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Firmware And MiiVerse Updates And A Smartphone App Coming Soon For Wii U

by Kyle Hilliard on Jan 23, 2013 at 03:37 AM

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Nintendo has plans to update the Wii U and the MiiVerse to make to system run faster and increase usability.

Two updates are currently planned, one in the Spring and one in the Summer. Along with adding new features, it should make software launch faster and allow users to return the the Wii U home menu more quickly.

Nintendo is also planning on releasing a Smartphone app that will allow Wii U users to browse the MiiVerse away from the console. When Wii Fit U releases, we should also see an update that will allow a user to create their own closed-off MiiVerse communities.

Nintendo also has plans to add more robust filtering functionality to the MiiVerse to make it easier to browse.