A look at the Wii U GamePad’s region-locking in action

Posted under News, Wii U
December 27, 2012 by (@NE_Brian)

Yes, it’s true – along with the Wii U console itself, GamePads are region-locked. It’s possible to pair a controller from one country to a system purchased in another territory, but you won’t ever get the thing functioning. Everything comes to a halt once the GamePad attempts to perform an update.

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