I am sure some of you have been wondering how exactly you will be getting your WiiWare and saved files to the newly purchased Wii U. Here is a quick rundown of the steps to do so.

  • Put SD card in the Wii U
  • Open up the Wii U transfer application.
  • Put the SD card into the Wii
  • Open the Wii transfer application
  • This will move data to the SD card
  • Put SD card back into the Wii U.
  • Data will be moved over and then deleted from the SD card.

Data that can be transferred.

  • Wii Software save data
  • WiiWare and save data
  • Virtual Console titles and save data
  • Add-on content
  • Wii Points
  • Wii Shop Channel activity
  • Mii characters