Straight out of the box the Wii U has a massive System Update.

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Version 2-0-0E available via Internet connection includes the following improvements:

Added new online features:

  • Nintendo Network ID creation and linking feature
  • Miiverse¹
  • Nintendo eShop¹
  • Internet browser¹
  • Friend list¹
  • Wii U Chat¹
  • Notifications
  • Download Management
  • Wii System Transfer²
  • Software update feature³
  • USB storage device feature

¹ Available after linking a Nintendo Network ID.

² Available in Wii Mode.

³ Only available for software titles for which update data is being distributed.

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The update takes a long time and you cannot stop it once its started, so make sure you don’t start it if you want to play a game!

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