Upcoming CEMU Release Will Support Online Play Through Nintendo’s Servers

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Oct 11, 2017
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An upcoming CEMU release will have support for native online play through Nintendo’s own servers.

One of the developers on the Wii U emulator confirmed this on the CEMU subreddit. “The upcoming Cemu release will have support for native online play!”, he wrote. “I am sure you have a lot of questions, but there isn’t much I can talk about yet. Everything is still in proof-of-concept stage and I just got it working well enough to play a match. Also, it’s currently a massive hassle to set it up so I couldn’t test more than one game. I’ll update this post with more details and new videos as development progresses.”

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Only Splatoon is confirmed to be working so far. Check out the video of the game in action below:

According to the developer, the CEMU release allows players to play online via Nintendo’s own servers, and players will need a Wii U with CFW for OTP dumping. Additionally, a Wii U account connected with a Nintendo Network ID is required to play online.

In other CEMU related news: if you’re using an NVIDIA GeForce GPU, be sure to update to the latest drivers as performance of CEMU is improved by lower RAM usage.

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