Wii Shop Channel

Adding Wii Points to Wii Shop Channel ended today

As of today, it is no longer possible to add points to the Wii Shop Channel using either a credit card or Nintendo Points Card. Any points added before that date can be used to purchase content on the Wii Shop Channel until January 30, 2019. On January 30th, 2019, Nintendo will close the Wii Shop Channel, which has been available on Wii systems since December 2006. Now that customers have shifted to Nintendo eShop on Nintendo...

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Wii Points addition to be disabled March 26th

It was announced last fall that Nintendo will close the Wii Shop Channel as of January 30th, 2019. With that impending closure the functionality of adding Wii Points as of March. In preparation for the closure of the Wii Shop, Nintendo will remove the ability to add Wii Points with either a credit card or a Wii Points Card effective March 26, 2018 at 4:00pm ET. If you’d like to purchase Wii Points, you’ll need to do...

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Wii Shop Channel to close in January 2019

Nintendo announced on Friday that they are planning to shut down the Wii Shop Channel in just over a year. On January 30th, 2019, Nintendo will close the Wii Shop Channel, which has been available on Wii systems since December 2006. Now that customers have shifted to Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch and Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo plans to focus their efforts in those areas. It should be noted that content downloaded on the Wii Shop Channel can...

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