Wii Channel Services Begin To Shutdown

Nintendo has recently announced their intention to begin shutting down some of their channel services on the Wii console. In total, 5 channels will be receiving the cut, those channels being the News Channel, the Mii Contest Channel, the Nintendo Channel, the Everybody Votes Channel and the Forecast Channel will all be saying bye bye on June 28.

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In addition, gamers will no longer be able to use the Wii message board to send and receive message however at this point, the Nintendo Wii Shop channel will still be open for business.

“We at Nintendo sincerely thank you for your continued patronage of our company’s products. We apologize to those of you currently using these services, and ask for your understanding,” company statement.

“The above services will no longer be available even if they are started up from the Wii Menu. However, services other than those mentioned above, such as the Wii Shop Channel and ‘Today’s Accomplishments’ on the Wii Message Board, will remain available.”