Wii U System Update Allows GamePad to Display Wii Games

on September 30, 2013 11:58 PM

Nintendo has released a system update that adds new features and makes some improvements to the Wii U console, including Wii game support on the display GamePad. You will still need to use a remote and nunchuck to play your Wii game though.

The full list of improvements and features are as follows:

  • The ability to automatically receive recommended demos and software using SpotPass
  • The ability to disable Nintendo ID use via smartphone or web browser
  • USB keyboard support
  • A dedicated friend list icon on the Wii U Menu
  • Support for Dolby Pro Logic II Surround Sound when playing Wii software
  • Users can chat via a headset plugged into the GamePad (for Wii U Chat)
  • Internet Browser improvements
  • Overall system stability improvements
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