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Why is nintendo shutting down wifi?

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Is there a good reason or is it just because they want you to upgrade to wiiu and 3ds? Also on a side note what happens to Pokemon in gts when they shut down wifi?

asked May 20 by Hawluchinations
if you have Pokemon in the GTS.. you better get them out while you can!
Shame that's how I emulate, the GTS

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Best answer

Nintendo are shutting down the wifi because it cost money to have networks or online services. Since they aren't producing games for the older systems anymore, Nintendo are trying to promote their newer games. I think it makes sense to take away the wifi from older games, since not many people use the wifi in older games. The newer games have more players than the older games, and the newer game players would outnumber the players from older generations eventually.

Also, your other question-You will not be able to use the gts anymore when the wifi is shutdown. If you have a Pokemon deposited in the gts and you don't take it out before the wifi shuts down, you will never get the Pokemon back :( since it is locked on the gts.

answered May 20 by ~Wolf~
selected May 20 by Hawluchinations
I don't have pkmn in gts but I was just curious.
Well then that's good :D
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Because x and y is what most people use now. Nobody plays BW2 anymore, so they're shutting it down. Also Pokemon in the GTS will be locked in there and will never come out, so go get them out quick! Hopefully this answers your question. Hope I helped!

answered May 20 by The Trapinchinator
I still play BW2 sometimes:/  Do you know what happens to all the pkmn in gts?