Folders Finally Added to the Wii U

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A new firmware update for the Wii U is out, 5.2.0 U, and it brings some useful additions, a major one being the inclusion of folders for the Wii U Menu. They had been in the 3DS for a while now, and have finally been added to the Wii U, making organizing your Wii U home menu a so much easier job. Check out the full list of changes to the system here;


Version 5.2.0 U:
Released September 29th, 2014

Changes to the Wii U Menu:

Folders can now be created in the Wii U Menu to hold and organize software icons
A Download Management icon has been added to the Wii U Menu
Changes to Quick Start Menu:

The Quick Start Menu will now display when the Wii U is powered on from the Wii U GamePad TV Remote
Options have been added to Power Settings that allow users to hide certain software from the Quick Start Menu
Changes to the HOME Menu:

The design and layout of the HOME Menu has been updated
Changes to the Nintendo eShop:

Disabled usage of characters not used when redeeming Nintendo eShop cards (O, I, Z, etc.)
Improvements to system stability and usability:

Further improvements to overall system stability and other minor adjustments have been made to enhance the user experience


These are some fairly small changes for the most part, but that is to be expected at this point. Let us know what you think of the update in the comments below!

Update:Check out this video tour of the latest system update courtesy of Nintendo World Report:

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