Where Do You Put Wii U Games on SD Card?

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By Valerie Becker

Are you running out of storage space on your Wii U? Thankfully, you can expand your storage by using an SD card.

But where do you put Wii U games on an SD card? In this tutorial, we’ll guide you through the process step by step.

Firstly, it’s important to note that not all SD cards are compatible with the Wii U. The Wii U only supports SD cards that are up to 2 GB in size and SDHC cards that are up to 32 GB in size. So, make sure to check your card’s compatibility before proceeding.

Once you have a compatible SD card, insert it into the SD card slot located on the front of the console. Next, turn on your Wii U and navigate to the system settings by clicking on the wrench icon located on the bottom left of the home screen.

In the system settings, scroll down to “Data Management” and select “Copy/Move/Delete Data.” Here, you’ll see options for copying and moving data between different storage devices.

To move a game from your console’s internal memory to the SD card, select “System Memory” as the source device and then choose “Wii U” as the destination device. From here, select the game or games that you want to move by clicking on them individually or selecting multiple games by holding down the “Ctrl” key while clicking.

Once you’ve selected all of the games that you want to move, click “Copy/Move” and then choose “Copy” or “Move” depending on whether or not you want to keep a copy of the game in its original location. Finally, select “SD Card” as your destination device and click “OK.”

The transfer process will begin immediately and may take some time depending on how much data is being transferred. Once it’s complete, your game will now be stored on your SD card instead of internal memory.

It’s worth noting that not all games can be moved to an SD card. Some games, such as Super Smash Bros., require a portion of their data to be stored on the console’s internal memory in order to function properly. So, if you encounter any issues when trying to move a particular game, it may not be possible.

In conclusion, using an SD card to expand your Wii U’s storage is a simple process that can help ensure you have enough space for all of your favorite games. Just remember to check your card’s compatibility and keep in mind that not all games can be moved to an SD card. With these tips in mind, you’ll be able to keep playing without worrying about running out of space.