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Wii U Menu

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Wii U Menu
Wii U Menu.png
Developer(s) Nintendo
Publisher(s) Nintendo
Input methods GamePad, Wii MotionPlus + Nunchuk, Classic Controller Pro, Pro Controller
Compatibility PlayablePlayable
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The Wii U Menu is the main dashboard of the Wii U, acting as an application organizer and launcher. It is a graphical shell similar to the Wii's Wii Menu and Nintendo 3DS HOME Menu. It allows launching software stored on Wii U optical discs, applications installed in the internal memory or an external storage device, or Wii titles through the system's "Wii Mode".

Known Issues

Cemu can't launch system applets from the Wii U Menu.

Sometimes some software can't be launched and results in error code: 199-9999.

Required system files

Cemu now supports the Wii U Menu (with limited functionally) as of Cemu version 2.0-45. Additionally some system files are required.

If the proper system files are not installed into the mlc01 folder of Cemu, the game will simply crash upon loading the menu rpx file, men.rpx. The required files to get the Main Menu working can be dumped from the user's Wii U.

Additionally some system libraries from the Wii U SLC are required. These includes the nn_sl.rpl and drmapp.rpl libraries. For a guide on how to dump these files from your Wii U system, visit the Cemu System RPL Files site.

mlc01 folder

If selecting an option in the Main Menu screen and the required system files are not in the user's mlc01 folder, the game will output the error 155-0262. This is an error relating to save files.


Version OS Version Region CPU GPU Tester FPS Status Additional Notes
1.15.12b Win10 v1809 US Intel Core-i7-8700K NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 Spudnik 60 Playable The main menu runs as expected, any options selected results in Error Code 155-0262. This is likely due to me not dumping all the required files. This will require more testing will a full Wii U NAND dump.
2.0 Win11 v22H2 IT 11th Gen Intel Core i7-1165G7 Intel Iris Xe Graphics Sansy30 60 Unplayable Sadly, when you start it up on the experimental Cemu 2.0, it's just a black screen. Hope this will be fixed soon.
2.0 Win11 v22H2 EUR 9th Gen Intel Core i5-9600k NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Konsolenzocker 60 Unplayable No rendering, blackscreen. No error message.
2.0-30 Windows 10 22H2 NA Intel Core i7-9750H @ 2.60GHz NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 (Mobile) TCAtrevor 60 Unplayable At some point, you could load the Wii U Menu by disabling online mode, but that does not seem to be effective anymore. Black screen. v277 (I can note from previous working experiences that having a full NAND dump makes no difference in the ability to run apps on the menu, that is to say it does not work.)
2.0-48 Windows 11 22H2 NA Intel Core i7-10700F NVIDIA RTX 2060 SUPER ArbestRiAgain 60 Playable Only the system applets don't work, Miis in the home menu do not have faces.