Asked by: Ramy Oteiza
asked in category: General Last Updated: 28th March, 2020

Why is Netflix not working on Wii?

Netflix has emailed customers and posted a notice warning that Nintendo will "suspend" Netflix and other streaming video services on the Wii after January 31st, 2019. If your TV doesn't have Netflix built-in, you can likely get a streaming device for a fraction of what the Wii cost even toward the end of its life.

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Similarly, it is asked, does Netflix still work on Wii?

Netflix will no longer work on the Nintendo Wii after Jan. 30, 2019, the streaming service has announced, making rec rooms at assisted living homes a less happy place. After that date, Nintendo will suspend all video streaming services to the console, Netflix said.

Likewise, can Wii still connect to Internet? Yes. Wii is Wi-Fi-enabled, meaning it can connect to a wireless access point (such as a wireless router) to connect to the Internet. Click here for more information about the online possibilities of your Wii console.

Keeping this in view, why is Wii getting rid of Netflix?

TechRadar reports that Nintendo is axing support for the streaming apps on the Wii. This comes in connection with Netflix sending out a letter to Wii users notifying them that the app will no longer be available on the Wii starting January 31st, 2019. Netflix isn't the only one leaving the Wii's app repository.

Will my Wii still work?

Nintendo launched the Wii in 2006, and with it came the virtual console. For the time being, you can still download the classic titles purchased in the virtual console. However, those titles will no longer work at some unannounced future date, and there's no way to back them up.

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