Nintendo has announced  “extended” maintenance for Nintendo Network and Miiverse.

Coming from Nintendo’s site.

From Monday 30th September 2013 8am Pacific Time / 11:00am Eastern / 4pm UK time to Monday 30th September 5pm Pacific Time / 8pm Eastern / 1am 1st October UK.

Affected Services:

Wii U

  • Online Play, Rankings, etc.

Nintendo 3DS

  • Online Play, Rankings, etc.


Now, there is speculation that this update could be setting the groundwork for the long-awaited Wii U system update. If true, we could be hearing more during tomorrow’s Nintendo Direct.