Termination of Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection

As of May 20th, 2014, the Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection service was discontinued and it is now no longer possible to use online features of Nintendo DS/DSi and Wii software such as online play, matchmaking, competitions and leaderboards.

Unaffected services

The following services are not affected by the termination, and will continue to be available after May 20th:

  • Internet Channel
  • Amazon Instant Video
  • Netflix
  • Nintendo DS Browser
  • Nintendo DSi Browser
  • Nintendo DSi Shop
  • Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection Pay & Play
  • Wii Shop Channel
  • YouTube

Wii U and Nintendo 3DS games will not be affected but it will not be possible to use online features of Wii software played in Wii Mode on Wii U, and of Nintendo DS games played on Nintendo 3DS family systems.

List of affected Nintendo-published games

Online features and services of the following Nintendo-published games for Wii and Nintendo DS will no longer be available as of May 20th, 2014.

For more details about each game's Internet features, please refer to its website. For information about online services and features for games published by other companies, please contact the publisher.

Affected Wii and WiiWare games

  • Animal Crossing: Let's Go to the City
  • Battalion Wars 2
  • Boom Street
  • Dr. Mario & Germ Buster
  • Dr. Mario Demo
  • Endless Ocean
  • Endless Ocean 2: Adventures of the Deep
  • Excitebike World Challenge
  • LONPOS
  • Mario Kart Wii
  • Mario Sports Mix
  • Mario Strikers Charged Football
  • Pokémon Battle Revolution
  • Samurai Warriors 3
  • Sin & Punishment: Successor of the Skies
  • Super Smash Bros. Brawl
  • The Last Story
  • ThruSpace™ High Velocity 3D Puzzle
  • Trauma Center New Blood
  • WarioWare: Do It Yourself Showcase
  • Wii Chess

Affected Wii Channels

  • Kirby TV Channel
  • Mario Kart Channel
  • Wii Speak Channel

Affected Nintendo DS/DSi and Nintendo DSiWare games

  • 100 Classic Book Collection
  • 42 All-Time Classics
  • Advance Wars: Dark Conflict
  • Animal Crossing: Wild World
  • Custom Robo Arena
  • Diddy Kong Racing DS
  • Dragon Quest IX: Sentinels of the Starry Skies
  • Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker 2
  • Fire Emblem: Shadow Dragon
  • Inazuma Eleven
  • Inazuma Eleven 2: Blizzard
  • Inazuma Eleven 2: Firestorm
  • Jam with the Band
  • Mario Kart DS
  • Mario vs. Donkey Kong 2: March of the Minis
  • Mario vs. Donkey Kong: Mini-Land Mayhem!
  • Mario vs. Donkey Kong: Minis March Again!
  • Metal Torrent™
  • Metroid Prime Hunters
  • Nintendo presents: Style Boutique
  • Picross 3D
  • Picross DS
  • Pokémon Black Version
  • Pokémon Black Version 2
  • Pokémon Conquest
  • Pokémon Diamond
  • Pokémon HeartGold Version
  • Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Explorers of Darkness
  • Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Explorers of Sky
  • Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Explorers of Time
  • Pokémon Pearl
  • Pokémon Platinum Version
  • Pokémon Ranger: Guardian Signs
  • Pokémon Ranger: Shadows of Almia
  • Pokémon SoulSilver Version
  • Pokémon White Version
  • Pokémon White Version 2
  • Professor Layton and Pandora's Box
  • Professor Layton and the Curious Village
  • Professor Layton and the Lost Future
  • Professor Layton and the Spectre's Call
  • Puzzle League DS
  • Star Fox Command
  • Sujin Taisen: Number Battles
  • Tenchu: Dark Secret
  • TETRIS DS
  • The Legend of Zelda: Phantom Hourglass
  • Walk with me! Do you know your walking routine?
  • WarioWare: Do It Yourself

This page contains the most up-to-date information about titles and services affected by the termination.