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F-Zero X Software Update: December 2nd 2016

A software update is now available that makes several adjustments to enhance the overall experience. Please start the game while your Wii U console is connected to the internet to update the software.

Update contents

  • Introduces additional enhancements to improve the user's experience and enjoyment

Additional information

Downloading updates will not affect any of your saved data.

Super Mario Maker Software Update: November 30 2016

A software update is now available that introduces new features and adjustments to enhance the overall experience. Please start the game while your Wii U console is connected to the internet to update the software. The software version after this update will be v1.45.

Please note: this update is required in order to use Super Mario Maker's online features.

Update contents

  • Introduces additional enhancements to improve the user’s experience and enjoyment

 

Additional information

Downloading updates will not affect any of your saved data.

Please note: 378 MB of available storage is required to perform this software update. Depending on the Wii U hardware pack you own and your use of it, an additional storage device may be required. Please visit our Storage section for details about additional storage devices.

Hyrule Warriors Software update: 1 November 2016

A software update is now available that introduces new features and adjustments to enhance the overall experience. Please start the game while your Wii U console is connected to the internet to update the software. The software version after this update will be 1.12.0.

 

Update contents

  • Adds ability to access the content in the A Link Between Worlds Pack
  • Introduces additional enhancements to improve the user’s experience and enjoyment

Additional information

Downloading updates will not affect any of your saved data.

Splatoon Software Update: September 14th 2016

A software update is now available that makes several adjustments to enhance the overall experience. Please start the game while your Wii U console is connected to the internet to update the software. The software version after this update will be 2.12.0, as shown in the screenshot below.

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Update contents

Fixes for issues in battles

  • Fixes a problem where a Sprinkler could be placed inside the tower in Tower Control

Stage adjustments

  • Kelp Dome: fixes a problem where it was possible to reach the platform next to the other team's starting area

Additional information

This update is required in order to play online.

Downloading updates will not affect any of your saved data.

Please note: 839 MB of available storage is required to perform this software update. Depending on the Wii U hardware pack you own and your use of it, an additional storage device may be required. Please visit our Storage section for details about additional storage devices.

Hyrule Warriors Software update: September 1 2016

A software update is now available that introduces new features and adjustments to enhance the overall experience. Please start the game while your Wii U console is connected to the internet to update the software. The software version after this update will be 1.11.0.

 

Update contents

  • Adds ability to access the content in the Phantom Hourglass & Spirit Tracks Pack
  • Introduces additional enhancements to improve the user’s experience and enjoyment

Additional information

Downloading updates will not affect any of your saved data.

Super Smash Bros. for Wii U - Discontinuation of Regular Tourneys: August 31 2016

As of 30th September 2016, the Regular Tourneys feature found in the Tourneys menu during online play will be discontinued. After this, nothing will appear in the Regular Tourney schedule. We apologise for the inconvenience and ask for your understanding.

Please note that you will still be able to create your own tourneys in the Tourneys menu.

We hope you continue to enjoy playing Super Smash Bros. for Wii U.

Splatoon Software Update: August 3 2016

A software update is now available that makes several adjustments to enhance the overall experience. Please start the game while your Wii U console is connected to the internet to update the software. The software version after this update will be 2.11.0, as shown in the screenshot below.

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Update contents

  • Fixes for issues in battles
  • Fixes a bug where if the player would swing specific rollers or brushes while their character was facing towards the screen, enemies would not be hit from the splashes

Other changes

  • Introduces several enhancements to improve the user’s experience and enjoyment

Additional information

This update is required in order to play online.

Downloading updates will not affect any of your saved data.

Please note: 839 MB of available storage is required to perform this software update. Depending on the Wii U hardware pack you own and your use of it, an additional storage device may be required. Please visit our Storage section for details about additional storage devices.

Super Mario Maker Software update: July 22 2016

A software update is now available that introduces new features and adjustments to enhance the overall experience. Please start the game while your Wii U console is connected to the internet to update the software. The software version after this update will be v1.44.

 

Please note: this update is required in order to use Super Mario Maker's online features.

 

Update contents

  • Stars are no longer given when posting a comment while playing a course or after completing a course
  • Changes the conditions for gnats to appear in "Create" mode
  • Introduces additional enhancements to improve the user’s experience and enjoyment

Additional information

Downloading updates will not affect any of your saved data.

Please note: 377 MB of available storage is required to perform this software update. Depending on the Wii U hardware pack you own and your use of it, an additional storage device may be required. Please visit our Storage section for details about additional storage devices.

Splatoon Software update: July 8 2016

A software update is now available that makes several adjustments to enhance the overall experience. Please start the game while your Wii U console is connected to the internet to update the software. The software version after this update will be 2.10.0, as shown in the screenshot below.

 

Update contents

 

Fixes for issues in battles

  • Fixes a bug where it could appear as if players are floating in space off the stage, though actually they are on the stage

 

Additional information

 

This update is required in order to play online.

Downloading updates will not affect any of your saved data.

Please note: up to 841 MB of available storage is required to perform this software update. Depending on the Wii U hardware pack you own and your use of it, an additional storage device may be required. Please visit our Storage section for details about additional storage devices.

Splatoon Software Update: July 6 2016

A software update for Splatoon is now available. The software version after this update will be 2.9.0, as shown in the screenshot below. This update is required in order to access the online features of this title.

Update Contents

 

New compatible amiibo

  • Adds support for Callie and Marie amiibo

Weapon adjustments

  • Balancing changes for main weapons. Click here for more information.
  • Balancing changes for special weapon effect durations. Click here for more information.

Stage adjustments

  • Ancho-V Games: Fixes an issue during Rainmaker wherein ink on certain parts of the map aren't reflected properly on the Turf Map.

Fixes for issues in battles

  • Fixes an issue where sometimes it would seem to other players as if you are swimming further than should be possible when performing a Super Jump while swimming.
  • Fixes an issue where in rare instances you could see your opponents’ Ink Mines, even though the Ink Mines are set to the opponents’ colour, without using the Bomb Sniffer ability.

Other changes

  • Introduces several enhancements to improve the user’s experience and enjoyment

Additional information

 

This update is required in order to play online.

Downloading updates will not affect any of your saved data.

Please note: up to 841 MB of available storage is required to perform this software update. Depending on the Wii U hardware pack you own and your use of it, an additional storage device may be required. Please visit our Storage section for details about additional storage devices.

Hyrule Warriors Software update: June 30 2016

A software update is now available that introduces new features and adjustments to enhance the overall experience. Please start the game while your Wii U console is connected to the internet to update the software. The software version after this update will be 1.10.0.

 

Update contents

  • Adds ability to access the content in the Link's Awakening Pack
  • Introduces additional enhancements to improve the user’s experience and enjoyment

 

Additional information

Downloading updates will not affect any of your saved data.

Devils Third - Important Information: June 23 2016

Important information on the discontinuation of Devil’s Third online services

 

Thank you for your continued support for Nintendo.

Devil’s Third for Wii U launched on August 29th 2015. The decision has been made to discontinue the online multiplayer service for this title on December 29th 2016 at 15:00 AEDT.

In conjunction with the discontinuation of the online service, the sale of Golden Eggs will also be discontinued on June 27th at 23:00 AEST.

