Applies to: Wii U
A software update is now available that makes several adjustments to enhance the overall experience. Please start the game while your Wii U console is connected to the internet to update the software. The software version after this update will be 2.6.0, as shown in the screenshot below.
Until now, team assignment for Ranked Battles was completely random. After this software update, teams will be assigned with small consideration of the equipped weapons.
In Ranked Battles, players with the following rank combinations will no longer be matched together:
Please note: this is subject to change in the future according to the length of time required for matchmaking.
During a Ranked Battle, it's possible that one of your teammates could drop out – for example, due to a communication error – causing you to continue the remainder of the match at a disadvantage. If you lose in such a situation, then the length of time you were outnumbered will be considered and the amount of rank points you lose reduced.
Adjustments to gear abilities. Click here for more information. (PDF, 55 kB)
This update is required in order to play online.
Downloading updates will not affect any of your saved data.
Please note: up to 764 MB of available storage is required to perform this software update. Depending on the Wii U hardware pack you own and your use of it, an additional storage device may be required. Please visit our Storage section for details about additional storage devices.
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