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List of end of life Nintendo services

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Over the years Nintendo have offered many services to its users. This is a list of services that are now defunct.


Wii Channels


  • Consoles up to New Nintendo 2DS XL have stopped production.
  • Much DLC in general is unavailable outside of preservation efforts.
  • Iwata Asks is no longer published after Satoru Iwata's passing.
  • Nintendo Power (official magazine) (USA) and Club Nintendo (Germany) are discontinued.
  • Although earlier versions of original playing cards are no longer produced, Nintendo has continued to create a few cards, like branded ones with their game characters (e.g. Card Hero, Donkey Kong, Fire Emblem, Pokémon, Kirby, Densetsu no Starfy more recently (not limited to trading cards)).
  • Lots of Nintendo web browser games, Flash videos, etc. (and the mini-sites themselves) are removed.
  • While Nintendo usually do not continue production of older games, they have often come back through the Virtual Console service or remakes.
Nintendo online services
 • Famicom Network System (Famicom, 1988)
 • Satellaview (Super Famicom, 1995) (scheduled satellite broadcast/download, but not Internet)
 • Randnet (Nintendo 64DD 1999)
 • Mobile System GB (Game Boy Color/Game Boy Advance w/Mobile GB Adapter and mobile phone, 2001)  • Online Nintendo GameCube gameplay (Nintendo GameCube, w/GameCube Broadband Adapter/Modem Adapter, 2002)
 • Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection (Wii, Nintendo DS Lite, Nintendo DSi, Nintendo DSi XL optionally w/Nintendo Wi-Fi USB Connector, Nintendo DS & DSi Browser, 2006)
 • Nintendo Network (Nintendo 3DS, Wii U, Web, 2012/3)
 • Nintendo Switch Online (2018; Nintendo Switch)
 • Websites (Nintendo web browser games)
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