 

Discontinuation schedule:

 

27/6/2016 (Monday) 23:00 AEST      Discontinuation of Golden Eggs sales
   
29/12/2016 (Thursday) 15:00 AEDT  Discontinuation of online multiplayer service*

 

*Single-player mode will still be available after the online multiplayer service is discontinued.

We are deeply thankful to all the players who have enjoyed this title’s online multiplayer service, and thank you for your understanding regarding this decision.

Pokkén Tournament Software Update - June 15 2016

A software update is now available that makes several adjustments to enhance the overall experience. Please start the game while your Wii U console is connected to the internet to update the software. The software version after this update will be 1.3.

Please note: this update is required in order to use the online features of Pokkén Tournament.

 

Update contents

Additional information

This update is required in order to play online.

Downloading updates will not affect any of your saved data.

Please note: 367 MB of available storage is required to perform this software update. Depending on the Wii U hardware pack you own and your use of it, an additional storage device may be required. Please visit our Storage section for details about additional storage devices.

Mini Mario & Friends: amiibo Challenge Software update: June 1 2016

A software update is now available that introduces new features and adjustments to enhance the overall experience. Please start the game while your Wii U console is connected to the internet to update the software. The software version after this update will be 1.1.0.

 

Update contents

  • Introduces additional enhancements to improve the user’s experience and enjoyment

Additional information

Downloading updates will not affect any of your saved data.

Splatoon Software Update: June 8 2016

A software update is now available that makes several adjustments to enhance the overall experience. Please start the game while your Wii U console is connected to the internet to update the software. The software version after this update will be 2.8.0, as shown in the screenshot below.

 

Update contents

New weapons and gear

  • Nine new weapons added, available in the weapon shop Ammo Knights
    • Please note: the new weapons and gear will appear in the shop following the release of the software update.
  • Two new kinds of gear added, available in the shop

Weapon and ability adjustments

  • Adjustments to main weapons, sub weapons and abilities. Click here for more information.

Stage adjustments

  • Arowana Mall: Adjustments to prevent players from taking certain shortcuts in all modes.
  • Bluefin Depot: Fixed a problem where players could go inside a certain object in Rainmaker mode.
  • Camp Triggerfish: Adjustment for detecting when you have brought the Rainmaker too far back towards your own starting area
  • Piranha Pit: Adjustments to prevent players from taking certain shortcuts in all modes.

Fixes for issues in battles

  • Fixes an issue where players could jump higher than usual by touching an opponent's Splash Wall

Other changes

  • Introduces several enhancements to improve the user’s experience and enjoyment

Additional information

This update is required in order to play online.

Downloading updates will not affect any of your saved data.

Please note: up to 768 MB of available storage is required to perform this software update. Depending on the Wii U hardware pack you own and your use of it, an additional storage device may be required. Please visit our Storage section for details about additional storage devices.

Star Fox Guard Software Update: May 25 2016

A software update is now available that makes several adjustments to enhance the overall experience. Please start the game while your Wii U console is connected to the internet to update the software.

 

Update contents

  • Changes the values for calculating rank and the number of bots in the squad (small/normal/big)
  • Balance adjustments to bots in squads

    Please note: these changes only affect bots in squads created by users. There are no changes to the enemy robots that appear in main missions or side missions.
    • Snailblazer: health increased from 2x to 3x
    • Drill Hi-Ho: speed increased by about 35%
    • K.O.F. Unit: speed increased by about 60%
    • B.O.O. Unit: number of Chaos Points needed to place this bot reduced from 10 to 9
    • Jumprella: number of Combat Points needed to place this bot increased from 2 to 3
    • P.O.P. Unit: speed when yellow decreased by about 10%. Speed when red decreased by about 20%
  • Extension to amount of time squads remain on the server

    Previously squads would be deleted from the server if there had been no access for 30 days. This has been extended to 60 days. (The number of days remaining is reset if you update the squad or if you check the squad’s win/loss record)
  • Extension to amount of time replays remain on the server

    Previously replays would be deleted from the server if there had been no access for 20 days. This has been extended to 40 days. (There is no way to reset the number of days remaining before replays are deleted)

Additional information

This update is required in order to play online.

This update will not affect any of your saved data.

Hyrule Warriors Software Update: May 19 2016

A software update is now available that introduces new features and adjustments to enhance the overall experience. Please start the game while your Wii U console is connected to the internet to update the software. The software version after this update will be 1.9.0.

 

Update contents

  • Adds a new playable character: Medli
  • Adds a new weapon for Medli: Rito Harp
  • Introduces additional enhancements to improve the user’s experience and enjoyment

Additional information

Downloading updates will not affect any of your saved data.

Super Smash Bros. for Wii U Software Update: May 20 2016

A software update is now available that introduces new features and adjustments to enhance the overall experience. Please start the game while your Wii U console is connected to the internet to update the software. The software version after this update will be 1.1.6.

 

Update contents

  • Adjusts the game balance
  • Other adjustments have also been made to balance the game and make for a more pleasant gaming experience

Please note: up to 3.6 GB of available storage is required to perform this software update. Depending on the Wii U hardware pack you own and your use of it, an additional storage device may be required. Please visit our Storage section for details about additional storage devices.

In addition, you will be unable to play replays created in version 1.1.5 or below. This update is also required in order to access online features of the software.

Super Mario Maker Software Update: May 20 2016

A software update is now available that introduces new features and adjustments to enhance the overall experience. Please start the game while your Wii U console is connected to the internet to update the software. The software version after this update will be v1.43.

Please note: this update is required in order to use Super Mario Maker's online features.

 

Update contents

  • The calculation of Star Ranking has been changed from the courses that have receive the most stars to those that have received the highest ratio of stars
    • Please note: the Star Ranking in the Courses menu could previously be filtered by Weekly or All, but now it is only possible to filter by All
  • Super Expert is now shown as a difficulty level in the course lists in the Courses menu
  • Introduces additional enhancements to improve the user’s experience and enjoyment

Additional information

Downloading updates will not affect any of your saved data.

Please note: 387 MB of available storage is required to perform this software update. Depending on the Wii U hardware pack you own and your use of it, an additional storage device may be required. Please visit our Storage section for details about additional storage devices.

Star Fox Guard Software update: April 28 2016

A software update is now available that makes several adjustments to enhance the overall experience. Please start the game while your Wii U console is connected to the internet to update the software.

 

Update contents

  • Changes the values for calculating rank and the number of bots in the squad (small/normal/big)

Additional information

This update is required in order to play online.

This update will not affect any of your saved data.

Pokkén Tournament Software Update: April 13 2016

A software update is now available that makes several adjustments to enhance the overall experience. Please start the game while your Wii U console is connected to the internet to update the software. The software version after this update will be 1.2.

Please note: this update is required in order to use the online features of Pokkén Tournament.

 

Update contents

  • Fixes an issue wherein Shadow Mewtwo could force opponents to continually block by repeatedly using certain moves
  • Adjustments to Mewtwo's battle balance. Click here for more details
  • Adjustments to reduce the effect of the Support Pokémon Reshiram. Click here for more details
  • Fixes for several bugs that affected battles. Click here for more details
  • Introduces additional enhancements to improve the user’s experience and enjoyment

Additional information

This update is required in order to play online.

Downloading updates will not affect any of your saved data.

