Can I use an External USB Drive with a Wii U?

#1backguard222Posted 1/4/2013 8:06:02 AM
Are there any drawbacks to doing so? Performance hits? Needing to transfer games to play them or can they be played off the external drive? Copy protection issues? Others?
#2stekim40Posted 1/4/2013 8:07:27 AM
Using the search tool will answer all your questions here.
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#3JonbazookabozPosted 1/4/2013 8:09:22 AM
Up to 2tb hard drives work. Powered or usb powered. No performance changes and it plays straight from hdd.
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#4NikraPosted 1/4/2013 8:10:58 AM
http://www.nintendo.co.uk/Support/Wii-U/Storage/Compatible-USB-storage-devices/Compatible-USB-storage-devices-676063.html
#5backguard222(Topic Creator)Posted 1/4/2013 8:15:15 AM
Cool - well not as much of a point of getting the premium bundle even though it is still a much better deal.
#6GiygasminionPosted 1/4/2013 8:26:23 AM
backguard222 posted...
Cool - well not as much of a point of getting the premium bundle even though it is still a much better deal.


Nintendo Land and 10% rebate on all downloads makes it well worth it, IMO.
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#7Reznik00Posted 1/4/2013 8:26:30 AM
backguard222 posted...
Cool - well not as much of a point of getting the premium bundle even though it is still a much better deal.


I didn't find one thing in the premium to be worth the extra $50, but to each his own. Hope you enjoy the console.
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#8backguard222(Topic Creator)Posted 1/4/2013 8:35:21 AM
From: Reznik00 | #007
backguard222 posted...
Cool - well not as much of a point of getting the premium bundle even though it is still a much better deal.


I didn't find one thing in the premium to be worth the extra $50, but to each his own. Hope you enjoy the console.


Not even the charger? I didn't care about NL but it is a bonus. The charger almost seems like a necessity?
#9NikraPosted 1/4/2013 8:42:11 AM
The color alone makes it well worth it imo. lol. That's the main reason I bought the Premium Pack.