Questions tagged [wii-u]

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 regarding the original Wii, Wii Family Edition, or the Wii Mini.

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Can you transfer worlds from Minecraft Wii U to Switch?

Hello I'm an avid Minecraft player with a lot of worlds that I love but most of them are on Wii U and I just got a Nintendo switch and I'm wondering if I can transfer the worlds over?
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How much space do I need for Lego Dimensions?

We have an 8GB Nintendo Wii U. My youngest will be getting Lego Dimensions for his birthday. I'm afraid I won't have enough room left on the Wii U for additional game content that needs to be ...
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Please tell me how to run bedwars on the wii-u

My son and friend want to play bedwars on the wii-u. Do I need to register with a server that runs bedwars in order to access it via the wiiu minecraft menu? I am a noob in this field, so please any ...
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How do I turn on the Gamepad's IR without turning on the Wii U itself?

I use it to play PC games with a Wiimote, but my main concern is with power usage. I don't like the idea of having both my PC and Wii U taking up electricity.
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How much space takes to install a physical copy of Pikmin 3 on Wii U?

How much space takes to install a physical copy of Pikmin 3 on Wii U? With, and without the DLCs? (and needed to complete the full game).
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Does a physical copy of Batman: Arkham City Armored Edition need any extra install size on Wii U?

Does a physical copy of Batman: Arkham City Armored Edition need any extra install size on Wii U, and how much needed space it takes? I'm asking because i want to get it but i only have left 3 GB and ...
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Wii U not recognizing the adapter + ethernet cable

I had my Wii U turned off, put the adapter in and then the ethernet cable. But, whenever I go into wired connection it tells me to plug in the adapter even though it's already in, whats the problem? (...
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Is there any way to find out the type of block without breaking it?

Is there any way to get the type of a block (in textual form) without breaking it first when playing Minecraft on the Wii U? First I was expecting that information to show up while holding the ...
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Are the GameCube, Wii, and Wii U vulnerable to the year 2038 problem?

The year 2038 problem is a thing in lots of embedded systems that use a 232 integer to track seconds. Basically, once January 19th 2038 happens, an overflow runs the believed "current time" back to ...
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How to Connect a Wii U Gamepad to a Wii U WITHOUT the TV?

I bought a Wii U used console that didn't come with a Wii U gamepad, which is all fine and dandy. Knowing that the Wii U is practically a useless hunk of plastic without the gamepad, I also bought a ...
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Can I move Zelda Breath of the Wild data to a new Wii U?

I played Zelda Breath of the Wild on my friend's Wii U. However, I have recently bought myself a Wii U and a copy of the game. Is there a way to transfer data over to my Wii U? I used my own profile ...
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What controllers can you use for Minecraft Wii U Edition?

I can't figure out what controllers I can use in Minecraft Wii U Edition.
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Should I update my Wii U if there's a chance of a power outage?

I have a Wii U and I once updated it. Though suddenly, the power went out and the console was bricked. That was the initial update (I think, since I couldn't access the normal Wii menu) and I'm not ...
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My dogs won't stand up in Minecraft

In Minecraft for Wii U, my dogs had been working fine for ages. However, one time one of my dogs was in a boat that I destroyed, and following this the dog wouldn't stand up. Then, none of my other ...
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Can saved games be transferred from one profile to another on the Wii U?

As per NKCampbell's comment: Is there a way to transfer save data from one profile to another on the Wii U? Example: Transfer saved games of an old kid's profile (who earned the Master Sword in Breath ...
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Does Breath of the Wild for Wii U require a TV?

I've decided that I can't live without Zelda: Breath of the Wild any longer, but I don't have any of the recent Nintendo consoles. Given that the game performance and graphics seem comparable on Wii U ...
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Wii Remotes Connect and Disconnect from Wii U

When I try to use my Wii Remotes on the Wii U menu and on the Wii channel within the console, the remote will turn on, and immediately turn off. I can see the cursor on the screen. Occassionally, I ...
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If I bought the Super Luigi U DLC on my Super Mario Bros. U disk, if I sell it, will the customer have the DLC?

I bought the Super Luigi U thing, and I want to sell it now. Will the DLC be on the customers game?
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Can't get 2nd player working in Lego SW Force Awakens

I bought this game for my Wii U a few days ago and I can't seem to figure out how to get a second player working for my kids. I was playing the game with the Wii U gamepad, and have a Wiimote with a ...
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Nintendo Digital Zelda Breath of the Wild Wii U transfer to Switch

Does the wii u digital version of Zelda Breath of the Wild count the same as Switch Zelda Breath of the Wild version? IE if you own wii u Zelda breath of the wild, Will it count as owning Zelda ...
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Is there a way to have multiple players / save sets in Zelda: Breath of the Wild?

