For those of you who are still getting some use out of the Wi-fi for your Wii and/or DS, I have some bad news for you. Nintendo has announced that it is ending it’s wi-fi service for both systems on May 20th, effectively eliminating all of the online goodness you were able to enjoy at one time.
The announcement came via Nintendo’s Australian site and has since been confirmed as a global termination. However, you will still be able to access the Wii shop and DSi shop to make purchases for games and stuff of that nature. Nintendo knows there are still some of you buying stuff and they don’t want to miss out on any of that sweet coin.
Condemn OR Condone:
I saw this coming. I really did. You see, with huge titles like Mario Kart 8 and Super Smash Bros. on the way, they are gonna want to make sure that the previous versions of the games are not getting in the way of sales. Nintendo wants you playing Mario Kart 8 on Wii U this May, not Mario Kart Wii, which is no big deal for me because I will be enjoying the new game myself. Mario Kart Wii who again?