Stability - News

July2017

  • News Wii U OS Version 5.5.2 Is Now Live

    Now this was unexpected

    It’s been months since we last saw an update for the Wii U, but that’s not necessarily surprising given that Nintendo jumped ship with the thing just about as fast as they plausibly could’ve. Indeed, the Wii U died a quick death as Nintendo moved on to greener pastures with the Switch, but it seems that perhaps the...

  • News 3DS OS Version 11.5.0-38 Is Now Available for Download

    A fun new update, just in time for the 2DS XL release

    With the New Nintendo 2DS XL due out in the West in a couple weeks, it seems that now is as good a time as any for Nintendo to give the 3DS family system OS a bit of an upgrade, especially given that the last update came out in April and only added more stability to the system. So, what has...

June2017

  • News Nintendo Switch OS Version 3.0.0 Is Now Live

    And guess what it does?

    Almost every update since launch for the Nintendo Switch has been relatively low key in overall impact, often just bringing minor stability improvements and little else. There was a slight hope that Nintendo might announce some sort of substantial update in its Nintendo Direct at E3, but alas, there was nothing to be heard...

May2017

  • News Nintendo Switch OS Version 2.3.0 Is Now Live

    What a doozy

    With E3 only a month away now, it seems that it’s just onward and upward for Nintendo’s new hybrid, as it continues moving from strength to strength and selling impressive numbers. Indeed, now that we’re starting to get away from the launch window period and the console is beginning to hit its stride, many are wondering what...

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October2016

  • News 3DS System Version 11.2.0-35 is Now Live

    Buckle up

    It's been about a month and a half since Nintendo last gave the 3DS an update, and 3DS owners have no doubt been growing more worried with each passing day. With the advent of the Nintendo Switch and the American Presidential Election, times have never been more uncertain or, shall we say, unstable. The people need somewhere or something...

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December2014

October2014

  • News System Update 9.2.0-20 Now Available On 3DS

    Improved stability, but not much else

    Earlier this month, the hotly anticipated 3DS System Update introducing HOME Menu themes went live across Europe and North America. Additionally, this update activated the new Theme Shop, enabled screenshots of the 3DS HOME Menu to be taken, added a 3DS Image Share shortcut button, and also improved eShop...

August2014

  • News Wii U System Update 5.1.2 Takes Stability to Another Level

    Stability to make your head spin

    Nintendo loves its system updates for the Wii U, with regular notifications telling us that our shiny systems are ready to go to the next level. The next level of stability. That's right, firmware fans! Nintendo has released another system update promising more stability and mysterious improvements to our user...

  • News System Update 8.1.0-19 Now Available on 3DS

    Can you handle the stability?

    Earlier this week there was a Wii U system update that made it so stable that we could barely comprehend the level of stability. 3DS owners may have felt left out, so Nintendo has courageously stepped forward with an update for the portable, taking us to version 8.1.0-19. Below is the word from the official changelog...

July2014

  • News 3DS System Update 8.1.0-18 is Now Live

    Sweet, sweet stability

    It's another glorious day, system update fans, as the 3DS (and 2DS) has another download waiting; this is after a bit of eShop and Nintendo Network maintenance in recent days. We're not sure the change will blow any minds, but it sure is stable. Those of you that are system update fanatics know what's coming, but below is the...