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Wii Shop Channel shuts down in 2019


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The Wii Shop Channel shuts down in 2019, Nintendo has announced.

Originally reported by Gematsu, the closure is set for 31st January 2019. After this date users will no longer be able to buy titles or applications from the channel for the Wii or Wii U.

From 27th March 2018, users can no longer add Wii Points to their account. Those who have already bought WiiWare or Virtual Console titles will still be able to re-download this content, as well as use the Wii System Transfer to move items from the Wii to the Wii U.