Wii U System Software Update Version 3.0.0 U Available Now

Nintendo has released the second major Wii-U update and it’s a long one!

The update brings a number of new features and improvements and will take over an hour to complete.

The update adds the following features:

  • A standby function to download and install software while the system is powered off, and to change the priority of downloads
  • The ability to transfer data between USB storage devices and manage data more easily by selecting multiple targets, and having the ability to adjust the screen size to fit your TV
  • MiiVerse will now support the Wii Remote, Wii U Pro Controller, and Classic Controller, as well as a couple of changes have been made to handwritten post
  • eShop purchases will arrive with updates rather than requiring a second download
  • The browser now supports the Wii Remote and Wii U Pro Controller
  • You now have the ability to manually select your search engine
  • The ability to load directly to the Wii menu by pressing B with the Wii U logo is displayed at start up

You can view the full update notes here.

Are you happy with these new improvements?