The alleged Nintendo Wii U hack doesn't require soldering, can play both Wii U and Wii games from any USB media and has multi language support. It also features an embedded Linux system and even a recovery mode, just in case of a bad flash.Nintendo responded to the developers' claims of the console jailbreak with the following statement:"Nintendo is aware that a hacking group claims to have compromised Wii U security; however, we have no reports of illegal Wii U games nor unauthorized applications playable on the system while in Wii U mode. Nintendo continuously monitors all threats to its products' security and will use technology and will take the necessary legal steps to prevent the facilitation of piracy," said Nintendo.As Eurogamer , Nintendo is confident that the Wii U's built in tools that block pirated games are secure. If the Wiikey U hack is indeed legit, Nintendo may release a firmware update to counteract the exploit.
The alleged Nintendo Wii U hack doesn't require soldering, can play both Wii U and Wii games from any USB media and has multi language support. It also features an embedded Linux system and even a recovery mode, just in case of a bad flash.
As of May 2016, the Nintendo Wii U is four years old. Should you get one? We originally felt pretty lukewarm about the Wii U compared to its legendary predecessor, the Wii: although Nintendo games in HD looked great, but the software felt slow to load, the included GamePad had a short battery life, and there were too few good games to justify the investment.
Modchip developer, Wiikey claims that it successfully hacked the Nintendo Wii U which lets users to play copied games using a USB drive. As Wiikey U explains on its site, the hack is called Wiikey U and it's an optical drive emulator, the first of its kind.
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