Is the Wii discontinued?
Nintendo will discontinue all video streaming services on Wii after January 31, 2019. Nintendo ended the production of the Wii gaming console in October 2013 seven years after its maiden launch to give way to the Wii U. In November 2017, Hulu became available on the console.
Can you still buy Wii?
Nintendo launched the Wii in 2006, and with it came the virtual console. Part of the Wii Shop Channel, the virtual console offered a way to enjoy the games of yesteryear, but that era is coming to a close. You can no longer buy content from the store, and any unspent Wii Points are now useless.
Do they still make Wii games 2019?
The Nintendo Wii is still getting new games at E3 2019. No, not even the Wii U – it’s coming the original Wii system that launched in 2006 bringing inexpensive motion controls to the world. Ubisoft may be the last big publisher to release a game on the venerable platform, but it’s fitting that it’s a Just Dance title.
Why did they discontinue the Wii?
Another reason that many developers shied away from creating games for the Wii is its lack of horsepower. When Nintendo first released the Wii, acclaimed game developer Shigeru Miyamoto — the man who created Mario — famously stated: “Too many powerful consoles can’t coexist.