Wii U Firmware

Wii U firmware update adds Amiibo support

Super Smash Bros. Wii U is almost upon us, so update your console in preparation for making the most of the fighter’s Amiibo features.

6 years ago

Wii U Firmware headlines

  • Wii U firmware update allows for Wii classics viewed on Game Pad

    Nintendo has released a new firmware for the Wii U, which allows you to view your Wii Virtual Console titles on the Game Pad – although you’ll still need a WiiMote to play.

    7 years ago
  • Wii U OS will be improved this year, says Miyamoto

    Nintendo’s Shigeru Miyamoto has acknowledged problems with the Wii U’s often-sluggish user interface, and said fixes are incoming.

    8 years ago
  • Wii U firmware update now available

    Nintendo has released a firmware update for the Wii U. No details have been released regarding the patch’s function beyond a reference to “system stability”, but Nintendo has advised that the 625 MB patch may take up to an hour to download, and warned users against powering off their console during the update.

    8 years ago