According to Nintendo’s product manager, Bill Trinen, the Wii U’s Gamepad needs to be within a range of about 8 meters or less to function properly with the Wii U. So depending on the size of your home you may not be able to enjoy a Wii U game on your Gamepad in you.bed.
“There is. And it’s… Of course, when we’re generally giving limits on things like that, and I think the same thing can be said for the Nintendo 3DS battery life… We tend to be more conservative, because we’re looking at it from a performance perspective. What, really, is the range where you’re going to get the best performance out of that? And you’re going to get the best performance within a range of about… They had a very precise number at one point. In meters it’s like eight meters. In feet it’s about 24 feet. That’s for best performance.”