HomeNewsWii U Firmware Update Live in North America Jelani Thompson October 1, 2013 News The latest Wii U firmware update is now live in North America! This update is huge! It allows gamers to play Wii games on the Wii U gamepad and allows users to use USB keyboards! You can now also read .pdf files on the internet browser and demo’s can be received automatically from Nintendo! Smartphones can now be used to manage Nintendo Network ID’S and you can also view your friends list from the Wii U menu. Headsets can now also be used for chats. We’ll keep you updated on any more news so stay tuned! Share this post: No related posts. NintendoWii U NewsSmash Bros Pic of the DayThe Legend of Zelda: Wind Waker HD UK TV CommercialAbout The AuthorJelani ThompsonOwner/Social Media Jelani Thompson is the Owner/Editor-In-Chief at Always Nintendo! He's very passionate about interviewing developers and bringing daily Wii U and 3DS news to the site's readers. When he's not busy saving the universe, he's most likely at his Grandma's house eating her delicious meals.