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posted by girlwhowaspluggedout on Saturday March 01 2014, @11:00AM   Printer-friendly
from the thank-you-mario-but-wireless-connectivity-is-in-another-console dept.

GungnirSniper writes:

"Nintendo has announced the discontinuation of their Wi-Fi Connection Service for the Wii, DS, and DSi systems. Over 400 titles are affected, including Mario Kart Wii. Engadget reports that the services that will keep working on the DS after May include the DSi Shop, DS Browser, and DSi Browser, while the Wii will keep Netflix, Hulu, Wii Shop Channel, Internet Channel, Pay & Play, and YouTube.

Could the slow sales of the Wii U be motivating this move? Will casual gamers be instead put off by this, and hurt the company's future sales?"

 
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  • (Score: 2, Interesting) by slartibartfastatp on Saturday March 01 2014, @12:50PM

    by slartibartfastatp (588) on Saturday March 01 2014, @12:50PM (#9083) Journal

    There should be some way to do it in a custom server? I guess it would be a terrible amount of work.

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