Bad news, Wii owners: Nintendo has announced it will soon be discontinuing all video streaming services on the system, including Netflix.
According to reports, Netflix has sent an e-mail to its users signaling the end of the streaming video service support on the console and following, according to Redditor: "Unfortunately, Nintendo will include all video streaming services on Wii Netflix Channel ̵
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Little by little, Nintendo ceases to support its revolutionary Motion Control console. The Wii Shop Channel will also be shut down at the beginning of the new year, so there is no way to buy Virtual Console titles or WiiWare games there. The virtual console is still a feature that the Nintendo Switch is robbed a year after its debut, though fans are still screaming for its inclusion.
In particular, YouTube has just released its app on the switch. The switch is not very good at supporting video streaming services because Netflix has not yet debuted with the handheld console hybrid. So far, only Hulu and YouTube are available to owners of switches who want to watch videos on the go.
It's a shock that this did not happen sooner than the debut of the console 12 years ago (2006). Surprisingly, it is still a household item that is used regularly around the world. Unfortunately, this is a feature that the hugely popular Nintendo console can not currently offer.