Wii U System Update Version 5.1.0 Now Available

Wii U system update version 5.1.0 is now available, bringing with it system-to-system transfers and a host of eShop navigation options via controllers.

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Aldous_Snow674d ago TrollingShowReplies(1)
Metallox674d ago

Oh, finally we can use another controller in the eShop aside from the Wii U Gamepad. I don't have that one for now and I need to access to the store right now, I don't understand why we couldn't do this in the past.

Kevlar009674d ago

They need full controller interaction. I should be able to use my Wiimotes and Gamepad in both the Wii and WiiU menus

Agent Smith674d ago

"Users can now navigate the Nintendo eShop using a Wii Remote, Wii U Pro Controller, or Classic Controller"

Awesome. I hope they add an update that let us turn on the system with the Pro Controller without it also turning on the gamepad.

Spooney323674d ago

We need GameCube controller support as well :D

PumpkinEater69674d ago SpamShowReplies(1)
DC777674d ago

So you can transfer from your old Wii U to your new Wii U and won't need the gamepad. Hmm...interesting.

Dunban67674d ago

I agree it is interesting- what is the purpose of using multiple controllers for the e shop- is that done In case someone's game pad is broken?

Chrischi1988673d ago

Yes, I guess. Or if the battery is empty and you dont have the charger with you, for whatever reason^^

Dunban67673d ago

Makes sense - choices are always good- I get the feeling there may be something bigger behind these updates that may not be revealed in the near future but it's just a hunch

Either way any improvement is good

mikeyphi674d ago TrollingShowReplies(1)
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