Nintendo releases first system replace for the Wii U since 2018

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While the Switch continues to promote extraordinarily properly, Nintendo remains to be supporting its ill-fated predecessor, the Wii U, in a restricted capability.

Now, the Japanese gaming large has rolled out a system replace for the tablet-focused console — the primary in two-and-a-half years.

On the official Nintendo assist web page, a list for ver. 5.5.5 U has been added, noting that the replace was launched on March 1st, 2021. However, as with all earlier updates which have been launched since 2016, the small print for ver. 5.5.5 U are reasonably scarce, merely stating:

“Improvements to system stability and usability — Further improvements to overall system stability and other minor adjustments have been made to enhance the user experience.”

Therefore, it’s unclear precisely what’s been modified with the most recent replace. Still, whereas it’s unlikely that most individuals are even utilizing their Wii Us 4 years after it was discontinued, it’s nonetheless fascinating to see Nintendo quietly updating the discontinued console in 2021.

It’s value noting that the Switch received its newest enhanced port of a Wii U title, Super Mario 3D World + Bowser’s Fury, final month.

Image credit score: Flickr — Gieson Cacho

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