Question: Is The Wii Discontinued?

What has replaced the Wii?

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Is it worth buying a Wii in 2019?

The Wii is cheap and it will get you access to a ton of games. It’s worth it and the games scale better on a Wii than they do on a Wii U on a modern display.

Is there a new Wii system?

The 14-year-old Nintendo Wii is about to get its first new game release in years. The Wii and Wii U are getting a new port. That’s right. The Nintendo Wii is getting a new game… in 2020.

Do new Wii games work on old Wii?

So hooray for Nintendo. Nintendo’s approach to backwards compatibility is refreshingly different. Nearly all Wii games can be played on Wii U simply by inserting the relevant disc, or by downloading the game from WiiWare or Virtual Console. You can even buy new Wii titles from the Wii Software channel.

How much does a Wii cost in 2020?

Used Wii consoles, on average, sell for $39 on eBay, but range in price anywhere from $9 to $93 depending on the condition the unit is in. Working systems with noticeable cosmetic damage will sell closer to $10, while complete-in-box models for an upwards of $90 or more.

Can I still connect my Wii to the Internet?

Yes. Wii is Wi-Fi-enabled, meaning it can connect to a wireless access point (such as a wireless router) to connect to the Internet.

Is the Wii being discontinued?

Nintendo will discontinue all video streaming services on Wii after January 31, 2019. Nintendo ended the production of the Wii gaming console in October 2013 seven years after its maiden launch to give way to the Wii U.

Can you still buy Wii console?

You can still buy new and used Nintendo Wii consoles at various stores. Depending on which version of the Wii you buy, you could still spend upwards of several hundred dollars for the console (some packages also include various controllers and games).

What can you do with an old Wii?

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Is Wii still good?

The Wii is a great console to consider, I think. It has full backwards compatibility with GameCube, which means you have full access to effectively two generations worth of titles. It also had a large library of Virtual Console titles from even more consoles, although the eShop is no longer available.

What does gamestop pay for Wii?

Gamestop will give you about $20 for your Wii.

Which Wii console is best?

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