With Nintendo recently confirming that the eShop for 3DS and Wii U will officially close next year on March 28th, 2023, we can expect more announcements like this one. The Karaoke JOYSOUND for Wii U service will shut down in Japan on June 30th after users lose the ability to make purchases on the console.
Nintendo has just updated their wording on the planned eShop closure for Nintendo 3DS and Wii U with a definitive deadline. Back in February the announcement pointed to “late March 2023” but now we know that March 27th, 2023 is the day to watch out for. The rest of the deadlines and details remain the
There is no shortage of exclusive games that will sadly be lost in March of 2023 when Nintendo finally retires the eShop for Wii U and 3DS. But there are three extremely specific pieces of Nintendo’s digital history — already exclusively released only in Japan — that will become much, much harder to legally get
Since at least March 16th we’ve seen reports that the Wii Shop and DSi Shop channels were returning errors. Browsing the shops has been disabled since Nintendo shut them down years ago but their promise of being able to re-download previous purchases had always held, seemingly until now. Evidence mounted as emulation communities noted that
The closure of the 3DS/WiiU eShop in March of 2023 is still a ways off but there’s no reason to wait if you’re planning on doing some farewell shopping. Delistings are expected over the coming months as publishers wrap up their support of the platforms and the longer we wait, the more likely we are
More fallout from the eShop shutdown continues to settle this week. Shortly after the announcement, Nintendo of America rolled out a redesigned storefront on Nintendo.com which removed access to every Wii U page still on the site. 3DS (but not the older DSiWare) titles continue to be browsable and searchable through the new interface for
Nintendo just dropped another major digital deadline on us: the eShop for Nintendo 3DS and Wii U will be closed as of late March 2023. Closely following the 2017 timeline leading to the closure of the Nintendo Wii Shop Channel, we now have only six months to add funds to our digital wallets and just