Wii U said to be hacked to allow games to run from USB drives

Wii U hacked to allow games to be run from the USB Port.

@tracehagan
Published Tue, Apr 30 2013 3:33 PM CDT   |   Updated Tue, Nov 3 2020 12:23 PM CST

Nintendo has suffered from piracy for a while now, with devices being built to allow pirated games to be played on the Nintendo DS and a device to allow games to be played on the Wii through the USB port. The creators of the Wiikey have announced they have successfully built a new device to allow games to be played on the Wii U through the USB port.

Wii U said to be hacked to allow games to run from USB drives | TweakTown.com

The new device is known as the WiikeÜ and appears to be a method to allow piracy. The creators claim the device works on devices from any region without the need to solder any chips inside the device. The Wii U, which is already have issues selling, partly due to a lack of games, might be further hampered by this new device.

NEWS SOURCE:techcrunch.com

Trace is a starving college student studying Computer Science. He has a love of the English language and an addiction for new technology and speculation. When he's not writing, studying, or going to class, he can be found on the soccer pitch, both playing and coaching, or on the mountain snowboarding.

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