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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Wii U has no Video Output

I have a Wii U. The AV input apparently stopped working one day, which I changed to an HDMI cable to my Smart TV. This also did not pick up any input whatsoever, and I am unable to change any settings ...
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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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per user language settings on Wii U

I recently bought a Wii U and intend to spend a lot of time playing games. I prefer to play these games in their original languages (usually English). My kid is 2.5 years old and eventually he'll ...
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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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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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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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How can I preserve bundled digital games that came with a used Wii U?

I recently bought a second-hand Wii U off of eBay which came with a few games, some digital and some physical discs. The intent of buying the machine was to not only have an HDMI capable machine for ...
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Using Mouse as Wiimote IR in Cemu Emulator

If anyone is familiar with the Cemu Emulator, it is a Wii U Emulator, and a pretty decent one at that. Similar to Dolphin, it allows emulating the console's controllers, as in, you can emulate the ...
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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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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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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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boot.elf not found - Smash Stack Wii

I have a 2GB SD card and I wanted to install the Homebrew Channel on the Wii so I did the Smash Stack method (private folder and boot.elf) and it says "boot.elf not found (-1)". I checked the SD Card ...
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Can a Wii U be “cleaned” of HBC traces?

If I install something like HBC on a Wii U, but later decide I don't want it anymore, is it possible to uninstall it completely or will it always be possible to check whether it had been installed?
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Player 1's Wii remote works on Home button screen, but not on Mario Party 10

I'm trying to play Mario Party 10, but Player 1's cursor doesn't work on the Mario Party screen. It works on the screen you get by pressing the Home button, though. All of this is true even if we try ...
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How can I turn off the Wii U Gamepad without turning off the console?

I usually leave my Wii U charging some devices and installing some apps/games, while this is being done, I want to completely turn off the gamepad. How can I turn off the gamepad and leave the ...
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“Unable to load settings.” when changing the Wii U form Composite to HDMI

I have this problem when I try to change my Wii U from Composite to HDMI. I get: Unable to load settings. Turn the console off, and then try again. I have turned the console off and tried again, but ...
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Skylanders Trap Team 2-Player Mode Difficulties (Wii U)

Lately I am having issues getting my son's game to allow a second player in Skylanders Trap Team (Wii U version). My controllers work (no low batteries or anything), are synced to the system properly (...
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How do Wii U patches work?

Do the Wii U patches effectively modify the data as it comes off the game disc? Or do they replace the main executable and run off internal storage?
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Wii U cant update - Error 108-0144

I have a Wii U with the update version that comes on MK8 - and when I connect to Internet and try to play it - it says I need an update. So I press OK, and then it says I need a system update too. So ...
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Bayonetta 1 quicktime events show wrong controller on Wii U

I'm playing through level 1 and am at the part where you have to jump off a bridge as it is being thrown. During this quicktime event, I'm shown what action I have to perform on the gamepad. However, ...
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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 ...