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Loss: Wi-Fi connection service for Wii & DS-series

 
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PostPosted: Thu Feb 27, 2014 1:08 am    Post subject: Loss: Wi-Fi connection service for Wii & DS-series Reply with quote

GR Coverage: http://www.gamerevolution.com/news/nintendo-shutting-down-wii-ds-wifi-service-in-may-24383 - <3 MattAY
http://www.nintendo.com/whatsnew/detail/Ms1gzXLZV0e_Yy5Ob5Uv9CqExVI3t4Ip

What.the.shiz. Death to the Pokemon community! Affen, I'm going to need to find open wi-fi and play some old kart with you.

Did you expect this to happen? So soon? Share your thoughts!
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PostPosted: Thu Feb 27, 2014 1:23 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I'm glad the stores are staying open at least.
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PostPosted: Thu Feb 27, 2014 12:12 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Ouch Nintendo. Didn't think they'd do this so soon.
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PostPosted: Thu Feb 27, 2014 10:36 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Me neither. That does suck Sad.
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PostPosted: Fri Feb 28, 2014 7:15 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

That was a pretty short lifespan for some of the Wii games.

Some time ago I tried to check out how much players there were in games like Mario Kart, Tetris and Metroid Prime Hunters, but was stopped by their WPA incompatibility.

It seems it's now or never to re-live those experiences. Guess I have to find some workaround.
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PostPosted: Fri Feb 28, 2014 1:28 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

This Stinks. Horribly.
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PostPosted: Fri Feb 28, 2014 2:44 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

think this is being done to try and boost the Wii U? Force people offline on the Wii so they can come to the Wii U and enjoy netflix and the like?
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PostPosted: Fri Feb 28, 2014 5:54 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Ah I didn't even think about Netflix.

But a 15 second google search reveals that this doesn't affect the Netflix app. This is pretty much only killing the multiplayer functions of Wii and DS games.
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