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Wii U update now live, can take up to an hour to download, full details

Nintendo has just launched the long-awaited Wii U update. It's the first of two big firmware upgrades planned for the system. A second update will be released for the Wii U sometime this summer.

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Mounce1518d ago

"You get what you pay for" comes to mind?

BeZdaBest1517d ago

i get what i pay for... yea a really great console that has a few quirks to work out... just like most consoles..

an to update it it took me 25mins to download.. another 3 to install..

Psn8001517d ago (Edited 1517d ago )

Took me ten mins , it really does depend on your connection I'm lucky I have fibre optic but know what it's like to have a slow connection that is why I upgraded I hope everyone's update went well for everyone .

GreenRanger1518d ago

"can take up to an hour to download"
That depends on your internet connection.
Some people could download big firmware updates in minutes, while it could take hours for other people.

Rockefellow1518d ago (Edited 1518d ago )

You're correct; the article's title is ambiguous to a laughable degree. It could take two days, or a week, or even three months to download, should my internet work slowly enough.

Unfortunately, poorly-written articles are often the result of poorly-educated "writers," and that's something we see a bit too much of around N4G.

WiiUsauce1518d ago

took me about 30 minutes, but I was on YouTube anyway, so I wasn't paying attention.

ChickeyCantor1518d ago

Im on a 50mbits/s connection. That gives me 50/8 megabytes a second. It took me 45 minutes.

Nintendo should add some more servers. Cause I didn't enjoy this download speed at all.

UnholyLight1517d ago

Same as when I had my Wii U and there was that supposed first HUGE update. Took my Wii U less than 25mins to download...and this is on a college residence where there's lots of people using the internet!! On top of that I live in Canada where supposedly our internet bandwidth and cell service is always way behind US in terms of speed and new tech

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BattleAxe1518d ago

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Dread1518d ago

That is fantastic
Well done

laxbeav1518d ago

Just did the update, only took about a minute.

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