Nintendo is winding down help for the Netflix app on the Wii U and 3DS. The app shall be shut down for current customers on June thirtieth, and in the event you’ve by no means downloaded it, it isn’t accessible anymore. You’ll be able to redownload the app in the event you’ve downloaded it prior to now, nevertheless.
“Beginning Dec thirty first, 2020, the Netflix app will not be accessible for brand spanking new customers to obtain from Nintendo eShop on the Wii U console or Nintendo 3DS household of techniques,” Nintendo mentioned in an announcement on the listings for the Wii U and 3DS Netflix app. “Throughout that point, will probably be potential for current customers to re-download these functions. Service for current customers will proceed till June thirtieth, 2021. Thanks to everybody who loved Netflix on these platforms through the years.”
Nintendo discontinued the 3DS in September and shortly moved on from the Wii U in favor of the Nintendo Swap, so it’s not all that shocking that the corporate is shutting down the Netflix app on the older platforms. However Netflix nonetheless isn’t on the Swap, regardless of former Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aimé saying days after the Swap’s launch in March 2017 that the corporate was speaking with firms like Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon about bringing their companies to the console.
Hulu launched in November 2017, however there’s nonetheless no Netflix app.