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4.2rev03 update
Date history
Release dateUSA Flag.png October 21, 2009

JAP Flag.png October 21, 2009

EUR Flag.png October 21, 2009

KOR Flag.png October 21, 2009
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Version History
Preceded by4.2rev02
Major revision4.2
Succeeded by4.2rev04

The 4.2rev03 update was an update that updated the Wii Shop Channel to purchase a free NES title if it had previously purchased the Internet Channel for 500 Wii Points. Contrary to the update message, this update does not actually block any homebrew.

Message from Nintendo

North America


A Wii Shop Channel update is now available for your Wii Console. Press the "Update" button at the bottom right of the screen to update your Wii console.

Important Notice:

On September 1st, 2009, Nintendo changed the price of the Internet Channel from 500 Wii Points to 0 Wii Points. Customers who had previously used 500 Wii Points to download the Internet Channel to their Wii Console, will now be offered the opportunity to download for 0 Wii Points, one NES game of their choice (valued at 500 Wii Points) from the Virtual Console catalog.

After updating your Wii Shop Channel, you can access this offer by pressing the "One Free Title" button which can be found on the top screen of the Wii Shop Channel.

Please note that this offer will expire at 11:59 PST on 12/31/2009. This offer cannot be exchanged for monetary value, transferred to another person, and if the Internet Channel was gifted to another person, is only available to the recipient of the gift.

About Updating Your Wii Console

Because unauthorized modifications to save data or program files may impair game play or the Wii console, updating will also check for and automatically remove such save data or program files.

**Please note:

If you've updated your Wii console after 10/20/09, you may not need to update again.

Thank you for updating your Wii console!