Please note: 367 MB of available storage is required to perform this software update. Depending on the Wii U hardware pack you own and your use of it, an additional storage device may be required. Please visit our Storage section for details about additional storage devices.

Splatoon Software Update: April 13 2016

A software update is now available that makes several adjustments to enhance the overall experience. Please start the game while your Wii U console is connected to the internet to update the software. The software version after this update will be 2.7.0, as shown in the screenshot below.

 

Update contents

New weapons

  • Eight new weapons added, available in the weapon shop Ammo Knights
    • Please note: the new weapons will appear in the shop following the release of the software update.

Splatfest adjustments

  • Changed the initial Splatfest Power value for rank S+

Weapon adjustments

  • Adjustments to main weapons, sub weapons and special weapons, as well as changes to attacks that reveal enemy positions. Click here for more information.

Stage adjustments

  • Saltspray Rig: Adjustments to prevent players from taking certain shortcuts in all modes.
  • Bluefin Depot: Fixed a problem where players could go inside a certain object in Rainmaker mode.
  • Flounder Heights: Adjustments to prevent users from taking certain shortcuts in Tower Control mode.

Fixes for issues in battles

  • Fixes an issue wherein players could perform a Super Jump while holding the Rainmaker if their connection speed was exceptionally slow.
  • Fixes an issue wherein on rare occasions players near to a Splash Wall wouldn’t suffer damage, even before the Splash Wall is activated.
  • Fixes an issue wherein if a placed Suction Bomb comes into contact with a Splash Wall and explodes, sometimes the blast damage would go beyond the Splash Wall.
  • Fixes an issue wherein opponents completely hidden by obstacles in the way could be hit by an Inkzooka or Rainmaker attack fired upwards.
  • Fixes an issue wherein Splash Walls would sometimes not take damage when hit by an Inkzooka or Rainmaker attack.
  • Fixes an issue wherein players could hit opponents on the other side of a Splash Wall with a Rainmaker attack, depending on the position where it hits the Splash Wall.
  • Fixes an issue wherein if multiple players set an Ink Mine at the same time, they would sometimes explode on their own, despite not being painted in the opposing colour, no opposing players being close and their maximum time before automatically exploding not being reached.
  • Fixes an issue wherein players could take damage from a friendly Ink Mine, depending on their relative position.
  • Fixes an issue wherein when aiming at a Kraken on the ground the display wouldn’t change to a cross to indicate it would hit, despite the crosshairs being over the target, and where Seekers would not follow Krakens.

Other changes

  • Introduces several enhancements to improve the user’s experience and enjoyment

Additional information

This update is required in order to play online.

Downloading updates will not affect any of your saved data.

Please note: up to 764 MB of available storage is required to perform this software update. Depending on the Wii U hardware pack you own and your use of it, an additional storage device may be required. Please visit our Storage section for details about additional storage devices.

Super Mario Maker Software Update: April 7 2016

A software update is now available that introduces new features and adjustments to enhance the overall experience. Please start the game while your Wii U console is connected to the internet to update the software. The software version after this update will be v1.42.

Please note: this update is required in order to use Super Mario Maker's online features.

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Update contents

  • Introduces additional enhancements to improve the user’s experience and enjoyment

Additional information

Downloading updates will not affect any of your saved data.

Please note: 415 MB of available storage is required to perform this software update. Depending on the Wii U hardware pack you own and your use of it, an additional storage device may be required. Please visit our Storage section for details about additional storage devices.

Hyrule Warriors Software Update: March 24 2016

A software update is now available that introduces new features and adjustments to enhance the overall experience. Please start the game while your Wii U console is connected to the internet to update the software. The software version after this update will be 1.8.0.

 

Update contents

  • Introduces additional enhancements to improve the user’s experience and enjoyment

Additional information

Downloading updates will not affect any of your saved data.

Super Mario Maker Software Update: March 18 2016

A software update is now available that introduces new features and adjustments to enhance the overall experience. Please start the game while your Wii U console is connected to the internet to update the software. The software version after this update will be v1.41.

Please note: this update is required in order to use Super Mario Maker's online features.

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Update contents

  • Introduces additional enhancements to improve the user’s experience and enjoyment

Additional information

Downloading updates will not affect any of your saved data.

Please note: 422 MB of available storage is required to perform this software update. Depending on the Wii U hardware pack you own and your use of it, an additional storage device may be required. Please visit our Storage section for details about additional storage devices.

Super Smash Bros. for Wii U Software Update: March 16 2016

A software update is now available that introduces new features and adjustments to enhance the overall experience. Please start the game while your Wii U console is connected to the internet to update the software. The software version after this update will be 1.1.5.

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Update contents

  • Adjusts the game balance
  • Other adjustments have also been made to balance the game and make for a more pleasant gaming experience

Please note: up to 3.6 GB of available storage is required to perform this software update. Depending on the Wii U hardware pack you own and your use of it, an additional storage device may be required. Please visit our Storage section for details about additional storage devices.

In addition, you will be unable to play replays created in version 1.1.4 or below. This update is also required in order to access online features of the software.

Splatoon Software Update: March 9th 2016

A software update is now available that makes several adjustments to enhance the overall experience. Please start the game while your Wii U console is connected to the internet to update the software. The software version after this update will be 2.6.0, as shown in the screenshot below.

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Update contents

 

Stage adjustments

  • Arowana Mall: Changes to the layout in Turf Wars to match the layout in Splat Zones. The wire nettings that connect between high platforms will be removed.
  • Moray Towers: Changes to the layout in Turf Wars to match the layout in Splat Zones

Matchmaking and team assignment adjustments

Until now, team assignment for Ranked Battles was completely random. After this software update, teams will be assigned with small consideration of the equipped weapons.

In Ranked Battles, players with the following rank combinations will no longer be matched together:

  • S+ and S
  • S and A+
  • A- and B+
  • B- and C+

Please note: this is subject to change in the future according to the length of time required for matchmaking.

 

Ranked Battle point adjustments

During a Ranked Battle, it's possible that one of your teammates could drop out – for example, due to a communication error – causing you to continue the remainder of the match at a disadvantage. If you lose in such a situation, then the length of time you were outnumbered will be considered and the amount of rank points you lose reduced.

 

Gear ability adjustments

Adjustments to gear abilities. pdf icon Click here for more information. (55 kB)

 

Splatfest adjustments

  • During Splatfests, an indication of your team's Splatfest Power will be shown instead of the Vibe Meter
  • The starting value for your team's Splatfest Power is based on factors including your rank when starting the Splatfest
  • Your team's Splatfest Power changes as you win or lose matches during the Splatfest
  • A player on the team with the most Splatfest Power will see a slightly larger increase of their Splatfest Power if they win
  • Previously for Splatfests, players with similar play styles were matched together, but now instead players with similar Splatfest Powers will be matched together
  • If the average Splatfest Power in a team is high, then they will gain more Splatfest Points if they win a match
  • Where multiple players on your team have selected to keep playing, the number of matches played so far is displayed when starting the next match

 

Effects adjustments

  • Changes the visual effect for the Killer Wail before it fires

 

Fixes for issues in battles

  • Fixes an issue wherein if you do a Super Jump just as you restart from the starting point after being defeated, the effect of the Comeback ability would sometimes be slightly delayed

 

Other changes

  • Introduces several enhancements to improve the user’s experience and enjoyment

 

Additional information

This update is required in order to play online.

