Netflix support on Wii U, 3DS discontinued from July 2021


Netflix support will be discontinued on both Wii U and 3DS from July 2021, Nintendo has confirmed.

The Netflix app was previously removed from the Nintendo eShop for 3DS and Wii U on 31 December 2021, making this the final step in the process.

A statement from Nintendo reads:
The Netflix app was removed from Nintendo eShop on Wii U and Nintendo 3DS Family systems on Dec 31st, 2020. They are no longer available for new users to download.

It is possible for existing users to re-download these applications at this time. Service for both applications will be discontinued on June 30th, 2021. Thank you for your support of these applications over the years.

Do you still use Netflix on Wii U or 3DS?


Jan 16, 2020
Yeah, it's definitely not my go-to for Netflix, but I still use my 3DS most days and my Wii U every so often, but only for gaming. Not a huge loss, I'd wager.