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Wii U reportedly bricking after failed attempt to update

Users are reporting their Wii Us bricking after a failed attempt at updating the console.

Published Mon, Nov 19 2012 11:03 AM CST   |   Updated Mon, Oct 19 2020 1:40 PM CDT

It's been nearly 36 hours since Nintendo's Wii U launched, which means users are bound to report issues as soon as they happen via social networks like Twitter and Facebook. One such complaint that is currently making the rounds is the extremely high possibility of Wii U owners bricking their console.

Wii U reportedly bricking after failed attempt to update |

When new Wii U owners connect their console for the first time, they're going to be met with a rather large 5GB update, which enables the Wii U's online functionality, that can take nearly an hour to complete depending on your connection.


Daniel is a Jersey boy, born and raised. He currently lives on the East Coast of the U.S., close to New York City. He prides himself in being known as a geek and knows his way around technology. Daniel has experience in editorial from his previous work with Ziff Davis Media, IntoMobile and International Business Times.

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