Nintendo Ends Online Services Support To Wii U and Nintendo 3DS


Nintendo fans, it’s time to say goodbye to an era. On April 8, 2024, marks the end of online services for both the Wii U and 3DS consoles. After more than a decade of connecting players around the world, Nintendo is officially closing the chapter on these beloved systems.

For many gamers, the Wii U and 3DS weren’t just consoles – they were portals to endless fun and memories. Whether it was racing against friends in Mario Kart 8, battling it out in Super Smash Bros., or exploring virtual worlds together, these consoles brought people together like never before.

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As the final day approached, gamers flocked to their consoles for one last time. In Super Mario Maker, players united to conquer every level ever created, while Super Smash Bros. for Wii U hosted epic tournaments featuring old top players bidding the game farewell.

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While it’s sad to see these online services go, the memories will live on. Community servers like Pretendo will preserve the spirit of these games, ensuring that future generations can experience the joy they brought to so many.

So as we bid farewell to the Wii U and 3DS online services, let’s take a moment to reflect on the countless hours of fun, laughter, and camaraderie they provided. Though the servers may be shutting down, the legacy of these consoles will endure in the hearts of gamers everywhere.

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