Downloading updates will not affect any of your saved data.

Please note: up to 764 MB of available storage is required to perform this software update. Depending on the Wii U hardware pack you own and your use of it, an additional storage device may be required. Please visit our Storage section for details about additional storage devices.

Super Smash Bros. for Wii U Software Update: February 4th 2016

A software update is now available that introduces new features and adjustments to enhance the overall experience. Please start the game while your Wii U console is connected to the internet to update the software. The software version after this update will be 1.1.4.

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Update contents

  • Adds ability to purchase new add-on content. Please visit the official Super Smash Bros. website for more information about purchasable add-on content.
  • Adjusts the game balance
  • Other adjustments have also been made to balance the game and make for a more pleasant gaming experience

Please note: up to 3.6 GB of available storage is required to perform this software update. Depending on the Wii U hardware pack you own and your use of it, an additional storage device may be required. Please visit our Storage section for details about additional storage devices.

In addition, you will be unable to play replays created in version 1.1.3 or below. This update is also required in order to access online features of the software.

Super Mario Maker Software update: January 28 2016

A software update is now available that fixes a specific error. We sincerely apologise for any inconvenience.

Please start the game while your Wii U console is connected to the internet to update the software. The software version after this update will be 1.32.

Please note: this update is required in order to use Super Mario Maker's online features.

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Update contents

  • Fixes an issue in "Create" mode.

Additional information

Downloading updates will not affect any of your saved data.

Please note: 359 MB of available storage is required to perform this software update. Depending on the Wii U hardware pack you own and your use of it, an additional storage device may be required. Please visit our Storage section for details about additional storage devices.

Splatoon Software Update: January 20 2016

A software update is now available for Splatoon. The software version after this update will be 2.5.0, as shown in the screenshot below. This update is required in order to access the online features of this title.

 

Update contents

Stage adjustments

  • Walleye Warehouse: Changed the layout in Rainmaker mode
  • Arowana Mall: Changed the layout in all modes to prevent users from taking an unintentional shortcut
  • Piranha Pit: Changed the layout in Tower Control mode to prevent users from taking an unintentional shortcut

Battle adjustments

  • Museum d'Alfonsino: Fixes a bug in all modes except Tower Control where the amount of area painted next to the rotating tower in the middle of the map is not calculated correctly
  • Mahi-Mahi Resort: Fixes a bug in Rainmaker mode where the Special Gauge fills up more than it should if you destroy the Rainmaker’s shield near the centre of the map

Other changes

  • Introduces several enhancements to improve the user’s experience and enjoyment

Additional information

This update is required in order to play online.

Downloading updates will not affect any of your saved data.

Please note: up to 768 MB of available storage is required to perform this software update. Depending on the Wii U hardware pack you own and your use of it, an additional storage device may be required. Please visit our Storage section for details about additional storage devices.

Super Mario Maker Software Update: December 22 2015

A software update is now available that introduces new features and adjustments to enhance the overall experience. Please start the game while your Wii U console is connected to the internet to update the software. The software version after this update will be v1.30.

Please note: this update is required in order to use Super Mario Maker's online features.

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Update contents

  • Adds new objects, such as the Fire Koopa Clown Car
  • Adds integration with the Super Mario Maker Bookmark portal website, allowing for more detailed course searches
  • Course information pages now show the first player to clear that particular course, in addition to the fastest clear time
    • For courses created before this software update, only the fastest clear time is shown
  • Introduces additional enhancements to improve the user’s experience and enjoyment

Additional information

Downloading updates will not affect any of your saved data.

Please note: 359 MB of available storage is required to perform this software update. Depending on the Wii U hardware pack you own and your use of it, an additional storage device may be required. Please visit our Storage section for details about additional storage devices.

Splatoon Software Update: December 18 2015

A software update is now available for Splatoon. The software version after this update will be 2.4.0, as shown in the screenshot below. This update is required in order to access the online features of this title.

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Update contents

Changes to matchmaking

  • Matchmaking for Regular Battles and Splatfest Battles is intended to match people with similar play styles as much as possible. There have now been changes to matchmaking to make it less likely that new players are matched with advanced players.

Changes to Rainmaker mode

  • Added new areas that you can't take the Rainmaker in Walleye Warehouse, Saltspray Rig, Arowana Mall and Flounder Heights.
    • Note: If you are inside one of these areas while holding the Rainmaker, you will experience a penalty wherein the time you can carry the Rainmaker runs out faster than usual

Stage adjustments

  • Arowana Mall: Changed the layout in all modes to prevent users from taking an unintentional shortcut
  • Port Mackerel: Changed the layout in all modes to prevent users from taking an unintentional shortcut
  • Flounder Heights: Changed the layout in all modes to prevent users from taking an unintentional shortcut
  • Museum d'Alfonsino: Changed the layout in Rainmaker mode to prevent users from taking an unintentional shortcut

Bug fixes in online battles

  • Fixes a bug in Rainmaker mode wherein the goal distance could move further than it should if the Rainmaker is captured in mid-air
  • Fixes a bug in Rainmaker mode wherein a bomb blast could do damage to a Rainmaker shield, even if there was something between them
  • Fixes a bug wherein if members of the same team had more than one Splash Wall placed closely together, the damage blocked by one could also be done to the others
  • Fixes a bug wherein if you throw a bomb while standing next to a wall, the bomb wouldn't always follow the guide line and would instead just hit the wall

Other changes

  • Introduces several enhancements to improve the user’s experience and enjoyment

 

Additional information

This update is required in order to play online.

Downloading updates will not affect any of your saved data.

Please note: 777 MB of available storage is required to perform this software update. Depending on the Wii U hardware pack you own and your use of it, an additional storage device may be required. Please visit our Storage section for details about additional storage devices.

Super Smash Bros. for WIi U Software Update December 16 2015

A software update is now available that introduces new features and adjustments to enhance the overall experience. Please start the game while your Wii U console is connected to the internet to update the software. The software version after this update will be 1.1.3.

 

Update contents

Adds ability to purchase new add-on content. Please visit the official Super Smash Bros. website for more information about purchasable add-on content.

http://www.smashbros.com/en-au/dlc/index.html

Adjusts the game balance

Other adjustments have also been made to balance the game and make for a more pleasant gaming experience

Please note: up to 2.9 GB of available storage is required to perform this software update. Depending on the Wii U hardware pack you own and your use of it, an additional storage device may be required. Please visit our Storage section for details about additional storage devices.

In addition, you will be unable to play replays created in version 1.1.2 or below. This update is also required in order to access online features of the software.

Xenoblade Chronicles X Software Update: December 5 2015

A software update is now available that makes several adjustments to enhance the overall experience. Please start the game while your Wii U console is connected to the internet to update the software. The software version after this update will be 1.0.1E.

 

Update contents

  • Introduces additional enhancements to improve the user’s experience and enjoyment

Additional information

Downloading updates will not affect any of your saved data.

Mario Tennis: Ultra Smash Software Update: November 21 2015

A software update is now available that makes several adjustments to enhance the overall experience. Please start the game while your Wii U console is connected to the internet to update the software. The software version after this update will be 1.0.1, as shown in the screenshot below.

Please note: this update is required in order to use Mario Tennis: Ultra Smash's online features.

