Wii U Gets Main Screen Folders

by on September 30, 2014

The latest Wii U firmware update has added home screen folders, which can be named and coloured.

Firmware 5.2.0 – to give it it’s full name – also  adds a download management tab and has tweaks for the quick start mode. The full notes are below:

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