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Wii U 5.5.2 Released. MK8 Modding Hurt

A Forum Thread for Mario Kart 8

Modders have worked around the firmware! I'm not going to go into details, because other people already have on this site. CoolSonicFan made a post about it here. If you need a video tutorial/explanation I recommend checking out Aarontimar's video here:


I just want to bring this to your attention. This is huge and will really hurt modding. Nintendo just released Firmware 5.5.2. This means will not work. Mods will not work until modders find a way past this. I'm bringing this to your attention because it might damage your system if you try to run Cafiine or SdCafiine or any browserhax. Be careful.


  • 11mo
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    ShadexAO Joined 1y ago
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    How exactly will it damage my Wii U, will it softbrick my console or...?
  • 11mo
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    _Z3sty_ Joined 1y ago
    106 points Ranked 29128th
    Yeah my Wii U auto-updated. You say mods will not work. Don't you mean mods will not load? For a second you made me think that every single mod has to be remade.
  • 11mo
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    derpling Joined 2y ago
    663 points Ranked 7359th
    When I opened up Loadiine on my console, the site said it detected my firmware as .1 still, so I've gone ahead and disconnected it-- if the DNS is changed and the console doesn't receive the update from Nintendo, will my Smash4 mods still load through SDCafiine?
  • 8mo
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    bladner2 Joined 8mo ago
    cannot get any mod to work with mk8.......


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