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Update contents

  • Introduces additional enhancements to improve the user’s experience and enjoyment

Additional information

Downloading updates will not affect any of your saved data.

Splatoon Software update: November 13 2015

A software update is now available that makes several adjustments to enhance the overall experience. Please start the game while your Wii U console is connected to the internet to update the software. The software version after this update will be 2.3.0.

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Update contents

 

New gear

  • New gear has been added and will appear in the shops randomly

Changes to the Ranked Battle results screen

  • Changes the order that players appear in on the Ranked Battle result screen. Now players with the greatest win-loss difference (number of wins minus losses) in the last 10 matches played in the current mode are listed first.
    • Note: Previously the players who defeated the most opponents came first. This change was made to account for other ways of contributing to victory (which can’t be easily expressed as a value).
    • Note: Wins and losses are not recorded for Regular Battles, Splatfest Battles, Squad Battles or Private Battles, and the player order remains unchanged for these modes.
    • Note: When a player’s rank changes, their wins and losses are both reset to 0.

Battle adjustments

  • Fixes an issue where if you have a Blaster as your main weapon the shot would not quite reach an opponent, despite the crosshairs on the screen indicating that it would be a hit.
  • Changes the distance from which Roller splashes can damage opponent Splash Walls to be the same as that for opponent players.
  • Tower Control: Sprinklers placed on the tower will now be destroyed on collision with walls, in the same way that Sprinklers placed on the ground break when hit by the tower.

Other changes

  • Introduces several enhancements to improve the user’s experience and enjoyment

 

Additional information

This update is required in order to play online.

Downloading updates will not affect any of your saved data.

Please note: 779 MB of available storage is required to perform this software update. Depending on the Wii U hardware pack you own and your use of it, an additional storage device may be required. Please visit our Storage section for details about additional storage devices.

Super Mario Maker Software update: November 13 2015

A software update is now available that introduces new features and adjustments to enhance the overall experience. Please start the game while your Wii U console is connected to the internet to update the software. The software version after this update will be v1.21.

Please note: this update is required in order to use Super Mario Maker's online features.

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Update contents

  • Introduces additional enhancements to improve the user’s experience and enjoyment

Please note: 358 MB of available storage is required to perform this software update. Depending on the Wii U hardware pack you own and your use of it, an additional storage device may be required. Please visit our Storage section for details about additional storage devices.

 

Additional information

Downloading updates will not affect any of your saved data.

Super Mario Maker Software Update: November 5th 2015

Software update: November 5th 2015

A software update is now available that introduces new features and adjustments to enhance the overall experience. Please start the game while your Wii U console is connected to the internet to update the software. The software version after this update will be v1.20.

Please note: this update is required in order to use Super Mario Maker's online features.

 

Update contents

  • Adds a feature that allows Event Courses to be downloaded. Completing Event Courses may unlock Costume Marios.
  • Courses from Official Makers can be found at any time by searching Course World
  • Adds the Checkpoint Flag object
  • Adds ability to combine power-up items
  • Adds hard mode to the fly swatting game
  • Introduces additional enhancements to improve the user’s experience and enjoyment

Please click here for more information about this software update.

Please note: 357.5 MB of available storage is required to perform this software update. Depending on the Wii U hardware pack you own and your use of it, an additional storage device may be required. Please visit our Storage section for details about additional storage devices.

 

Additional information

Downloading updates will not affect any of your saved data.

On October 21, 2015, new update data for the Splatoon game will become available for download

Update Details:
Ver. 2.2.0 [Released 21/10/15]
On October 21, 2015, new update data for the Splatoon game will become available for download. Please take a moment to download and install this update while your Wii U console is connected to the Internet.

 

Notes:
Weapons Adjustments:

Ranked Battle Adjustments

Ranking Adjustments

  • Rank S users will be matched up with other rank S users more frequently, and rank S+ users will be matched up with other rank S+ users more frequently
  • To accommodate this change, the calculation method for ranks S and S+ users will be adjusted
    *Click here for more information 

Stage Adjustments

  • Walleye Warehouse: Adjustments will be made to prevent users from taking certain shortcuts in Rainmaker Mode
  • Saltspray Rig: Adjustments will be made to prevent users from placing Splash Walls in certain places
  • Arowana Mall: Adjustments will be made to prevent users from taking certain shortcuts in all modes
  • Kelp Dome: Small adjustments will be made for Rainmaker mode
  • Flounder Heights: In addition to changing the stage layout in Rainmaker, other adjustments will be made to prevent users from taking certain shortcuts in all modes and to prevent the attachment of Suction Bombs in certain places
  • Hammerhead bridge: Adjustments will be made to prevent users from taking certain shortcuts in all modes

Effects Adjustments

  • The visual effects of position-tracking for teammates will be less visible
  • The launching sound effect of the Inkzooka will be more audible

Battle Adjustments

Bug Fixes in Battle Dojo:

  • Fixed the issue in which Splash Walls do not block opponents’ bombs and blasters

Bug fixes:

  • Fixed the issue in which the damage stats for Splattershot Jr., Custom Splattershot Jr., N-ZAP 85, and N-ZAP89 are displayed as higher than they actually are
    *This only changes the information displayed in the stats. The actual stats will remain the same.
  • Adjustments will also be made to make for a more pleasant gaming experience

 

Super Smash Bros for Wii U Software Update: October 8th 2015

A software update is now available that fixes a specific error. We sincerely apologise for any inconvenience.

Please start the game while your Wii U console is connected to the internet to update the software. The software version after this update will be 1.1.2.

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Update contents

 

  • Fixes an issue where Diddy Kong cannot be grabbed after his shield is used to guard against a multi-hit move.

 

Please note: up to 2.7 GB of available storage is required to perform this software update. Depending on the Wii U hardware pack you own and your use of it, an additional storage device may be required. Please visit our Storage section for details about additional storage devices.

In addition, you will be unable to play replays created in version 1.1.1 or below. This update is also required in order to access online features of the software.

Issue with Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS / Wii U software update released on September 30th 2015

Notice: October 7th 2015

An issue has been found in the most recent software update for Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS / Wii U, wherein Diddy Kong cannot be grabbed after his shield is used to guard against a multi-hit move.

We are currently preparing a software update to rectify this issue.

Super Smash Bros. for Wii U Software Update: September 30th 2015

Software update: September 30th 2015

A software update is now available that introduces new features and adjustments to enhance the overall experience. Please start the game while your Wii U console is connected to the internet to update the software. The software version after this update will be 1.1.1.

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Update contents

  • Adds ability to purchase new add-on content. Please visit the official Super Smash Bros. website for more information about purchasable add-on content
  • Adds ability to post highlight reels of replay videos to YouTube and Miiverse
  • Adjusts the game balance
  • Other adjustments have also been made to balance the game and make for a more pleasant gaming experience

Please note: up to 2.7 GB of available storage is required to perform this software update. Depending on the Wii U hardware pack you own and your use of it, an additional storage device may be required. Please visit our Storage section for details about additional storage devices.

In addition, you will be unable to play Replays created in version 1.1.0 or below. This update is also required in order to access online features of the software.

Super Mario Maker Software Update: September 24th 2015

A software update is now available that introduces new features and adjustments to enhance the overall experience. Please start the game while your Wii U console is connected to the internet to update the software. The software version after this update will be v1.10.

Please note: this update is required in order to use Super Mario Maker's online features.

