Wii U gets updated, speed boost coming in October
An update is here for the Wii U, fixing a few bugs, but you'll have to wait to make the console faster.
Nintendo'sgames console has been given a software update, which brings with it some minor improvements. But if it's nippier performance you want, you'll have to wait until October.
You can see all the improvements over on Nintendo's website. Tweaks include what Nintendo calls "minor support enhancements", bug fixes, and "adjustments to enhance the user experience". Which is all well and good, but it's the speed boost I'm really interested in.
With this update, your Wii U can check for system or software updates while in standby mode. And your console should crash a lot less.
Nintendo released a software update back in April, which helped performance and shortened those marathon load times. But it still left the console limping along.
Microsoft has sent out some pretty mixed messages about the Xbox One, first of all claiming it'd need a constant Internet connection to check the games are legit. After some extreme
But it's not just Sony and Microsoft that Nintendo will have to contend with. The Kickstarter-funded, Android-running, £99will be out by then, though haven't been great. There are , one of which , if you believe the rumours. Now that would make the console wars really interesting.
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