Nintendo To End Some Wii Online Services

Nintendo will end the following online Wii services on the 28th of June 2013:

  • Nintendo Channel
  • News Channel
  • Forecast Channel
  • Everybody Votes Channel
  • Mii Contest Channel
  • Data exchange with Wii Friends*

* Exchange of Wii messages on the Wii Message Board, exchange of Mii characters on the Mii Channel and message/data exchange within some games will be disabled

Nintendo said this about the decision to close those services:

“We at Nintendo sincerely thank you for your continued patronage of our company’s products,” the platform holder said. “We apologise to those of you currently using these services.”