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New Wii update kills Twilight Princess hack, homebrew

Posted on June 16, 2008 by (@NE_Brian) in News, Wii


Word to the wise: It looks like if you update your Wii, the Twilight Princess save data will be deleted if it corrupted by the well-known exploit. A new update to the Wii system will “check for and automatically remove such save files” that are unauthorized save files. So, it looks like those who wish to update their Wii system will no longer be able to take advantage of the notorious Twilight Princess hack in the future.

Update: “With this update, you can now move a Mii from the Mii plaza to the Mii parade in the Mii Channel. To do this, simply pick up a Mii using the A and B buttons and then release it over the Mii Parade icon in the upper right corner of the screen.” – Nintendo Wii email

Update 2: Reports are coming in that the Wii Freeloader no longer works with this new update. Also, most have been able to use the homebrew channel, but if it was not installed before the update, it still seems that you will be unable to install it after the update.

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  • Mark

    Serves you right, you dumb hackers!

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  • Nick

    What reason would Nintendo do this? Does people having hacked stuff affect them negatively in any way? No. If anything, it’d get more people to buy the Wii. But, just like iPod firmware updates, this update is just to screw people who are having fun.

  • This has been fixed! You can play copied games and homebrew without a mod chip using Wii Homebrew Guide!