Nintendo to shut down various Wii services in late June
Almost all of the Wii’s significant channels will be coming to an end in June.
In Europe, Australia, and Japan, five services will be going offline. While nothing has been announced by Nintendo of America, we’ll likely be hearing something very soon from the subsidiary.
The Nintendo Channel, News Channel, Forecast Channel, Everybody Votes Channel and Mii Contest Channel are included in the group. You also won’t be able to send and receive messages through the Wii Message board. On the bright side, the Wii Shop Channel will still be accessible.
“We at Nintendo sincerely thank you for your continued patronage of our company’s products. We apologise to those of you currently using these services, and ask for your understanding. The above services will no longer be available even if they are started up from the Wii Menu. However, services other than those mentioned above, such as the Wii Shop Channel and ‘Today’s Accomplishments’ on the Wii Message Board, will remain available.”