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Old 03-17-2015, 04:16 PM   #1
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Hello all!
I bought a wii U, to upgrade my old first generation wii. Best buy is coming to set up a new tv and game console. Here's my question, if I want to move some data from my old wii to the wii U, do I have to keep the old wii set up, or can I move everything onto an SD card before the new wii is set up and the old one can be unplugged.?

Another question I have is I was browsing on the nintendo wii u shop channel website and I noticed that there is a a Donkey Kong a Country game for the wii U, is there any difference between that game and the old Wii virtual console game?
Thanks in Advance,
Megan
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Old 03-17-2015, 04:38 PM   #2
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1st question:

Here's a link with more info:

http://en-americas-support.nintendo....wii-to-a-wii-u


2nd question: There is a Wii U DKC game called Donkey Kong Country Tropical Freeze which is a Wii U specific game. You can also buy the old DKC games on the virtual console and they are the same as they were on the Wii.
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Old 03-17-2015, 05:03 PM   #3
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Quote:
Originally Posted by singingtiger1500 View Post
Hello all!
I bought a wii U, to upgrade my old first generation wii. Best buy is coming to set up a new tv and game console. Here's my question, if I want to move some data from my old wii to the wii U, do I have to keep the old wii set up, or can I move everything onto an SD card before the new wii is set up and the old one can be unplugged.?

Another question I have is I was browsing on the nintendo wii u shop channel website and I noticed that there is a a Donkey Kong a Country game for the wii U, is there any difference between that game and the old Wii virtual console game?
Thanks in Advance,
Megan
Anything you transfer from Wii to WiiU is permanent. Hopefully detective's link answers everything else for you.

Not sure what Donkey Kong games you're referring to. Donky Kong Country Returns (Wii) is a different game than Tropical Freeze (Wii U). If you specifically mean the old SNES DKC games then they are (mostly) the same. If you own them on the Wii VC, you should be able to pay a small fee per game ($1.50 iirc) to obtain them on the WiiU. The only benefit to this is that you no longer have to boot into "Wii mode" to play them and they allow you to create save states (save anywhere) like PC emulators.
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Old 04-20-2015, 02:29 AM   #4
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I transferred all my games from Wii to Wii U it was a pretty painless process and I sold my Wii several years ago and they had to link my games through my Nintendo online account. Only reason they could do that is I had my credit card on file to buy VC games directly from Wii Shop back when it was new so the transfer process is different for someone who still owns their original Wii, in that it should be far simpler for you than it was for me.
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