Nintendo Network maintenance to affect Nintendo eShop and Pokémon Bank

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If you’re encountering an error code in trying to access the Nintendo eShop this evening, then fear not. Scheduled Nintendo Network maintenance is currently taking place, affecting Wii U and Nintendo 3DS – as well as the separate Wii Shop Channel and Nintendo DSi Shop.

That maintenance will continue tonight affecting online play and rankings for a multitude of games and applications, notably Super Mario 3D World, Mario Tennis Open, Pokémon Bank and Steel Diver: Sub Wars.

Whereas early on Wednesday will see the same aspects temporarily affected in XType Plus. This week’s Nintendo Network maintenance schedule is as follows:

From approx. Monday 16th March 2015 (8pm GMT) – Tuesday 17th March 2015 (12am GMT). Affected services:

Wii U
– Nintendo eShop

Nintendo 3DS
– Nintendo eShop

Wii
– Wii Shop Channel

Nintendo DS
– Nintendo DSi Shop

From (approx.) Monday 16th March 2015 (10pm GMT) – Tuesday 17th March 2015 (2am GMT). Affected services:

Wii U
– Online Play, Rankings etc. for Angry Bunnies: Colossal Carrot Crusade
– Online Play, Rankings etc. for Super Mario 3D World

Nintendo 3DS
– Online Play, Rankings etc. for Cubit The Hardcore Platformer Robot
– Online Play, Rankings etc. for Mario Tennis Open
– Online Play, Rankings etc. for Mindfeud
– Online Play, Rankings etc. for Poké Transporter
– Online Play, Rankings etc. for Pokémon Bank
– Online Play, Rankings etc. for Steel Diver: Sub Wars

From (approx.) Wednesday 18th March 2015 (12.50am) – Wednesday 18th March 2015 (2am GMT). Affected services:

Wii U

– Online Play, Rankings etc. for XType Plus

Alex Seedhouse
After starting out with a Yellow Game Boy and a copy of Donkey Kong Land, Alex once hid in his room to play The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time one Christmas. Now he shares his thoughts on Nintendo Insider, keeping track of everything to do with Nintendo.
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