Just Dance 2014

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Just Dance 2014
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Developer(s) Ubisoft
Publisher(s) Ubisoft
Series Just Dance
Platform(s) Wii
Release date(s) NA October 8, 2013
EU October 1, 2013
Genre(s) Rhythm, Dance
Mode(s) Single-player, Multiplayer (4), Co-op (4)
Input methods Wii Remote, USB Microphone
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Just Dance 2014 is the fifth game in the Just Dance series, developed by Ubisoft. This is the first game in the series to have a year in the title instead of the usual number. A sequel, Just Dance 2015 was released in October 2014 for all current game consoles.

Emulation Information

Network Certificates Required

Just Dance 2014 has functionalities that requires proper network certificates extracted from an IOS to work. Refer to the network guide for more information.

Online Features

The online features of Just Dance 2014, such as World Dance Floor and Community Remixes, have been shut down as of November 19, 2018, and work in neither Dolphin or on actual Wii hardware.

If you wish to use online features with these games, you must turn to fan servers such as Dance Party. As usual, always maintain caution when connecting to any third party service. Because of how this game's save system works, you must use a real Wii NAND and keys dumped from a physical console when connecting to an online service. If you do not, then you may end up corrupting your savedata and/or banned from the service.


Dancer Card Hang

Upon starting Just Dance 2014 for the first time, you'll need to create a Dancer Card. However, the game will hang and keep loading forever after creating it, which prevents reaching the main menu and thus renders the game unplayable. The same hang will also occur if you try to edit an existing Dancer Card or if you try to create new Dancer Cards later on. There's no solution at the moment, but you can work around this problem by disconnecting your computer from the internet before booting the game and creating your first Dancer Card or whenever you want to edit an existing Dancer Card. Refer to issue 11342. Fixed by 5.0-12952.

Hang after stopping emulation

On Dolphin 5.0-775 and newer, Just Dance 2014 will hang when closing Dolphin or manually stopping the emulation. The workaround is force stopping the emulation by clicking on the Stop button again; refer to issue 9852. Fixed in 5.0-2352.

Black Screen

The game freezes in a black screen when booting, refer to issue 5079. Fixed in 5.0-546.


This title does not need non-default settings to run properly.

Version Compatibility

The graph below charts the compatibility with Just Dance 2014 since Dolphin's 2.0 release, listing revisions only where a compatibility change occurred.

5.0-21734 (current)
2.0 (r5384)
Compatibility can be assumed to align with the indicated revisions. However, compatibility may extend to prior revisions or compatibility gaps may exist within ranges indicated as compatible due to limited testing. Please update as appropriate.


This title has been tested on the environments listed below:

Test Entries
Revision OS CPU GPU Result Tester
3.5-1348 wiispeak Windows 8 Intel Core i7-3630QM @ 2.4 GHz NVIDIA GeForce GT 635M Perfect. Constant 30FPS all the time mbc07
3.5-1348 wiispeak Windows 7 Intel Core i5-450M @ 2.4 GHz AMD Radeon HD 5650 Perfect VladAleks
3.5-1348 wiispeak Windows 10 Preview Intel Core i7-4790 @ 3.6 GHz NVIDIA GeForce GTX 750 2GB Perfect o1230sponge
5.0-422 wiispeak Windows 10 Intel Core i7-3630QM @ 2.4 GHz NVIDIA GeForce GT 635M Perfect. Constant speed up to 2x IR mbc07
5.0-775 wiispeak Windows 8.1 Intel Pentium J2900 @ 2.41 GHz Intel HD Graphics Perfect,lighter every on weaker hardware ttndx2014online
5.0-2874 Windows 10 Intel Core i7-3630QM @ 2.4 GHz NVIDIA GeForce GT 635M Perfect mbc07
5.0-6307 Windows 10 Intel Core i7-6700K @ 4 GHz NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Freezes at the Ubisoft logo screen. Tested with default settings. SuperSonic
5.0-6309 Windows 10 Intel Core i7-6700K @ 4 GHz NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Tested again, found a workaround the freezing problem. Deleting all of the network guide files (clientca.pem, clientcakey.pem and rootca.pem) allows to game starts. Otherwise, game is freezing at the Ubisoft logo screen. SuperSonic

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