Nintendo Wii U update speeds up access to ‘Mario Kart 8’

If you’ve been busy shaving seconds off lap times in the stunning Mario Kart 8, you’ll be pleased to know that Nintendo has shaved some seconds off the time it takes to boot up the game. A new Wii U system update, version 5.00, comes with a “quick start” menu that displays recently played games on the controller screen as soon as you power the system on, letting you load them straight away rather than wait for the full operating system to start up. Version 5.00 also includes the facility to automatically download and install system updates, and Nintendo can send a new kind of notification to the GamePad controller even when the console is switched off.

Continue reading…

The Verge – All Posts

Leave a Comment