Does the official Nintendo wifi dongle work with wii u?

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2 years ago#1
http://www.google.ca/search?rlz=1Y3NDUG_enCA496CA496&client=tablet-android-asus-nexus&q=nintendo+wifi+dongle&um=1&ie=UTF-8&hl=en&tbm=isch&source=og&sa=N&tab=wi&ei=JtEOUp6eHKKTyQG274A4&biw=600&bih=904&sei=T9EOUsfwC4TUyQHMqYBI#biv=i%7C9%3Bd%7Cz2GCTZwAYPSw2M%3A
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2 years ago#2
Work how? Like you mean can the Wii U actually connect to the internet work?

Because the dongle has been pretty damn outdated for a while now.
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2 years ago#3
It barely works for DS anymore. I highly doubt it will work with Wii U. Just buy a cheap compatible wireless router.
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2 years ago#4
There is no option for it in the Wii U system settings. At least that I could see.

It's been discontinued for years, I can't see Nintendo adding any more support for it (there aren't even drivers for Windows 7).
2 years ago#5
No, but this little dohickey does:

http://store.nintendo.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/ProductDisplay?productId=117712&currency=USD&catalogId=10001&tranId=0&lastAction=setCurr&storeId=10001&languageId=-1&categoryId=62707&ddkey=http:SetCurrencyPreference

It's not wi-fi, but it does convert the system's wi-fi abilities into an ethernet port. I have one connected to my Wii U and its works perfectly.
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2 years ago#6
Dongle sounds like an enemy from the Legend of Zelda series.
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2 years ago#7
all this talk of dongles and dohickies has gotten me frothy........Im off to find my woman
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2 years ago#8
I don't think it does. There's not even a separate option for it like on the DS as far as I'm aware.
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2 years ago#9
knightimex posted...
Dongle sounds like an enemy from the Legend of Zelda series.


Ha! It really does sound like one. Maybe dohickey could be one too. o_O
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