BBC iPlayer Discontinued On Wii U

Posted on by Ryan

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While the BBC iPlayer was removed from Wii U’s eShop back in August, but on January 16 the iPlayer will no longer function on the console.

Nintendo release the following statement..

“Due to an end in the license agreement between the BBC and Nintendo, as of 31st August 2016 the BBC iPlayer application on Wii U will be removed from Nintendo eShop, and will no longer be available to download.

The BBC iPlayer service will continue, for those users who have it installed on their Wii U console, until 16th January 2017, after which the service will be fully discontinued.”