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Update contents

  • Introduces additional enhancements to improve the user’s experience and enjoyment

Please note: 299 MB of available storage is required to perform this software update. Depending on the Wii U hardware pack you own and your use of it, an additional storage device may be required. Please visit our Storage section for details about additional storage devices.

 

Additional information

Downloading updates will not affect any of your saved data.

Super Mario Maker Software Update: September 11th 2015

A software update is now available that introduces new features and adjustments to enhance the overall experience. Please start the game while your Wii U console is connected to the internet to update the software. The software version after this update will be v1.01.

Please note: this update is required in order to use Super Mario Maker's online features.

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Update contents

  • Added a small Easter egg when making courses.
  • Added a secondary method for unlocking Course elements faster.
  • Adjustments have been made to make for a more pleasant gaming experience.

Additional information

Downloading updates will not affect any of your saved data.

Splatoon Software Update: September 2nd 2015

A software update is now available that makes several adjustments to enhance the overall experience. Please start the game while your Wii U console is connected to the internet to update the software. The software version after this update will be 2.1.0.

Please note: after this software update, an in-game message notes that new gear has been added. However, this gear was added in a previous software update, and there is no new gear added with this software update. We apologise for any inconvenience.

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Update contents

 

Changes to stages

  • Arowana Mall: Changes the layout in all modes to prevent users from travelling in an unintended way at a specific location.
  • Camp Triggerfish: Changes the layout in Turf War and Splat Zones to prevent users from travelling in an unintended way at a specific location.

 

Changes to main weapons

  • Rollers: Corrects an issue introduced in version 2.0.0 that affected camera movements while moving with the roller raised.

 

Changes to sub weapons

  • Splash Wall: Corrects an issue where throwing a bomb while touching the opposing team's Splash Wall would occasionally damage opposing players on the other side.

 

Changes to Ranked Battles

  • Tower Control: Fixes an issue where the distance counters would display the same number when the scores were very similar.
  • Tower Control: Corrects the behaviour of the distance counter when the tower is taken by the other team, having reached the same distance as the opponents but not overtaken them. (In version 2.0.0, the team in the lead lost one distance point, but in version 1.3.0 and earlier the team in the lead gained one distance point.)

 

Other changes

  • Corrects an issue where updating the software would cause the error code 104-2230
  • Introduces several enhancements to improve the user’s experience and enjoyment

 

Additional information

 

This update is required in order to play online.

Downloading updates will not affect any of your saved data.

Super Smash Bros Software Update: July 31st 2015

A software update is now available that introduces new features and adjustments to enhance the overall experience. Please start the game while your Wii U console is connected to the internet to update the software. The software version after this update will be 1.1.0.

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Update contents

 

  • Adds ability to purchase new add-on content. Please visit the official Super Smash Bros. website for more information about purchasable add-on content.
  • Adds ability to create your own Tourneys. You can post and read about Tourneys in the Tourney Community on Miiverse.
  • Adds ability to post replay videos to YouTube. Replays can be posted to YouTube and the Replay Viewing Community on Miiverse.
    Note: You can only post replay videos you created yourself.
    A Google Account is required to use this feature.
  • Adjusts the game balance
  • Other adjustments have also been made to balance the game and make for a more pleasant gaming experience

Please note: a minimum of 2.5 GB available storage is required to perform this software update. Depending on the Wii U hardware pack you own and your use of it, an additional storage device may be required. Please visit our Storage section for details about additional storage devices.

In addition, you will be unable to play replays created in version 1.0.9 or below. This update is also required in order to access online features of the software.

Splatoon Software Update: August 6th 2015

A software update is now available that makes several adjustments to enhance the overall experience. Please start the game while your Wii U console is connected to the internet to update the software. The software version after this update will be 2.0.0.

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Update contents

 

Squad Battles

  • In Squad Battles you can form a team with friends and take part in Ranked Battles against other teams
    • As with standard Ranked Battles, you can only play this mode after reaching level 10
    • By joining a friend's game, you can also play with friends of friends
    • You can set a password if you only want to play with specific friends
    • In Squad Battle, you'll only ever play against opponents also playing Squad Battle; users in standard Ranked Battles won't play against those in Squad Battles
  • You can form teams of four, three, or two players
    • A team of three can compete against a team of four. In these cases, the three-player team will respawn more quickly
    • Two-player teams will be matched with three other two-player teams, so matches will be made up of two two-player teams pitted against each other

Private Battles

  • In Private Battles you can play with just friends, selecting your own rules, maps and teams
    • By joining a friend's game, you can also play with friends of friends
    • You can set a password if you only want to play with specific friends

Changes to player levels

  • The maximum attainable level has increased from 20 to 50

Changes to ranks

  • The maximum attainable rank has increased from A+ to S+
    • It's only possible to reach ranks S and S+ by playing in Ranked Battle: they cannot be reached by playing in Squad Battle
    • If you reach rank S or S+, playing in Squad Battle will not affect your ranking
  • Adjusts how many points are awarded following matches
  • If your rank changes, you will be returned to the lobby

New gear

  • New gear has been added and will appear in the shops randomly

New music

  • New music has been added to the rotation

Changes to Splatfests

  • The weighting for wins has increased from x2 to x4

Changes to maps

  • Urchin Underpass: Significant layout adjustments in all modes
  • Saltspray Rig: Layout adjustments in Tower Control
  • Arowana Mall: Layout adjustments in all modes
  • Kelp Dome: Layout adjustments in Tower Control and Splat Zones
  • Moray Towers: Layout adjustments in Tower Control and Splat Zones

Changes to special weapons

  • Inkzooka: The points required to fill the special gauge have increased from 180p to 220p
  • Echolocator: The points required to fill the special gauge have increased from 180p to 200p
  • Killer Wail: The points required to fill the special gauge have decreased from 180p to 160p

Note: The above values are based on players not using the Special Charge Up gear ability.

 

Changes to gear abilities

  • Tenacity: Previously, where the number of members on each team was uneven at the start of a match, the special gauge would start charging before movement was possible, but now charging starts once you can control your character
  • Special Charge Up: Previously, when stacking this ability, there were minor differences to the special gauge charge rate depending on whether you inked the same area gradually or all at once. This has now been changed, so the contribution is based only on the area inked, regardless of speed

Changes to sound effects

  • It is now easier to hear the sound warning you of an Inkzooka attack to your left, right, or behind you
  • It is now easier to hear the sound when certain long-range weapons hit, even from far away

Other changes

  • Introduces several enhancements to improve the user’s experience and enjoyment

Additional information

 

This update is required in order to play online.

Downloading updates will not affect any of your saved data.

Super Smash Bros Software Update: July 3rd 2015

A software update is now available that makes several adjustments to enhance the overall experience. Please start the game while your Wii U console is connected to the internet to update the software. The software version after this update will be 1.0.9.

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Update contents

  • Introduces additional enhancements to improve the user’s experience and enjoyment

Additional information

Downloading updates will not affect any of your saved data.

Hyrule Warriors Software update: June 17th 2015

A software update is now available that introduces new features and adjustments to enhance the overall experience. Please start the game while your Wii U console is connected to the internet to update the software. The software version after this update will be 1.7.0.

 

Update contents

  • Adds a new costume for Link: Classic Tunic
  • Introduces additional enhancements to improve the user’s experience and enjoyment

Additional information

Downloading updates will not affect any of your saved data.

