No more Netflix sessions on some Nintendo consoles. Nintendo 3DS and Wii U owners will no longer be able to watch The Bridgertons Chronicle or the future series Arsène Lupin with Omar Sy on their console at the end of June 2021.
Netflix has already removed its app from the eShop on December 31, 2020, making it impossible for owners to download it to their Nintendo 3DS and Wii U systems, Engadget said. For those who have already downloaded Netflix on their console, they will be able to enjoy it until June 30, 2021, Nintendo said in an official press release. It is also on this date that the game in augmented reality will stop definitively. Minecraft earth, the end of which was announced by Microsoft.
If the Netflix audience on Nintendo consoles is not the largest, it will still be necessary to adapt to this change for the people concerned before the fateful date which will therefore arrive in six months. This deletion will also apply on consoles New Nintendo 3DS, New Nintendo 3DS XL, New Nintendo 2DS XL, Nintendo 3DS XL, Nintendo 2DS, and Wii U Deluxe.
By announcing the removal of the Netflix application on these two consoles, Nintendo indirectly underlines the absence of the streaming giant on its star console, the Nintendo Switch, which nevertheless achieved sales records in 2020. Some experts even predict its market dominance in 2021.