Wii U USB Helper 1.2 -
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Download, manage, & play your favorite Wii U games without visiting the Wii U eShop
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Apr 05, 2019
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Wii U USB Helper is an unofficial application that allows Wii U console owners to download, manage, and install games. It is primarily used for the gaming console but users can also download and play games on PC via Cemu Emulator. It is free to download and available for Windows PCs. It was discontinued back in 2019 but community patches still allow it to work.

How to Download & Install Wii U USB Helper

You can get the latest version of the Wii U USB Helper download from our website. Follow the steps below to download and install it.

Step 1: Go to the top of this page and download the installer.

Step 2: Launch this installer and click Next.

Wii U USB Helper Setup pic 1

Step 3: Read the terms of the agreement and click on I Agree.

Wii U USB Helper Setup pic 2

Step 4: Select the latest version available in the drop-down menu ( at the time of writing this article) and click Next.

Wii U USB Helper Setup pic 3

Step 5: Click on Install and let the installation process complete.

Wii U USB Helper Setup pic 4

How to Use Wii U USB Helper

If you’re wondering how to use it to download and play games then follow the short tutorial provided in the video below.

How To Use Wii U USB Helper for Cemu

Wii U USB Helper has a feature called WiiU Emulation which allows users to play downloaded games on their Windows PCs with emulators like Cemu. Below are the instructions on how to play games with the Cemu Emulator.

Note: Before we begin, ensure that you have both the USB Helper & Cemu installed.

Step 1: Launch the helper app and when it asks for a title enter “titlekeys.ovh“, and let it prepare the ticket cache. This will take a while.

Wii U USB Helper app screenshot 1

Step 2: Once the main window is open type in the search bar the name of the game you want to play. For this instance, we are downloading Legend of Zelda Breath of The Wild.

Step 3: It will appear in the Not Downloaded section, click on it and then click on Add. Then click on Yes, when prompted to also download its DLCs.

Wii U USB Helper app screenshot 2

Step 4: When the game and its DLCs are added to the download queue, click on Start Downloading.

Wii U USB Helper app screenshot 3

Step 5: Once the download is complete right-click on the game, click Unpack and select all three, base game, updates, and DLCs.

Wii U USB Helper app screenshot 4

Step 6: Now launch Cemu, click on the File tab, and select Load.

Cemu Emulator App screenshot 1

Step 7: Show it the file located in (Game Unpacking Location) > The Legend of Zelda Breath of The Wild [ALZE01] > code > U-King.rpx

Step 8: Now click on the File tab again and select Install game title, update, or DLC and show it the meta.xml file inside the meta folder for both the DLC and update (in the order given).

Step 9: You can now play The Legend of Zelda BOTW on your PC through Cemu.

What is Wii U USB Helper?

This software works by downloading the game files directly from Nintendo’s servers. This means that users can get the latest updates and DLC for their games without having to go through the console’s eShop. The software also allowed users to play games on a modded console or PC with the Cemu emulator.

How to Uninstall/Remove Wii U USB Helper?

This app can be removed/uninstalled easily from the Add or Remove Programs menu. Find the app by its name in this menu and right-click then click Uninstall.

You can also go to the following location if the app isn’t listed in the Add or Remove Programs menu “Local Disk (C:) > Users > (Your PC Name) > AppData > Roaming > USBHelperLauncher” and launch “Uninstall.exe”.


Is Wii U USB Helper safe?

Yes, this app is a completely safe and free-of-malware third-party application that thousands of players use every day.

Does Wii U USB Helper still work?

Yes, this app still works even after the official eShop has shut down.

How to fix Wii U USB Helper Access Denied error?

Solution: Never use Updater.exe, always USBHelperLauncher.exe.

How to fix Wii U USB Helper ticket problem?

Don’t add “https://” to the URL while entering the title key. Also, make sure you type in “titlekeys.ovh” and don’t copy-paste it. This should fix this problem.

Wii U USB Helper Latest Version 1.2 - Update

Added download mirrors as fallback.
Added anonymous usage metrics.
Fixed Wii U USB Helper version dropdown.

Wii U USB Helper Features