Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection to Shut Down in May

As of May 20th, the Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection service will be discontinued and it will no longer be possible to use online features of Nintendo DS/DSi and Wii software such as online play, matchmaking and leaderboards.

Unaffected services

The following services are not affected by the termination, and will continue to be available after May 20th:

  • Internet Channel
  • Nintendo DS Browser
  • Nintendo DSi Browser
  • Nintendo DSi Shop
  • Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection Pay & Play
  • Wii Shop Channel
  • YouTube

Wii U and Nintendo 3DS games will not be affected but it will not be possible to use online features of Wii software played in Wii Mode on Wii U, and of Nintendo DS games played on Nintendo 3DS.

List of affected Nintendo-published games

Online features and services of the following Nintendo-published games for Wii and Nintendo DS will no longer be available as of May 20th:

Wii

  • Animal Crossing: Let’s Go to the City
  • Battalion Wars 2
  • Boom Street
  • Endless Ocean
  • Endless Ocean 2: Adventures of the Deep
  • Mario Kart Wii
  • Mario Sports Mix
  • Mario Strikers Charged Football
  • Pokémon Battle Revolution
  • Samurai Warriors 3
  • Super Smash Bros. Brawl
  • The Last Story
  • Trauma Center New Blood

Wii Ware

  • Dr. Mario & Germ Buster
  • Excitebike World Challenge
  • LONPOS
  • MaBoShi: The Three Shape Arcade
  • ThruSpace High Velocity 3D Puzzle
  • WarioWare: Do It Yourself-Showcase

Other

  • Wii Speak

Nintendo DS/DSi

  • 100 Classic Book Collection
  • Advance Wars: Dark Conflict
  • Animal Crossing: Wild World
  • Clubhouse Games
  • Custom Robo Arena
  • Diddy Kong Racing DS
  • Dragon Quest IX: Sentinels of the Starry Skies
  • Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker 2
  • Fire Emblem: Shadow Dragon
  • Mario Kart DS
  • Mario vs. Donkey Kong 2: March of the Minis
  • Mario vs. Donkey Kong: Mini-Land Mayhem!
  • Metroid Prime Hunters
  • Nintendo presents: Style Boutique
  • Picross DS
  • Pokémon Black Version
  • Pokémon Black Version 2
  • Pokémon Conquest
  • Pokémon Diamond
  • Pokémon HeartGold Version
  • Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Explorers of Darkness
  • Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Explorers of Sky
  • Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Explorers of Time
  • Pokémon Pearl
  • Pokémon Platinum Version
  • Pokémon Ranger: Guardian Signs
  • Pokémon Ranger: Shadows of Almia
  • Pokémon SoulSilver Version
  • Pokémon White Version
  • Pokémon White Version 2
  • Professor Layton and Pandora’s Box
  • Professor Layton and the Curious Village
  • Professor Layton and the Last Specter
  • Professor Layton and the Lost Future
  • Star Fox Command
  • Tenchu: Dark Secret
  • Tetris DS
  • The Legend of Zelda: Phantom Hourglass
  • WarioWare: Do It Yourself

Nintendo DSiWare games

  • Metal Torrent
  • Mario vs. Donkey Kong: Minis March Again!
  • Sujin Taisen: Number Battle
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