Wii U update 5.2.0 released, adds folders

Plus, a Download Management icon and other changes.

Wii U Folders

Nintendo has released Wii U firmware update version 5.2.0. Its most significant new feature is the ability to create folders on the Wii U menu.

Find the full list of changes below, via Nintendo.com.

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

(Image via NeoGAF user Isotope.)

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