Super Smash Bros Software update: June 14th 2015

A software update is now available that introduces new features and adjustments to enhance the overall experience. Please start the game while your Wii U console is connected to the internet to update the software. The software version after this update will be 1.0.8.

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Update contents

 

  • Adds ability to purchase new add-on content. Please visit the official Super Smash Bros. website for more information about purchasable add-on content.
  • Adds the Miiverse stage. During single-player or local multiplayer matches while connected to the internet, messages cheering on the participating fighters will appear in the stage background. Each fighter also has its own community on Miiverse.
  • Adjusts the game balance
  • Other adjustments have also been made to balance the game and make for a more pleasant gaming experience

Please note: a minimum of 2.4 GB available storage is required to perform this software update. Depending on the Wii U hardware pack you own and your use of it, an additional storage device may be required. Please visit our Storage section for details about additional storage devices.

In addition, you will be unable to play replays created in version 1.0.7 or below. This update is also required in order to access online features of the software.

Splatoon Software Update: July 1st 2015

A software update is now available that makes several adjustments to enhance the overall experience. Please start the game while your Wii U console is connected to the internet to update the software. The software version after this update will be 1.3.0.

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Update contents

 

Changes to Splatfests

  • In cases where matchmaking takes a long time, due to a lack of players on the opposing team, a match between players who voted for the same side will take place.
    • You can still earn Splatfest points when playing against others who voted for the same side.
    • Final Splatfest results only take into account the outcomes of matches between players on opposing sides of the Splatfest topic.
  • If you launch the game before the Splatfest's start time, it may be possible to join the Splatfest up to five minutes early. All players will be able to join at the official start time. This is to ensure players can smoothly join the Splatfest.
  • Increases the number of Super Sea Snails you can receive if you have achieved the title Eternal Boy/Eternal Girl or Charismatic Boy/Charismatic Girl and your team loses

Changes to special weapons

  • Inkstrike: Corrects a bug where the size of the inked area would differ greatly depending on the impact location
  • Kraken: When hit in Kraken form, you will be knocked back further

Changes to gear abilities

  • Ninja Squid: Reduces dash speed in squid form
  • Stealth Jump: Increases the length of time it takes to Super Jump
  • Ink Resistance Up: Reduces the ability's effect on damage and movement speed while in enemy ink

Other changes

  • Introduces several enhancements to improve the user’s experience and enjoyment

Additional information

 

Downloading updates will not affect any of your saved data.

Splatoon Software Update: June 3rd 2015

A software update is now available that makes several adjustments to enhance the overall experience. Please start the game while your Wii U console is connected to the internet to update the software. The software version after this update will be 1.2.0.

 

Update contents

 

  • Introduces several enhancements to improve the user’s experience and enjoyment

 

Additional information

 

Downloading updates will not affect any of your saved data.

Super Smash Bros. for Wii U Update: April 15th 2015

A software update is now available that introduces new features and adjustments to enhance the overall experience. Please start the game while your Wii U console is connected to the internet to update the software. The software version after this update will be 1.0.6.

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Update contents

 

  • Adds ability to purchase add-on content
    By visiting Nintendo eShop, it's possible to purchase add-on content such as Mii Fighter outfits and additional fighters.
  • Adds the Share mode, allowing you to share snapshots, replays, Mii Fighters and custom stages with other players around the world. You can also search for and download data that has been posted by other players
    Please note: you can only post data you have created yourself, and uploaded content will be deleted from the server after 30 days.
    It's also possible to send snapshots, replays, Mii Fighters and custom stages to your friends. When connecting to the internet from Super Smash Bros. for Wii U, the game will check for new data. Downloading received data may take some time. If you don't download data within 30 days, it will be deleted from the server.
    Snapshots will be posted in the Snapshot Sharing Community, and custom stages will be posted in the Stage Sharing Community. When viewing a stage screenshot uploaded to this community on your Wii U console, you can select the Start icon to jump to the Super Smash Bros. for Wii U software. From there, you can download the actual stage to your console.
  • Adjusts the game balance
  • Adds the following stages to 8-Player Smash:
    • Delfino Plaza
    • Port Town Aero Dive
    • Woolly World
    • Orbital Gate Assault
    • Wii Fit Studio
    • Pilotwings
  • Other adjustments have also been made to balance the game and make for a more pleasant gaming experience

Please note: a minimum of 1.3 GB available storage is required to perform this software update. Depending on the Wii U hardware pack you own and your use of it, an additional storage device may be required. Please visit our Storage section for details about additional storage devices.

Hyrule Warriors Software Update: February 27th 2015

A software update is now available that introduces new features and adjustments to enhance the overall experience. Please start the game while your Wii U console is connected to the internet to update the software. The software version after this update will be 1.6.0.

 

Update contents

  • Adds ability to access the content in the Boss Pack
  • Adds two new scenarios to Challenge Mode: "Rush Battle" and "Defeat 800 enemies!"
  • Adds score recording to Challenge Mode
  • Increases maximum character level to 255
  • Adds new potions to the Apothecary
  • Adds new medals
  • Introduces additional enhancements to improve the user’s experience and enjoyment

 

Additional information

Downloading updates will not affect any of your saved data.

Super Smash Bros. for Wii U Software Update: January 29th 2015

A software update is now available that introduces new features and adjustments to enhance the overall experience. Please start the game while your Wii U console is connected to the internet to update the software. The software version after this update will be 1.0.2, as seen in the image below.

 

 

Update contents

 

  • Adds the following stages to 8-Player Smash:
    • Town and City
    • Wii Fit Studio
    • Mario Circuit (Brawl)
    • Norfair
    • Pokémon Stadium 2
    • Lylat Cruise
    • Smashville
    • Pyrosphere
    • Luigi's Mansion
  • Adds the following Ω Form stages to 8-Player Smash:
    • Town and City
    • Mario Circuit (Brawl)
    • Pokémon Stadium 2
    • Lylat Cruise
    • Mario Galaxy
    • The Great Cave Offensive

Some stages require specific gameplay requirements to be met before they can be accessed.

Please note: 8-Player Smash stages may not feature moving stage elements.

  • Introduces additional enhancements to improve the user’s experience and enjoyment.

 

Additional information

 

Downloading updates will not affect any of your saved data.

Hyrule Warriors Software Update: November 27th 2014

Software Update: November 27th 2014

 

A software update is now available that introduces new features and adjustments to enhance the overall experience. Please start the game while your Wii U console is connected to the internet to update the software. The software version after this update will be 1.4.0.

 

Update contents

 

  • Adds ability to access the content in the Twilight Princess Pack
  • Adds amiibo functionality
  • Increases maximum character level from 99 to 150
  • Increases maximum number of materials in player inventory from 99 to 999
  • Adds new potions to the Apothecary
  • Adds new medals
  • Introduces additional enhancements to improve the user’s experience and enjoyment

 

Additional information

 

Downloading updates will not affect any of your saved data.

Mario Kart 8 Software Update November 13th 2014

A software update is now available that introduces new features and adjustments to enhance the overall experience. Please start the game while your Wii U console is connected to the internet to update the software. The software version after this update will be 3.0.