From what I've seen so far, it appears that you can only have one player at a time in Breath of The Wild. When you start the game again, the new game option prompts whether or not you want to ...
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Is the Wii U Pro Controller compatible with the Nintendo Switch?

Can the Wii U Pro Controller be connected to the Nintendo Switch console to use the controller in games or applications?
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Two Wii u's. Two Minecraft discs. Two tvs. same house

I bought my two sons each a Wii U and Minecraft. How can they get in each other's worlds when playing from the same house but on different Wii U's and different TVs?
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Can Bluetooth headphones work with Wii U?

I have a pair of Bluetooth headphones, and I would like to use them with my Wii U. Is there any way I can do that without using any special addons?
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Wii U - backing up save data onto a flash drive, reformatting the Wii U, and then copying the save data back onto the Wii U

Due to some complications, I might have to reformat my Wii U (basically go to Settings and select "Delete All Content & Settings"). Based on what I read online, if I do this, I will lose all of my ...
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Wii U disc drive spitting out disk after making noises

My Wii U is behaving like the one in this video: I have no idea why it's behaving that way, I have kept my Wii U in great condition since I bought it 2 years ago, ...
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How to resolve Wii U networking dysfunction?

I'm a network admin, so this isn't my first rodeo, but I'm really fighting Wii U networking at the moment. The same problem exhibits itself with both wireless and wired networking. I prefer wired ...
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Why aren't controllers for players 3 and 4 detected for Battle Arena mode?

We are trying to play the 4-player split screen multiplayer mode of LEGO Dimensions Battle Arena on the Wii U. I have 3 WiiMotion Plus with Nunchucks controllers and the Wii U gamepad. We are trying ...
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Do multiple user accounts on the Wii U all share the same save data for games?

My little brother disgustingly hogs my Wii U so much and some games I like to do myself, like Splatoon, I can't because he played the ever living life out of it. If I make another Wii U Mii profile ...
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Lego Dimensions GhostBusters 2016 28/29

My Lego Dimensions shows that I need 29 gold bricks. However, this guide says that there should only be 28. http://www.brickstolife.com/all-guide-list/ghostbusters-adventure-world-guide-2016/ Any ...
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Do I need a “wired sensor bar” to play Skyward Sword on Wii U?

To play Wii's Skyward Sword on Wii U, is a Wii Motion Plus and Nunchuk all what I need? In particular, do I also need to buy a Wired Sensor Bar?
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Can I download a game from EU E-shop on the Wii U whilst in Australia?

I don't have a Wii U yet but am after a specific game (underground), only available on EU E-shop, but I live in Australia. Is there a way to buy Wii U here, then connect to EU E-shop, download the ...
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Can i play multiplayer Wiiu games on a gamepad and a wii remote?

I'm buying a wii U with a gamepad, and i have money leftover to buy a wii remote alongside it, which i was going to do, but then i read somewhere that i need TWO wii remotes to play multiplayer on the ...
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How to connect Wii U to monitor and speakers

I have a Wii U that I would like to play on my monitor. I have a number of other devices connected to the monitor, so I use a five-way HDMI switch to control the visual input. When I connect my PC or ...
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How to get Wii U to connect to SOCKS5 proxy?

I have tried to get my Wii U to connect to a SOCKS5 proxy. But when I run the connection test the "Internet" part fails with code 103-2101. My SOCKS5 proxy server is srelay. I can connect to it on my ...
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How to tell if Wii U can play this game on product page?

I was browsing video games on the Nintendo eShop and saw lot of video games. A question often pop up in my head while looking through the catalogs: can the Wii U play an arbitrary 3DS game? There is ...
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Can you connect more than one 3DS controller to Smash Wii U?

Is this possible? I unfortunately don't have more than one 3ds with Smash installed, so it is impossible for me to check. Thanks.
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I just bought a Wii U directly from Nintendo, but I cannot enter it

So I recently bought a Wii U, but there is an account - assumingly used to test - on it, with a Parental Controls PIN assigned to the Wii U. It also had a disc inside. I can't reset it, as there are ...
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How do you do a neutral special in Super Smash Bros. 4 with the right joystick?

How do you do a neutral special/attack with the right joystick on the Wii-u-Gamepad/ProController/GamecubeController? When you change the right joystick to special.
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Can I play Metroid Prime for Wii U just using gamepad?

Or is it wiimote + nunchack required?
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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 I also bought one for me (3.0) and one of those figures, we ...
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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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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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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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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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Wii save 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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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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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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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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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?