Nintendo PSA: update the firmware for that gift Wii U

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Nintendo Wii U review wrap-up

So you're the very definition of generosity and plan to put a Wii U under the tree for that special someone. Nintendo just provided a helpful tip to keep the kindness going beyond Christmas morning, if it's not too late: update that Wii U's firmware before you wrap the box. Unless the recipients are wired up with Google Fiber, they'll likely face a long wait as that 5GB patch arrives. The process will spoil the unboxing experience, to be sure -- but so does realizing that it's another two hours before anyone can use the eShop and Netflix. Trust us, they'll thank you for it later.

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Via:Pocket-lint

Source:Nintendo of America (Twitter)

Read more http://www.engadget.com/2012/12/24/psa-update-the-firmware-on-that-nintendo-wii-u-gift/

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