For those who haven’t yet noticed the glowing blue light on
their Wii consoles, Nintendo has quietly released version 3 of its system
software. Much of the improvements are to the Wii’s “Channel” interface, which
The full changes from version 2 to 3 are:
Wii Message Board
Wii Shop Channel
One can instantly tell whether or not the firmware was properly installed by inspecting the brand new digital clock that displays the time on the main screen. Currently, the only way to obtain the new system software is through the Wii's Wi-Fi Internet connection, as games have yet to ship with the firmware update included.
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