April Wii U system update detailed
Nintendo president Satoru Iwata outlined some improvements that the upcoming Wii U system update will bring when it’s released next week. Aside from nuance fixes, the update will also bring the ability to copy and move data between USB drives and downloading and installing software even if the Wii U console is turned off. The major update to the system is due to be released sometime next week.
Loading times will be improved when switching between software or when returning to the Wii U menu.
The ability to copy and move data between USB drives will be 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.