Wii U 3.0 System Update Now Live

Wii U 3.0 System Update

The next time you open your Nintendo Wii U, you can download the latest Wii U 3.0 system update that adds a plethora of new features.

As mentioned earlier, one of the key features of the newest update is the ability to do a background download, even with the system turned off. In addition, Wii U owners can now transfer or copy data between two USB storage devices. As for the Miiverse, Wii U owners can now navigate through the menus using the Wii Remote, Wii U Pro Controller and the Classic Controller.

Here’s the complete list of things that you can expect in Wii U’s latest system update:

Version 3.0.0 U available via wireless Internet connection includes the following improvements:
New Features:
A standby function to download and install software while the system is powered off
Software purchased from the Nintendo eShop will automatically install in the background once the download is complete
Holding down the B Button while the Wii U logo is displayed during startup will load the Wii Menu *¹

Changes to System Settings:
An option to transfer and/or copy between two USB storage devices in “Data Management”
To facilitate this feature, you will now be able to connect two USB storage devices to a single Wii U console*²
The ability to select multiple software titles when transferring, copying, or deleting data in “Data Management”
The option to adjust screen size is now available under “TV” *³
“Auto Power-Down” has been renamed “Power Settings”
Options for the standby function are located within this menu

Changes to Miiverse:
Added support for the Wii Remote, Wii U Pro Controller, and Classic Controller
Handwritten posts will now also display on the TV screen during creation
“Undo” and “Redo” buttons are now available when creating a handwritten post
Removed screen size setting. This option can now be adjusted from System Settings
Changes to Nintendo eShop:
Software downloaded from the Nintendo eShop will include released updates and will no longer need to be updated after installation
Removed screen size setting. This option can now be adjusted from System Settings

Changes to the Internet Browser:
Added support for the Wii Remote and Wii U Pro Controller
Added the option to change search engines when performing a keyword search
Added the option to return to the start page from the bookmark menu
Removed screen size setting. This option can now be adjusted from System Settings

Changes to Download Management:
Added the option to change the priority of downloads

Improvements to system stability and usability:
Further improvements to overall system stability and other minor adjustments have been made to enhance the user experience
*1 User selection may be necessary
*2 Only one USB storage device can be used during normal use
*3 A similar option has been removed from Nintendo eShop, Miiverse, and the Internet Browser

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