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Thread: Will American Idol brick the Wii?

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    Will American Idol brick the Wii?

    Hi there - I'm a n00b, but am going to ask this anyways. A friend of mine has a GC2-D2C Wii modded, and is trying to play American Idol US version straight from the shrinkwrap package (a gift).

    The game insists on doing a system update, but my friend is worried about bricking. Is this cause for concern?

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    If the Wii is NOT a USA Wii then Yes it will brick it if you do the update.

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    It was purchased in Canada so I'm guessing it is.

    Any other way to tell?

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    Yes, if you go to the Wii Settings you will see the current firmware version on the top right of the screen, something like 3.2U, the U represents a USA Wii (NTSC-U), if says J then its Japan (NTSC-J) and if its E then its Eurpean (PAL). If the Wii was purchased from a regular retail store in Canada then it will be NTSC-U and updates from all US games is safe.

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    success - it worked. Thanks!

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