Club Nintendo is Closing for Good

If you’ve been a dedicated Nintendo fan for the last few years or so, you probably know of Club Nintendo.  Designed as a way to reward Nintendo fans with virtual points for registering the various games they own, it ended up being used to give away everything from early games consoles to figurines to video game soundtracks to Nintendo’s more supportive fans.

Unfortunately, there’s bad news on the horizon.  Namely, Club Nintendo is shutting down.

Here are some important dates to consider in regards to that:

20th of January 2015: All Nintendo games bought after this date are not eligible for registering with Club Nintendo.  So in other words, anything you bought today or in the future, earns you no Club Nintendo points/stars.

31st of March 2015: The final day you can register with Club Nintendo, earn coins or register products with the service.

June 1st 2015: All unused coins are deleted.

30th of June 2015: You cannot access your account or spend coins after this date.  On 11:59 PT, the service will close down for good and all remaining unspent coins are lost forever.

There is a bit of good news, namely that Elite status is still being kept until March 31st 2015, and that anyone with said status can download a free 3DS or Wii U game in the following week. Also, Nintendo have at least announced that a whole bunch of really cool gifts and games will be added to the service before its closure, as a way for members to get rid of the last few coins they have lying around without wasting them.

This also applies to the European Club Nintendo, as well as those for other regions.  There will be a replacement service announced at one point, but the coins gained on Club Nintendo do not carry over to said new service.

 

So yeah, just an important announcement.  What are your thoughts on Club Nintendo’s shut down?

Source:

http://club2.nintendo.com/program-notice/

https://www.nintendo.co.uk/News/2015/January/Important-information-about-the-discontinuation-of-Club-Nintendo-949921.html

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Green Piggy
Green Piggy
6 years ago

Time to hit up friends for points!

benoit489
benoit489(@benoit489)
6 years ago

http://i.imgur.com/BhsDfY0.png

Bet this is the replacement

RayMarioSonic
RayMarioSonic
6 years ago
Reply to  benoit489

With the way the consoles are being named, I wouldn’t be surprised if that was what it was called.

almozayaf
almozayaf
6 years ago

do you know what that mean?
do any one know what that mean ?

I ask because i have no idea what that mean .
i know that paper in 3DS games never use it

Do any one care.

RayMarioSonic
RayMarioSonic
6 years ago

At least we finally get Flipnote Studio 3D next month.

benoit489
benoit489(@benoit489)
6 years ago

btw, talknintendo needs to come back up quickly!

benoit489
benoit489(@benoit489)
6 years ago
Reply to  CM30

Yes!!!!!

Guest
Guest
6 years ago

Nice! I just got Club Nintendo coins for FREE! 😀 http://freeclubnintendocoins.com