save data from the Wii to the Wii U, and it's my understanding that data for Virtual Console games on the Wii isn't compatitible with the same VC title downloaded ...
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Why does the coop baby for multiplayer magnetize to the bottom right corner?

When I use the coop baby for multiplayer why does it magnetize to the bottom right corner, when I try to move only the d-pad works and I can't go right, is this intentional? If not how do I fix it.
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How do I get a five-star overall rating for a match?

After a match in Pokkén Tournament is concluded, the player is given star rankings in four categories - Offense, Defense, Technique, and Bonus - followed by an overall rating based on those four. ...
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Wii U only connects to preferred access point

I never cared too much about the "preferred" wireless access point because I only ever had one. However, recently I've moved my Wii U to elsewhere in my house and hooked it up to a computer monitor. ...
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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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WiiU Bundle is missing a game

I recently purchased my son a WiiU since he broke the last one, and it is supposed to have Smash Bros and Splatoon pre-installed, but I don't see Smash Bros. Where would it be?
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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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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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Cheat code to unlock the special cup does not work on Wii U Virtual Console

I just got Super Mario Kart for the Wii U today off of the Nintendo eShop. I found a cheat code online that you can use to automatically unlock Special Cup in time trials mode. The steps are: Select ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Play secret of mana or zombies ate my neighbors on wii U?

I bought Secret of Mana and Zombies Ate My Neighbors on the Wii U via the older Wii virtual console. But when I went to play, a message came up that I had to attach a "classic controller" or exit. ...
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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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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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Does the Wii U use HDCP copy protection on on games via its HDMI output?

I'd like to record gaming videos via HDMI on the Wii U, so I wonder if its HDMI output is protected by HDCP, which would mean I'd need to use another output method to record. I've googled a bit and ...