Nintendo is winding down new purchases on its Wii U and 3DS marketplaces.
The Nintendo Switch has been Nintendo’s main console for years now, but the company has still kept the Wii U and Nintendo 3DS’s eShop open for people who want to buy games on those platforms. In March 2023, though, that will no longer be the case — Nintendo won’t let you buy things on the Wii U or Nintendo 3DS eShop “as of late March 2023,” the company announced on Tuesday.
Nintendo will be slowly making changes to eShop purchases up until that deadline:
- On May 23rd, 2022, you won’t be able to use a credit card to add funds to your eShop accounts on Wii U or 3DS devices.
- On August 29th, 2022, you won’t be able to use eShop gift cards to add funds to your accounts on those devices, either.
- If you have any download codes, you won’t be...