Simple Workaround Allows You To Play Wii U Games Off An SD Card

Play your cards right

Before the launch of the Wii U, Nintendo confirmed that software could not be played from an SD card, but it would appear that it is technically possible - provided you have one of those cheap USB card readers handy.

YouTube user Shokio discovered that if you pop your SD card into one of these readers and then insert it into the Wii U USB port, the system will treat it as a standard USB thumb drive, and therefore allow you to move - and play - software from it.

The video evidence is below - let us know if you've also discovered this ingenious workaround.

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