Back on March 19th, 2022, the Wii and DSi Shop Channels went down. Nintendo originally said the channels were undergoing maintenance, but as the months rolled on, people began to question if they were ever coming back. Making things worse, Nintendo was asked once again what was going on, and the second time around they had no comment.

Well, I guess all of that is a moot point now, as the Wii and DSi Shop Channels are now back online. I hopped on my Wii just a minute ago to confirm, and yes, the channels are indeed available once again. Remember, this is just for those who want to redownload purchases of past VC/DSiWare/WiiWare titles, and not to make new purchases.

Thanks to AlienboyVA for the heads up!

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2y ago

Good to know that they put that raw materials they ordered to immediate use :)


2y ago

And people made a fuss about it with the 3DS and Wii U closing whatnot...


2y ago

Alert Deux!! Gaming marathon time


2y ago

Ring the bells, tell everyone,
Deux Michaels rejoiced, "let's have a little fun"