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Topic: My Wii U locked up twice now. :(

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Treverend

Treverend

21. Posted:

Unplugging the console like that doesn't hurt it in anyway, does it? I hope not... because I had to do it again today. This time it happened while my brother was playing Black Ops II on it.

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Malic

Malic

22. Posted:

I've only had it happen once idk but that sucks man

Malic

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blackside

blackside

23. Posted:

Very worrying that it's happening on more than one game to many people. If it's not software related, then that is ALOT of recalls to be done...

blackside

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TysonOfTime

TysonOfTime

24. Posted:

blackside wrote:

Very worrying that it's happening on more than one game to many people. If it's not software related, then that is ALOT of recalls to be done...

A patch to fix this is apparently scheduled for next week.

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OuijaU

OuijaU

25. Posted:

Treverend wrote:

Unplugging the console like that doesn't hurt it in anyway, does it? I hope not... because I had to do it again today. This time it happened while my brother was playing Black Ops II on it.

It happened to me while playing Black Ops II as well. It's never a good thing for a system to shut down improperly, but game freezes happen. It's happened to me many times on the Xbox 360, PS3, and Wii, and none of them died because of it. Don't worry about it, it'll be fine as long as it doesn't become a regular thing and the problem gets fixed.

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nocode

nocode

26. Posted:

I've found things much more stable after disconnecting the wii u from the internet. I wonder if its a bug with Miiverse...

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OuijaU

OuijaU

27. Posted:

rogerwilco wrote:

I've found things much more stable after disconnecting the wii u from the internet. I wonder if its a bug with Miiverse...

Mine only froze once I was not connected to the internet, so who knows?

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ocarinaoftime

ocarinaoftime

28. Posted:

I hate to say the bad word (update) ... But wii u neededs a firmware update...

ocarinaoftime

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JaythekidRS

JaythekidRS

29. Posted:

I've had that happen on my 3DS...I was on Mii Plaza and the screen suddenly froze. After holding the power button for what seemed like 3 weeks, it turned off. Now, don't tell me,"WHAT THE HECK DOES A 3DS HAVE TO DO WITH A WII U?!" I was only making a connection, except on a different Nintendo system.

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TysonOfTime

TysonOfTime

30. Posted:

Jaybuscus wrote:

I've had that happen on my 3DS...I was on Mii Plaza and the screen suddenly froze. After holding the power button for what seemed like 3 weeks, it turned off. Now, don't tell me,"WHAT THE HECK DOES A 3DS HAVE TO DO WITH A WII U?!" I was only making a connection, except on a different Nintendo system.

Thank you for that connection.

I'm sorry your three weeks were wasted. That's a lot of time you could have spent not doing that.

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AVahne

AVahne

31. Posted:

Same thing happened while loading a game of that Pikmin Nintendo Land game, glad to see I'm not alone in this problem.

AVahne

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LztheQuackAdmin

LztheQuack

32. Posted:

Typical for a launch. Nintendo mentioned about updating it soon

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dolabla

dolabla

33. Posted:

I haven't experienced any freezing problems yet. I've probably gotten in about a total of 10 hours of gameplay on my Wii U since I've had it (Sunday). The only problem I did have was when ZombiU was at the loading screen and it took forever to load. I thought it was gonna freeze then, but it didn't and it finally loaded.

The games I've played are NSMBU, ZombiU and Nintendo Land. I've only played Nintendo Land once, though. Sounds like I need to stay away from that game for the time being.

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skywake

skywake

34. Posted:

If it's doing it in multiple pieces of software and in the menu itself it's probably just a bug in the firmware. The patch they're saying will be out next week to fix it will probably fix it across the board. It's a good thing the Wii U has the ability to patch games though. If it's not the firmware and its in the games themselves then they can also patch that!

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kkslider5552000

kkslider5552000

35. Posted:

LZBirdboi wrote:

Typical for a launch.

I'm kinda sad that yeah, this is typical.

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TsunamiSensei

TsunamiSensei

36. Posted:

I've been playing Nintendo Land obsessively and it hasn't frozen once.

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ShadJV

ShadJV

37. Posted:

Froze on me twice. I am glad it's not just me though, I've never been so relieved to hear of an upcoming update!

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TheDreamingHawk

TheDreamingHawk

38. Posted:

Froze on me in the menu twice. And both times, it was when a mii named "stephen" was on the screen. I saved his mii because I think HE is the reason our Wii U's are crashing!

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bonesy91

bonesy91

39. Posted:

mine hasn't locked up to this point. But I've had my ps3 lock up on me a lot of times, and even after all the resets it still worked fine.

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Treverend

Treverend

40. Posted:

Well I called Nintendo, and the support guy must have been uninformed, he told me to send my Wii U in for repairs, he didn't say if it would cost me anything though, and I really don't wanna be without it for like 2 weeks... so I HOPE the update is true and it's coming. And is there anyway to turn these off without yanking the plug? I guess I could have waited a bit holding the power button but I was being inpatient because I heard sometimes if you let a system sit in a lock up it can actually hurt it more, don't know how true that is.

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