Is Nintendo Shutting Down The 3ds?

Is Nintendo discontinuing the 3ds?

Nintendo has announced that it will be ceasing production of games for the Nintendo 3DS. Given the monumental success the Switch has been, it’s not exactly a huge surprise to see the 3DS getting discontinued. After all, the 3DS hardware has aged and long been on its way out.

Is the Nintendo eShop closing?

In 2019, the Wii Shop Channel and its iconic music will come to an end. A statement from Nintendo says that Wii owners will be able to purchase content from the Wii Shop Channel until Jan. 30, 2019. The digital store predated Nintendo’s eShop, which is available for Nintendo 3DS, Wii U and Nintendo Switch.

Does 3ds online still work?

There’s no need to overreact! Nintendo haven’t announced anything about the 3DS’s online services being closed. If the Wii Shop can last from 2006 until 2019, I think that at least the 3DS eShop, if not the whole online service for the system will last until about 2021-2022 at the earliest.

How long will Nintendo support 3ds?

eight years

Is the 3ds Dead 2019?

However, every console has its time in the sun, and despite Nintendo’s protests, the 3DS really is dead now. In Nintendo’s latest financial report, it was revealed that the 3DS sold just 200,000 consoles in the period between April and June 2019, bringing its total worldwide sales to 75.28 million.

Is the 3ds Dead 2020?

Nintendo’s 3DS support will continue into 2020. To that end, Bowser says that Nintendo doesn’t yet consider the 3DS, in The Verge’s words, a ‘dead platform’ and that its current plans see it supporting the “3DS this holiday and into 2020.”

Does the Nintendo eShop still work?

The wii u and 3ds use the eshop, which is different from the wii channel, and are still available for use. It’s the same server for Switch and Wii U so the answer is yes !

Can you still buy games on Wii U?

For the time being, you can still download the classic titles purchased in the virtual console. While the Wii virtual console features nearly 400 titles, the Wii U has 140 fewer. So, there are a lot of games for older systems that you can’t purchase at all right now. The Wii U won’t last forever, either.

Can you still buy games on Wii U eShop?

It is possible to purchase download versions of games from Nintendo eShop on the official Nintendo website.

Will Pokemon bank be shut down?

The service will be shut down at 23:59 UTC on 24th February. On 24th February 2020, all gameplay features which require the service in Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon and Pokémon Sun and Moon will no longer be available.

Are Wii servers still up?

May 20, 2014. That’s the date, recently announced, on which Nintendo will be shutting down their servers for Wi-Fi on the Nintendo Wii console and Nintendo DS handheld. What this means is that all Nintendo-supported online games on both systems will no longer function online as of that May date.

Has the 2ds been discontinued?

The Nintendo 2DS was discontinued in North America on February 8, 2020, leaving the New 2DS XL the only 3DS model to still be in production worldwide.

Should I buy a 3ds in 2019?

Even though the 3DS is preparing to perform its swan song, the console is still worth purchasing in 2019 for its excellent library. The 3DS is also much smaller than the Nintendo Switch, making it the most portable of Nintendo’s recent hardware.

Should I get a 3ds or switch?

There’s no getting around it: Nintendo’s 3DS is far less expensive than the Switch, by at least $100. If you’re looking at price alone, the 3DS is the better deal by a long shot. You can get the largest, newest version of the 3DS — aptly named the “New 3DS XL” — with a game included for somewhere in the range of $150.

Are 3ds games still being made?

Here’s All The Big New Switch And 3DS Games Coming In 2019 And Beyond. Not to mention it still manages to keep 3DS alive with several solid releases throughout the year. Nintendo fans have a lot to look forward to in 2019 and beyond.