Is the Wii U backward compatible? Find out here
If you've been using a Wii console up to now, you should find out whether the new Wii U is backwards compatible before you buy it. You can get an overview of whether you can continue to use your old games and the previous accessories here.
All information about the backwards compatibility of the Wii UThe Wii U from Nintendo is the successor of the Wii and has been available in Germany since 2012. Have you previously used an older Wii console and want to switch to the newer model, the question arises whether you can continue to use the games of the old console on the new Wii U.
- Since the Wii U is backward compatible, playing older games on the new console is possible without any problems.
- Also accessories such as controllers or microphone can be connected and used with the new Wii U console. So you do not have to buy new accessories and can play your favorite games on the new console.
- Andersherum games developed for the Wii U are not compatible with older Wii consoles and therefore not playable on them.