Tag Archives: system update

nintendo_3ds_colors

Nintendo 3DS Sees Small System Update

A minor system update for Nintendo 3DS has gone live. Version 7.1.0-16U is now available for download and adds further improvements to overall system stability. Other minor adjustments have also been made to enhance the user experience, according to Nintendo. The last major 3DS firmware upgrade added support for Nintendo Network IDs, Miiverse and removed the limit to system transfers. The Wii U was recently given a small system update, too.

wii_u_white_console

Nintendo Releases Minor Wii U System Update

Nintendo has released a new system update for Wii U. Version 4.0.3 U is available via an Internet connection and promises further improvements to overall system stability and makes other minor adjustments to enhance the user experience. The last major system update for the console was released in September and added a slew of new features, including the ability to receive recommended software and demo titles using SpotPass.

nintendo_3ds_aqua_blue

Minor Nintendo 3DS System Update Available Now

A minor system update for Nintendo 3DS has gone live. Version 7.1.0-15U is virtually identical to a previous update, version 7.1.0-14U, adding further improvements to overall system stability and other minor adjustments to enhance the user experience. The last major system update to release for 3DS, version 7.0.0-13U, brought a number of features to the handheld, including support for Nintendo Network IDs and Miiverse.

miiverse

3DS System Update That Adds Support For Nintendo Network IDs And Miiverse Is Now Live

A new Nintendo 3DS System Update is now live. Version 7.0.0-13U adds support for Nintendo Network IDs as well as Miiverse. It also adds a software update notification and removes the limit to system transfers. Additionally, it changes the start-up method of 3DS Camera from the HOME Menu to require pressing the L and R Buttons simultaneously. And finally, the update brings further improvements to overall system stability.

New Wii U Firmware Update Available Worldwide

wii_U_white

A new system update is available for the Wii U and adds improvements to the system stability as well as adding some other minor adjustments. This is likely a prelude to the much anticipated December update that will bring Nintendo Network IDs to the 3DS and converge accounts cross-platform. What do you think should be added to the Wii U December system update that will make the system more enjoyable?

Nintendo Network ID’s Coming To Nintendo 3DS And Miiverse In December Update

miiverse

Nintendo of America has confirmed that a new Nintendo 3DS 3DS system update supports Nintendo Network IDs and lets users combine WiiU and 3DS eShop balances. The new Nintendo 3DS system update also adds support for Miiverse on 3DS. Nintendo of America has yet to say when the update will be going live.

A December system update will allow users to register their Nintendo Network ID for Wii U on their Nintendo 3DS systems and combine Nintendo eShop account balances. This will enable them to purchase Wii U software using the remaining balance on their Nintendo 3DS eShop accounts, and vice versa. Nintendo 3DS owners who do not own a Wii U system can also create their own Nintendo Network ID for the first time. This system update will also mark the beginning of Miiverse support on Nintendo 3DS. With a Nintendo Network ID, users will be able to connect with other players around the world to share their experiences and game tips through Miiverse on Nintendo 3DS.

Big Nintendo Wii U System Update Coming Tomorrow?

wii_u_gamepad_up_close

A Nintendo fan recently received a reply from Nintendo’s technical staff when he emailed them to ask about the Youtube issue using the Wii U web browser. The reply from the Nintendo team apparently stated that “tomorrow there will be a big system update for the Wii U and this should solve all problems concerning YouTube”. We’ve already heard that Nintendo Force writer Emily Rogers had heard news that the Wii U update was imminent. We should find out more during tomorrow’s Nintendo Direct presentation.

Latest Nintendo 3DS System Update Releases In North America

nintendo_3ds_blue

Nintendo today released the latest system update for Nintendo 3DS in North America. Version 6.1.0-12U, which has been available for download in Europe since last month, brings a couple of new features. After performing the update, users in North America will be able to purchase downloadable content in StreetPass Mii Plaza. The update also grants users the ability to change their Mii character’s expression. If you’re unsure of how to perform the latest system update for your Nintendo 3DS, click here.

Version 6.1.0-12U available via wireless Internet connection includes the following improvements:

Changes to StreetPass Mii Plaza:

  • The option to update StreetPass Mii Plaza is now available from the Streetpass Mii Plaza menu
    • Updating StreetPass Mii Plaza will provide new features, such as the ability to change your Mii character’s expression and the ability to purchase new StreetPass Mii Plaza game

Improved system stability and usability:

  • Further improvements to overall system stability and other minor adjustments have been made to enhance the user experience

Wii U System Update Available Now, Plus Nintendo Gives Next Update’s Release Window

wii_u_system_update

Nintendo has released another system update for the Wii U console. The update – version 3.1.0 U – is available via wireless Internet connection and brings a couple of improvements, which are listed below. Furthermore, Nintendo has confirmed that “a system update providing further additions to system functionality is planned for release between the end of September and beginning of October.”

Version 3.1.0 U includes the following improvements:

Improvements to Standby Functions:

  • The standby functions will now regularly connect to the Internet when the Wii U is powered down to check for available SpotPass data or software and system updates. Software updates will be installed while the Wii U is powered down, and system updates will be installed the next time the Wii U is powered on. For further detailed information, click here.

Improvements to system stability and usability:

  • Further improvements to overall system stability and other minor adjustments have been made to enhance the user experience.