Want to be a part of the friendliest community on the web? Join here! Already a member? Sign-in here!
Would you like to react to this message? Create an account in a few clicks or log in to continue.
Go down
BlueWaverJack32
BlueWaverJack32
Admin

Wii U External HDD Discussion Empty Wii U External HDD Discussion

on September 8th 2014, 2:13 am
My Dad gave me an "ADATA DashDrive HV620 2.5" External HDD SuperSpeed USB 3.0", which could mean that at last I can finally expand the memory of my Wii U console! cheers

I do have some concerns, however. I'm not sure if it will work on my Wii U, even if it is a reputable brand; at the moment I'm not game enough to try it on my console in case I'm bombarded with error messages, which is probably silly behaviour on my part. Razz

Also, I heard that external HDDs need a Y-prong USB cable when used with a Wii U. If that's true, then I'll need to buy one tomorrow. Hopefully, everything has finally worked out and I can finally buy my first game from the eShop in months! Smile

____________________________
Chromaicora Adventures - "It starts with a Zed..."

***
What happens when you take an animé series written by some random dude from Down Underland and abridge the Brocc out of it until it's a hilarious, muddvak cheesy, spoiler-fuelled self-parody that puts even the Butt Mode Super-Shorts to shame?

Well, you get... whatever the Brocc this mess calls itself... Wii U External HDD Discussion 1625187496

Crystals of Silveria Abridged
: Now "broadcasting in syndication" right here on WiiWareWave! Wii U External HDD Discussion 631737971

DISCLAIMER:
The writer takes no responsibility for any split sides, tear shortages and lack of walls of the fourth kind. Seriously, the entire thing is one giant SPOILER WARNING, so click the above link with caution. Razz
Aqua Cherry Blossom
Aqua Cherry Blossom

Wii U External HDD Discussion Empty Re: Wii U External HDD Discussion

on September 8th 2014, 12:07 pm
You can use any hard-drive for the Wii U as storage, but if it's incompatible you can't play games directly from it.
You can store games on the hard-drive and move the data to the system memory when you want to play the game which even the largest of games only take around 20 minites to move to the system memory with most under 6 GB taking less than 5 minutes to move!
It's not ideal, but it will most certainly work short-term for you lol. Smile
Even the basic model has enough memory using this method to download and play games such as Pikmin 3 and Mario Kart 8. Smile

____________________________
Wii U External HDD Discussion 1210

Obsessive member of WiiWareWave :]
Wii FC 1724-3424-1981-0846
BlueWaverJack32
BlueWaverJack32
Admin

Wii U External HDD Discussion Empty Re: Wii U External HDD Discussion

on September 8th 2014, 1:48 pm
Well, I decided to try it out, and for the most part it works! However, I need to buy a USB Y-cable if I want to fully utilise it.

____________________________
Chromaicora Adventures - "It starts with a Zed..."

***
What happens when you take an animé series written by some random dude from Down Underland and abridge the Brocc out of it until it's a hilarious, muddvak cheesy, spoiler-fuelled self-parody that puts even the Butt Mode Super-Shorts to shame?

Well, you get... whatever the Brocc this mess calls itself... Wii U External HDD Discussion 1625187496

Crystals of Silveria Abridged
: Now "broadcasting in syndication" right here on WiiWareWave! Wii U External HDD Discussion 631737971

DISCLAIMER:
The writer takes no responsibility for any split sides, tear shortages and lack of walls of the fourth kind. Seriously, the entire thing is one giant SPOILER WARNING, so click the above link with caution. Razz
Back to top
Permissions in this forum:
You cannot reply to topics in this forum