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Nintendo Responds To Wii And DSi Store Channel Outages



Mar 23, 2022

Wii Shop Channel

Final week, phrase rapidly unfold on-line that Nintendo’s Wii and DSi Store Channels had been offline since a minimum of 16th March. Naturally, it sparked fears that this might doubtlessly be the top of those digital shops, though Nintendo hadn’t communicated this.

Happily, it seems to be nothing to fret about – with the corporate now offering an official assertion (by way of Kotaku). In line with a consultant, it is simply upkeep and an replace will likely be offered within the close to future.

“The Wii Store Channel and Nintendo DSi Store are at the moment present process upkeep. We’ll present an replace at a later date.”

As beforehand famous, though Nintendo stopped game gross sales on the Wii Store and DSi Store Channels a while in the past, customers of those platforms have nonetheless capable of entry the digital shops to re-download current game purchases.

Some customers have additionally reportedly been capable of bypass the error codes – 290502 and 209601 – with third-party instruments like NUSDownloader and entry Nintendo’s foremost server for these programs – with Eurogamer noting the way it seems to be “simply the frontend websites themselves which were taken offline”.

If we hear another updates, we’ll let you realize.

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