Acer releases firmware updates periodically for the Predator Connect W6 router to help improve features and increase security. You should ensure you are running the latest firmware for your device, and update it if you are not on the newest version. You can find instructions for checking and updating your firmware in our support article titled "How to Update the Software Version of Your Acer Predator Connect W6." You can see firmware improvements between versions in the change log below
Firmware change log
W6_1.30.30851 to W6_2.11.340516
Support Mesh Agent FW upgrade
Add 802.11AC BW 160MHz option
Add 2.4GHz BW 40MHz only option
Add System logs/Wifi log
Add language for Netherlands
Add BH preference in Agent Config
Taiwan also supports WiFi 6E in US SKU
Force host WiFi 6E to turn on
Fixed some WiFi setting issues
Fixed WiFI 6GHz PSC issues
Added patches for eMMC aimed to ESMT
Add Patch to Refine receive packet flow to avoid non-Standard Packet cause exception.
Fix connection issues between Mesh controller and agents
Trigger Channel Planning when ACS button is applied in the Mesh controller
Fixed client connection issue to host/guest/smart 5G wifi after changing bandwidth.
Add patches to fix WiFi 5Ghz DFS issue
Use https to get the country code from ipinfo.io (Vulnerability issue)
Add DFS patch for BW 160MHz handling after Radar Signal is detected TWICE
Apply EMMC patch for Flash Read/Write Timing Fine Tune
Add Max Throughput Mode with HNAT to enable
W6_1.04.246515 to W6_1.30.308516
QoS settings – add bandwidth setting and priority weight adjustment.
DDNS to support 3rd party services.
QoS settings – add Geforce Now mode.
Disallow 6GHz CH97.
MediaTek 5G/6GHz Connection Stability Enhancement
Change Beacon Device Name to “Predator W6”