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Wii U system software update 5.1.2 now available

Posted on August 19, 2014 AT 04:05am

Nintendo has released system software update 5.1.2 for Wii U that once again offers improvements to overall system stability.

Yes, for the second time in a row the Wii U has received a stability patch. According to Nintendo, the update makes “further improvements to overall system stability and other minor adjustments have been made to enhance the user experience.”

Earlier this month, Nintendo released update 5.1.1 for the Wii U which also offered the exact same patch note as above.

The last major feature addition for the console was with with the 5.1.0 update, which added the ability to transfer system data from one Wii U console to another.

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