I'm spoiled by being able to back up all of my save/game data on my PS3, PC, Vita etc, so I'm a little concerned that there isn't a straight up "back up all the things" option in the Wii U settings. I've heard some icky backup suggestions like manually copying files.
However, since you can move games/their saves over 100% to an external source (which I should then be able to back up), it seems like if all my game/save content is on an external device I should be able to back up that device and keep all my content, right?
So if all my content is on an external drive can I really back it up? Can anything but the Wii U read Wii U formatted external media (it'd probably be an HDD)? If I "restore" the external drive's contents can my Wii U still read the restored contents? And...least likely, if something happens to my Wii U, will I be able to use my external drive's content in any way on a new Wii U system?
I've had a 160 GB PS3 for almost 3 years now, and would like to back up my data in case something happens to the console, particularly if I get a YLOD(which would totally suck, as I really love my... can't afford to do at the moment)? Also, if I end up losing the games & other content that I bought and downloaded, would I have to pay for them all over again, or is it something I needn't be worried about?(I can handle just re-downloading; I got a decent cable speed, so that'll be fine) And finally, I've heard a lotta great things about PSN Plus, including the ability to save game data
I'm looking at a Hardware RAID enclosure (like this) for my Wii U. I would like to use external storage so I can fit more games on it, but would like RAID 1 (mirroring) to protect my data since the Wii U's method of "backing up" (manually, game-by-game copying save data in a multi-step process) is far too involved to do on a regular basis. But I've never used a RAID setup like this before--will it be read just like a single disk and therefore work on a Wii U? Or does this require some drivers normally present on a computer operating system or not? Does it depend on device or are all hardware
Sorry to ask this again, but I cannot find any concrete and clear answers online. I wish to back up my downloaded games and data so that if my hard drive fails, or such a time comes that I can no longer re-download my games, I still have them in a back up. I understand that you can copy games to a hard drive, or use the 'backup' utility. Does this require a dedicated USB mass storage device? Or will it function on a hard drive that has other data already on it? Will it format the device and dedicate it entirely to the PS3, or can it share the drive with other data?
I'm moving saved games from one system to another. I've created heroes on both systems and as a result, have two saves named "Hero 1" (one on the hard drive, the other currently on a memory stick). I was able to move the non-conflicting saves over just fine. Can I change the save slot somehow? If I could "rename" the save currently on the memory stick from "Hero 1" to "Hero 3", I could move it over and have all my saves in one place. As it stands, it looks like I have to either keep them split across storage devices or overwrite one of my heroes.
I've put many hours into skyrim but recently lost all my local save game files in my documents etc, to a Hard Drive crash. I reinstalled Skyrim hoping that steam cloud had something I could salvage... Skyrim > properties > Updates > enable cloud save. I'm nearly positive Cloud Save would have been previously enabled because all my other games are using cloud save and I've never disabled this feature. Btw - i know i know, i should have backed up my Documents via Drop box etc. actually this happened as a result of installing windows 8... It managed to corrupt my backup external Harddisk
want to overwrite that one. i booted up my wii U and bang my profile was wiped. there will be more people losing mii-linked save game data after doing this. HaNks said: #80 @sleepinglion only... the 3DS Mii, my Mii will change on my Wii U as well, due to the Miiverse being an integral part of the Wii U. But what if I choose the Wii U's Mii? Will my Streetpass Mii change? Will I lose saves? I...I just finished updating my 3DS to the new 7.0.0-13 update, which adds the Miiverse to the 3DS and finally combines the funds of both Wii U and 3DS e-shops. Right now, my 3DS is giving me the choice
According to Wii U Internal Storage Space Information (Nintendo Wii U FAQ): You can store games/content on an external USB HDD. "If you wish to download more content we recommend an external USB storage device with a dedicated power source so that you can expand your storage capabilities for Wii U software." The storage device will be formatted for sole use by the Wii U. "To optimize performance and ensure a consistent experience, all USB storage devices must be formatted and configured on the Wii U console for exclusive use with the console. Once a device has been configured for use
I was setting up my PSP 2000 to my TV using a Component to HDMI Upscaler so that like all my other consoles, is connected to a single HDMI channel, how after that I had planned to start a new game... System Config File, a Fate/Extra Save and a Disgaea save, since the Disgaea file was my most recent one nearing the end of the game I thought I'd back up since I couldn't delete the corrupted data via... wondering what could cause so much of my save data to become corrupted like that as it makes no sense, it doesn't seem to have done it again but I want to know what could cause this so that I can better
still and jumps back and forth: choppy.) Resyncing/resetting the Wii U stops the problem, as does waiting it out sometimes, but it makes many games completely unplayable when you suddenly lose control. What can I do to fix this broken Wii U? ...I bought a new Wii U a few months ago. I most often play Mario Kart Wii (in Wii mode) and have been noticing an increasing amount of fits of controller lag. I know that the Wii isn't known