wii u mario kart preinstalled

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Found 13th Jul 2017
Hi guys, want to pick up a Wii u second hand, preferably the Mario kart bundle black console.

Is the game linked to a Nintendo account? So if I did buy pre-owned I wouldn't be able to play it?
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If the previous owner set up a NNID when they set up the console, it will be linked. However, there's three MK bundles, one with a physical copy and two pre-installed, one with a Splatoon DLC code. Both MK only ones go for around the same price, so just look out for the one with a picture of the game case on the box, rather that the one with the pre-installed sticker.
I just brought one 2nd hand, when I added my profile I found I had to reinstall it so the Nintendo network recognised it was pre installed and allowed me to carry on
Skullpanda

If the previous owner set up a NNID when they set up the console, it will … If the previous owner set up a NNID when they set up the console, it will be linked. However, there's three MK bundles, one with a physical copy and two pre-installed, one with a Splatoon DLC code. Both MK only ones go for around the same price, so just look out for the one with a picture of the game case on the box, rather that the one with the pre-installed sticker.


The ones which have Mario Kart 8 pre-installed have the game on a different partition on the drive so it remains if the console is formatted - the game isn't tied to any account. I think even if you do a system transfer to a different console it remains on the original console.
Edited by: "bernardsfingers" 13th Jul 2017
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