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Wii U Maintenance Scheduled for Later Today

Posted on April 22, 2013 AT 06:35am

Nintendo has announced that it will be carrying out extended maintenance on the Wii U later today to deliver a new patch and prepare for the release of the Wii U Virtual Console.

The patch will reduce system load times dramatically and allow users to transfer data between console via USB drives. The maintenance times are as follows:

From Monday, April 22, 2013 1:00 PM - Monday, April 22, 2013 7:00 PM Pacific Time

Affected Services:

  • Wii U
    • - Nintendo eShop
  • Nintendo 3DS
    • - Nintendo eShop
  • Wii
    • - Wii Shopping Channel
  • Nintendo DS
    • - Nintendo DSi Shop


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