Nintendo is making it clear that the Wii U and 3DS gaming platforms are coming to the end of their supported life. As with the Wii before them, they are turning down services and trying to make it clear that the future, as far as their platform exclusive titles are concerned, is on the Switch.
This past week it was announced that the Nintendo was set to turn off Virtual Console support as of March 2023, after which no new purchases or fresh downloads would be allowed. This set off some wailing and gnashing of teeth, but if history is any sort of lesson, this was inevitable. Even Sony, which supports their hardware long after it has been supplanted by newer models, eventually ends that support… though push back got them to extend support for the PlayStation 3 and PS Vita stores after they initially announced those were to be…
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