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Japan - Nintendo shutting down DSi shop starting Sept. 30th, 2016

- Nintendo will end all services related to the DSi shop in two phases
- the first phase is in September 2016, and a second one in March 2017.
- after Sept. 2016, you will no longer be able to add Nintendo DSi points to your account
- after March 31st, 2017, you will no longer be able to access the Nintendo DSi Shop at all
- DSiWare will still be available for purchase from the Nintendo eShop even after the Nintendo DSi Shop has been shut down
- this applies to DSiWare titles that are currently available on the Nintendo eShop
- Nintendo will have a refund program for unused Nintendo DSi Points cards

Categories: Top Stories, Portables
Tags: dsiware, dsi

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I wonder if the Wii Shop will be shut down next?

Frick! These games are best played on a DSi XL. I guess I have to invest on this before it closes in EU.

It would really be an act of good will if they would make the Four Swords Anniversary Edition available for the last time before the service closes.

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Thu Mar 31 16 07:01pm
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oh yeah four swords for sure, another round please.
Or I mean at the very least, sell it !!
but that does mean I should buy those games before they'll disappear. I am thinking that at least we'll keep our buying history intact though.
edit : oh wait, my bad, I should have read that better. It doesn't change a lot. "DSiWare will still be available for purchase from the Nintendo eShop" , so basically at some points, they'll just switch to real money instead of points ?
oh frack, I'll just get that q games, and the shooter from arika.

Yikes :/ This is unfortunate.

I'm glad those titles will be moved over onto the eshop for 3ds users. In case anything ever happens, at least I won't have to worry about losing some of the good DSi games, like pictobits.

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