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Nintendo has set the April shutdown date for 3DS and Wii U online play

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We now know the date and time when Nintendo will disconnect online services for 3DS and Wii U software, which is scheduled for April 8th, 2024, at 4PM PT / 7PM ET. If you’re in Japan, it will be the morning of April 9th, at 9AM.

If you’ve been using one of those systems, you should note this support page warning users that if you have an unused eShop balance tied to a Nintendo Network ID, you have until March 11th at 10PM PT to link the wallet with a Nintendo Account so that those funds can be used to buy items for use with the Nintendo Switch.

Even if you don’t have a Switch, you can still create an account and merge the funds.

Nintendo announced the spring shutdown a few months ago, explaining that while StreetPass, Pokémon Bank,…

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