Nintendo’s older console just received a new update. The update notes haven’t been exciting for Wii U in awhile, and nothing really changed this time either.Nintendo simply states, “Further improvements to overall system stability and other minor adjustments have been made to enhance the user experience”.A long-lasting hack means you get all of this working quickly and easily, using nothing more than an SD card.In ancient times, running homebrew software required owning a specific game and corrupting its save data to run an exploit. The most recent hack, which has been working for a year now, essentially gives you access to Homebrew in a couple of clicks. Here’s how to use it to install the Wii Home Brew Channel and explore an entirely new world of free Wii software.
Finally, you will be presented with a couple of options: Install Boot Mii and The Homebrew Channel.You’ll be presented with two buttons: “It should be 4.3, followed by one of four letters – U, E, J, or K – depending on where you live.Take note of which letter you have – you will need it in the next step. Hack on your computer to get started: You’re going to need to enter your mac address.Click the envelope icon in the bottom-right corner, and you should see a letter that stands out from the others: Don’t see it?You may need to scroll back a few days, depending on your timezone and when you prepped the card. When you see the letterbomb, click it and the process will begin pretty much instantly.Read more about Boot Mii here – it’s particularly important if you plan on modifying your Wii outside of the Homebrew Channel. Here are a few of my favorites so far: There is a lot more to find here, and I plan to feature the best Wii Homebrew Apps in the months to come, but this list of featured Homebrew Apps is a great place to start exploring if you want to find more quality programs. If you got lost at any point be sure to check out the Letter Bomb tutorial on Wii Brew. If you want to particularly recommend any apps I’d love to hear about them in the comments below.