Nintendo to end Wi-Fi Connection on May 20th

As of May 20, 2014, certain online functionality, including online play, matchmaking and leaderboards for many Wii, Nintendo DS and Nintendo DSi games, will no longer be accessible. The affected software uses Internet communication and has a (blue) Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection mark on the package, in the manual, or on the purchase screen.

Users can still play these games in offline mode which continues to offer a rich game-play experience. Online play for Wii U and Nintendo 3DS games will be unaffected (aside from the Wii mode on Wii U and Nintendo DS games on the Nintendo 3DS family of systems). Other online functionality, such as access to the Wii Shop Channel, the Nintendo DSi Shop and video-on-demand services, and any (red) Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection Paid Services are not affected at this time…

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1 Comment on Nintendo to end Wi-Fi Connection on May 20th

  1. that sucks, wii is a timeless classic and should be supported as such, total bs

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