Nintendo have released the latest Wii U system software update, version 3.1.0 U, today, offering a selection of improvements to the console’s standby functions and system stability. According to Nintendo’s notes, a system update providing further additions to system functionality is planned for release between the end of September and beginning of October.
- 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.
- Further improvements to overall system stability and other minor adjustments have been made to enhance the user experience.