 

Update contents

 

  • Introduces amiibo functionality. For more information, please visit our Mario Kart 8 website.
  • Adds ability to use the first add-on content pack

 

Additional information

 

Downloading updates will not affect any of your saved data.

Hyrule Warriors Software Update: October 16th 2014

Software update: October 16th 2014

 

A software update is now available that introduces new features and adjustments to enhance the overall experience. Please start the game while your Wii U console is connected to the internet to update the software. The software version after this update will be 1.3.0.

 

Update contents

 

  • Adds ability to access the content in the Master Quest Pack
  • Adds three new playable characters: Cia, Volga and Wizzro
  • Introduces additional enhancements to improve the user’s experience and enjoyment

 

Additional information

 

Downloading updates will not affect any of your saved data.

Hyrule Warriors Software Update: Hero of Hyrule Pack

Software update: Hero of Hyrule Pack

 

A software update is now available that introduces new features and adjustments to enhance the overall experience. Please start the game while your Wii U console is connected to the internet to update the software. The software version after this update will be 1.2.1.

 

Update contents

 

  • Adds option to purchase the Hero of Hyrule Pack

 

Additional information

 

Downloading updates will not affect any of your saved data.

Hyrule Warriors Software Update: September 19th 2014

Software update: September 19th 2014

 

A software update is now available that introduces new features and adjustments to enhance the overall experience. Please start the game while your Wii U console is connected to the internet to update the software. The software version after this update will be 1.2.0.

 

Update contents

 

  • Adds ability to choose the background music that plays during battle
  • Adds a new weapon for Link: 8-Bit Wooden Sword
  • Adds a new Challenge Mode in which players clear objectives within a time limit
  • Introduces additional enhancements to improve the user’s experience and enjoyment

 

Additional information

 

Downloading updates will not affect any of your saved data.

Mario Kart 8 Software Update - August 27

Software update: August 27th 2014

 

A software update is now available that introduces new features and adjustments to enhance the overall experience. Please start the game while your Wii U console is connected to the internet to update the software. The software version after this update will be 2.0.

 

Update contents

 

  • Adds the ability to access the in-game shop and download three free Mercedes-Benz cars: Mercedes-Benz GLA, 300 SL Roadster, and Silver Arrow
  • Adds the ability to display the course map on the TV screen during races
  • Adds "Play Stats" option to the main menu, allowing users to see gameplay statistics such as total number of coins collected, win-loss record in online play, and more
  • Adds the ability to change options of others' Mario Kart TV downloaded highlight reels, such as changing the focus to a new character or event
  • Changes the default menu option after each race to "Next Race", followed by "Watch Highlight Reel"
  • Improves the vehicle selection process and saves the most recent vehicle customisation settings that were selected, even if the Wii U console is powered down between play sessions
  • Improves stability of connection in online play to enhance the user experience
  • Increases the maximum attainable Player Rating and Battle Rating from 9999 to 99999
  • Introduces additional enhancements to improve the user's experience and enjoyment

Additional information

 

Downloading updates will not affect any of your saved data.

Wii Sports Club Software Update

Software update: July 15th 2014

 

A software update is now available that introduces adjustments to enhance the overall experience. Please start the game while your Wii U console is connected to the internet to update the software. The software version after this update will be 4.1, as shown in the image below.

The software version is displayed in the bottom-right corner.

 

Update contents

  • Fixes an issue where the results of online Two-Player Team Play tennis matches were not displayed correctly in Play Records
  • Introduces additional enhancements to improve the user’s experience and enjoyment

Additional information

Downloading updates will not affect any of your saved data.

 

Pikmin 3 Software Update

Software update: June 4th 2014

 

A software update is now available that introduces new features and adjustments to enhance the overall experience. Please start the game while your Wii U console is connected to the internet to update the software. The software version after this update will be 2.0.0.

Update contents

  • Adds the ability to throw Pikmin by touching the Wii U GamePad screen while using off-TV play
  • Adds the option to retry from the Mission Mode results screen
  • Introduces additional enhancements to improve the user’s experience and enjoyment

Additional information

Downloading updates will not affect any of your saved data.

Wii Fit U Software Update - June 19

Software update: June 19th 2014

 

A software update is now available that introduces new features and adjustments to enhance the overall experience. Please start the game while your Wii U console is connected to the Internet to update the software. The software version after this update will be 1.3.0.

Update contents

  • Adds a total of 24 new Fit Meter Challenge courses: 12 Walking Challenge, and 12 Climbing Challenge courses
  • Adds new headgear for your Mii character, unlocked by completing the new Walking Challenge and Climbing Challenge courses
  • Adds automatic progression between activities in My Routines, removing the need to use a Wii Remote or Wii U GamePad
  • Increases support for posting screenshots to Miiverse
  • Adds display of individual dates to the Graphs screen when viewing weight changes over one year
  • Adds ability to check altitude data in more detail from the Fit Meter Data screen
  • Introduces additional enhancements to improve the user’s experience and enjoyment

Additional information

Even with software purchased after the update was released, you will be required to download and install the latest update accordingly using the above method.

Downloading updates will not affect any of your saved data.

Wii Fit U Software Update

A software update is now available that introduces new features and adjustments to enhance the overall experience. Please start the game while your Wii U console is connected to the Internet to update the software. The software version after this update will be 1.2.0, as shown in the images below.

A software update is now available that introduces new features and adjustments to enhance the overall experience. Please start the game while your Wii U console is connected to the Internet to update the software. The software version after this update will be 1.2.0, as shown in the images below.

 

Update contents

  • Adds a new "Transfer on Launch" feature, which allows users with a registered Fit Meter to transfer Fit Meter data immediately after starting the software. After this transfer is complete, users can access their data directly.
    This feature can be turned on or off within User Settings → Privacy.
  • Adds the ability to post screenshots of the Fit Meter Data screen to Miiverse, from the HOME Menu.
  • Adds a summary of Kcal Transferred to the FitPiggy screen, shown after Fit Meter data transfer is complete
  • Fixes an issue in which additional steps were counted in Walking Challenge, if Fit Meter data was transferred shortly before or after date changes in the game

This software update also includes the contents of a previous update:

  • Fixes an issue that affected some users who transferred data from Wii Fit or Wii Fit Plus
  • Fixes an issue in which Fit Meter data would be incorrectly displayed in Wii Fit U when transferred under certain circumstances

Additional information

Even with software purchased after the update was released, you will be required to download and install the latest update accordingly using the above method.

Downloading updates will not affect any of your saved data.

Wii Fit U Quick Check is a downloadable software title that lets you take your Body Test even when the Wii Fit U disc isn't inserted in the Wii U console. As the Wii Fit U Trial Version and paid downloadable version of Wii Fit U can be played without the need for a disc, they don't require the Wii Fit U Quick Check software.

 

 

Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze

Software update: April 03 2014

 

A software update is now available that fixes a specific error. We sincerely apologise for any inconvenience.

Please start the game while your Wii U console is connected to the Internet to update the software. The software version after this update will be 1.1.0, as shown in the image below.

Update contents

Fixes an issue where, upon completing level 3-3 – Frantic Fields, the path to level 3-4 – Scorch 'n' Torch would not open up, preventing players from proceeding with the game If you have encountered this issue, downloading this update will allow you to continue with the game as normal.

Additional information

Even with software purchased after the update was released, you will be required to download and install the latest update accordingly using the above method.

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