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Nintendo eShop: goodbye to Wii U and Nintendo 3DS in 2023

From March 27, 2023it will no longer be possible to make purchases in the Nintendo eShop per Wii U e Nintendo 3DS. Users they will no longer be able download free content, including game demos. Let’s find out all the details together.

Goodbye to Wii U and Nintendo 3DS in 2023 on Nintendo eShop

Nintendo also revealed that as this date approaches, i related services will cease to function:

  • From August 29, 2022it will no longer be possible to use one Nintendo eShop Card to add funds to an account in the Nintendo eShop for Wii U or Nintendo 3DS. However, it will still be possible redeem download codes until March 27, 2023.

Nintendo recommends all consumers to use the funds in the balance of the Nintendo eShop of Nintendo 3DS and / or Wii U before the ability to purchase content ends on Monday, March 27, 2023.

Users who link funds of their own Nintendo Network ID (used in the Wii U and Nintendo 3DS shop) with funds tied to your own Account Nintendo (used in the Nintendo Switch shop) can use i shared funds to purchase content on any console and system up to March 27, 2023.

Later, the funds can be used only to purchase content on Nintendo Switch.

Nintendo then revealed that after March 27, 2023 and for the foreseeable future, it will still be possible re-download games e DLC, receive software updates e play online on Wii U and Nintendo 3DS systems.

Also sales of the game Fire Emblem Fates will end one month earlier, on February 28, 2023. Downloadable content for the title, including story paths accessible after completing Chapter 6, will still be available until March 27, 2023. For more information you can consult the official site.

Published by
Marco Dellapina

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