Nintendo Wii U and 3DS consoles will lose Netflix support this summer

Nintendo Wii U and 3DS consoles will lose Netflix support this summer


Japanese company Nintendo will end support for Netflix video streaming service on its Wii U and 3DS game consoles this summer. As pointed out by the resource Nintendo Life, the manufacturer of game consoles has already removed the corresponding service applications for these consoles from their digital stores.

The Japanese gaming company said that old users will have the option to reinstall the Netflix app.

‚ÄúStarting December 31, 2020, new users will not be able to download and install the Netflix app from the Nintendo eShop on their Wii U and Nintendo 3DS game consoles. However, those who have already used the application will be able to reinstall it again. Netflix support will last until June 30, 2021. Thanks to everyone who used this service on our platforms “, – listed on the Nintendo website.

By the way, support for Netflix on the Nintendo Switch hybrid set-top box, which entered the market back in 2017, has not yet appeared. Even despite the numerous requests from the owners of these consoles. Whether it will appear in the future is not reported. The last comments on this possibility were given by the company in 2019. But since then – complete silence.



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