Wii Shop Channel Service Change (official PR)

As of March 26, 2018, it is no longer possible to add points to the Wii Shop Channel using either a credit card or Nintendo Points Card. Any points added before that date can be used to purchase content on the Wii Shop Channel until January 30, 2019. For more information on the closure of the Wii Shop Channel, please visit http://support.nintendo.com/wii/shopnews.

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I added a lot of points over the weekend and have 3200 left.
Trying to spend them and not have any left over is going to be a challenge.

I think some of the TG16 games cost 700, then you'd have 2500 left which could be spend on combinations of 1000 point N64 and 500 point NES games.
Or you could simply get 4 800 point SNES/Genesis games.

Anyway, this is a sad day. The Wii VC was the greatest retro download library.

I need to look and only get games I don't already own that I want to play.

I spent way too much this weekend adding points. I imagine the closure caused a lot of people to do that.

I thought they might extend the stoppage another month because the shop was down for some, due to the volume of traffic. I got my points in, either way.

Completely forgot about this :/ Had wanted to get Lost Winds 2 on there.


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