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Datel admits Wii Firmware 3.3 screws Freeloader

Gamesgeek’s apparently sent an email out containing a statement from Datel on Freeloader’s incompatibility with the now-released Wii Firmware 3.3. It doesn’t look good, in a nutshell. We have received this from Datel today regarding Freeloader – and we wanted to let you know this important information ASAP to keep you informed: *** Please note, […]

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Freeloader headlines

  • Wii update kills hacks, homebrew, Freeloader

    According to NintendoEverything, a Wii update released today may do quite a sharp job of removing hacks and killing Freeloader. From the site: It looks like if you update your Wii, the Twilight Princess save data will be deleted if it corrupted by the well-known exploit. A new update to the Wii system will “check […]

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  • Freeloader may not work with Japanese Mario Kart

    Play-Asia’s just put the following message to those with pre-orders for the Japanese version of Mario Kart Wii, according to GoNintendo: This is an important e-mail update regarding your pending preorder Mario Kart Wii (w/ Wii Handle) (Nintendo™ Wii Japan, NTSC J) We received the first small delivery today for testing and unfortunately we have […]

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  • Freeloader still working after Wii update

    It seems Datel has lived up to its earlier promise that the Wii Freeloader would be firmware proof. An minor firmware update was released yesterday that added ad support for the upcoming WiiWare in the Shop Channel. Reports from various Wii-centric forums across the ‘net say Freeloader has held firm, so users can still boot […]

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  • Wii Freeloader is firmware-proof, says Datel

    According to this, the Wii version of Freeloader can’t be beaten by firmware uprages. The device allows any Wii to play import games, so you can buy a game from the US or Japan and play it in your European Wii. “We can confirm that on every occasion that the product is used when the […]

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  • Freeloader set for Wii release

    According to this, Datel is going to release Freeloader for Wii in ten days. The device essentially breaks console region locks, so you can play games from anywhere in the world on a single machine. We’ll bring you more on this when it launches.

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