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Second Wii U system update available now

posted 26 Apr 2013, 11:07 by Subik Khawaja   [ updated 8 Mar 2014, 12:24 ]

Nintendo has just released the spring update for the Wii U. The update brings your system to version 3.0.0 U and implements several improvements to the console, all of which are detailed below and on Nintendo's website. Once you update your Wii U, software you've purchased from the Nintendo eShop will be able to download and install while the system is powered off.
  • Loading times are improved when switching between software or when returning to the Wii U menu
  • The ability to copy and move data between USB drives is added
  • The Wii U will automatically install new software that you have downloaded in the background while playing a game.
  • Software updates will automatically be downloaded (even without starting the software).
  • You can immediately access Wii Mode while the Wii U is starting up if you hold the B button.
  • The Wii U will continue downloading and installing software even if the system is turned off.
  • The Wii U Virtual Console will be added the day after the update