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Wii U system update 5.1.1 released

Posted on August 5, 2014 AT 09:01am

Nintendo has released update 5.1.1 for the Wii U in North America and Europe that features some minor adjustments to the user experience.

The update makes “further improvements to overall system stability and other minor adjustments have been made to enhance the user experience,” according to Nintendo.

“After the Wii U system is updated, any existing or future unauthorized technical modification of the hardware or software of your Wii U system, or the use of an unauthorized device in connection with your system, may render the system permanently unplayable,” the company added. “Content deriving from the unauthorized modification of the hardware or software of your Wii U system may be removed. Failure to accept the update may render games unplayable.”

The last Wii U update, version 5.1.0, added the ability to transfer system data from one Wii U console to another.

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