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It seems to have permanently closed Wii and DSi blinds without warning to Nintendo players

Bad surprise for Wii and DSi players: For days, the respective blinds on both consoles simply disappeared. It has been possible for many years to purchase games on platforms, but this time it is not even possible to access its library. For now, Nintendo is quiet.

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Since the Wii and DSi stores are inaccessible, we hope you’re downloading your games on time. The platforms have been closed for several days, gradually giving up hope for temporary maintenance. If this is really a permanent closure, Nintendo risks attracting the wrath of many players.

Small throwback. In fact, this phenomenon is not a surprise. Accordingly Strategy for leaving these old consoles in the past, Nintendo has already blocked purchases in the DSi Store in 2017 and the Wii Store in 2019. However, in each of the two consoles, you can download already purchased games. However, as the stores closed, this opportunity disappeared without any contact from the company.

The Nintendo Wii and DSi blinds have been inaccessible for days

In fact, Nintendo in no way warns players of the current situation, which explains why we first thought of simple maintenance. However, manufacturers leave their communities for months to retrieve their games before the doors are finally closed. It seems very strange that Nintendo did not follow this path.

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On the DSi support page, the Japanese company specifically writes: “The ability to download purchased content or transfer content to the Nintendo 3DS family system will continue indefinitely after the Nintendo DSi Store closes”Before encouraging to do so ” soon “.

So this is a simple technical issue, perhaps related Prevents blindness in Russia.

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Source: Eurocomer