The Wii U is still mostly uncharted waters. Portables and the future of the Wii U Current documentation on the Wii U shows is unlikely that the Wii U will be suitable for portables. However, this could change as more is uncovered about it. Nobody believed the Wii would be a suitable portable, but look where we are today. Current obstacles for Wii U portables Little to no documentation Circuit board is larger than Wii's Primary components on board are spread out 3 wireless cards, rather than 2 with wii Consumes more power than Wii, even in wii mode Number of layers is unknown Software is not as hacked and modable Currently expensive. Revision codes I have begun checking the revision codes of Wii U's at pawn shops. Although only the 01 board has been dismanteled photographed, I have encountered 2 codes. 01 30 Motherboard Pictures Here is a album of Wii U motherboard pictures I took a while back.