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Wii Shop Channel

The Wii Shop Channel logo

Wiiware

Main menu.

The Wii Shop Channel(JP) is where the user can buy games or software(Opera Browser). Products are bought using Nintendo Points (NP), which can be bought on the Wii Shop Channel with a credit card, or at a store as Nintendo Points card. The service will no longer accept new points purchases after March 27, 2018 in all regions. Nintendo has planned to close the Wii Shop Channel on January 31, 2019.

Prices

Virtual Console

The prices for virtual console games are listed below with import games being a bit extra

  • NES: 500 NP
  • SNES: 800 NP
  • N64: 1,000 NP
  • GEN: 800 NP
  • TG-16: 600 NP
  • NEO: 900 NP

WiiWare

WiiWare is an original game service with the price per game varying between 500 NP and 1500 NP

Wii Channels

Most Wii Channels are free but, many of them require the user to pay for their service once inside.

Settings

Remove Wii Shop Channel Account

The user can clear information from the Wii Shop Channel account by selecting this option. This erases the entire record of the Wii Shop Channel account, such as registered Wii Points and downloaded software. After this process, the account cannot be recovered. Software stored to an SD card after removing the account will be invalidated. This action is usually done so before transferring the ownership of the console.

Before removing his or her Wii Shop Channel Account, the user enters the serial number of the Wii console. If Parental Controls are being used, the PIN will need to be entered.

Music

The main title (composed by Kazumi Totaka) is available with the CD Touch! Generations Soundtrack