customers can say goodbye to streaming Netflix on their Wii U and 3DS gadgets as
the app is not obtainable to obtain for brand new customers. Present customers can
nonetheless entry the app, however not for lengthy. Nintendo says will probably be shut down
fully by June 30, 2021.
“Beginning Dec thirty first, 2020,
the Netflix app will not be obtainable for brand new customers to obtain from
Nintendo eShop on the Wii U console or Nintendo 3DS household of techniques,”
Nintendo mentioned in a press release on the listings for the Wii U and 3DS Netflix app.
“Throughout that point, will probably be potential for present customers to re-download these
purposes. Service for present customers will proceed till June thirtieth, 2021.
Thanks to everybody who loved Netflix on these platforms over time.”
Nintendo discontinued the 10-year-old 3DS again in September, so it’s not shocking they’re pulling the plug on Netflix streaming. Nintendo appears to be phasing out assist for any such older gaming consoles and specializing in newer gadgets. We’ve seen this earlier than when Nintendo pulled again Netflix streaming from the Wii at first of 2019 when the gadget was 12 years previous.
With that being mentioned, there’s nonetheless no signal of a Netflix app for the Nintendo Swap, regardless of the hybrid online game console being almost 4 years previous. Nintendo mentioned it was in talks to achieve agreements with large streaming apps again when it launched in March 2017, however up to now solely Hulu is offered.