Turning off the Wii U Controller?

#1ghkilla2012Posted 11/25/2012 12:35:56 PM
I finally tested out Netflix yesterday on the WiiU and i was curious, how do you turn off the WII U Controller without turning off the Wii U? For being able to have the controller off while watching videos using the Wii U, etc.
#2mhunterchumpPosted 11/25/2012 12:38:52 PM
You can't for Netflix.

The Gamepad does have the option but it also pauses the Netflix movie. To unpause the Netflix movie you have to press a button, which then turns the Gamepad back on.

Hopefully they change this in the future because it is a waste of battery when your watching a movie.
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#3JonnyBigBossPosted 11/25/2012 12:39:03 PM
Home -> Comtroller Options.
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#4ghkilla2012(Topic Creator)Posted 11/25/2012 12:55:04 PM
Thats a shame:/ Oh well, I guess ill just stick the charger in while using it for movies