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WiiConnect24 was an online service provided by Nintendo, allowing communication with the Wii console over the internet even when it was in standby mode. The service was introduced in 2006 and offered various features such as messages, weather information, the news channel, virtual consoles, WiiWare, and more. WiiConnect24 also facilitated data exchange and communication between Wii friends, as well as participation in online games and applications.

In 2013, the service was discontinued after Nintendo released the Wii U, which introduced a new online service called Miiverse. WiiConnect24 represented an early attempt by Nintendo to provide a comprehensive online service for its consoles and had both positive and negative aspects. Positives included the ability to stay in contact with other players at any time, downloading and discovering new content, and using innovative features like the Wii Shop Channel. Negative aspects encompassed increased power costs due to the standby mode, limited support for games and applications, and security risks from hacker attacks.

Nintendo online services
 • Famicom Network System (Famicom, 1988)
 • Satellaview (Super Famicom, 1995) (scheduled satellite broadcast/download, but not Internet)
 • Randnet (Nintendo 64DD 1999)
 • Mobile System GB (Game Boy Color/Game Boy Advance w/Mobile GB Adapter and mobile phone, 2001)  • Online Nintendo GameCube gameplay (Nintendo GameCube, w/GameCube Broadband Adapter/Modem Adapter, 2002)
 • Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection (Wii, Nintendo DS Lite, Nintendo DSi, Nintendo DSi XL optionally w/Nintendo Wi-Fi USB Connector, Nintendo DS & DSi Browser, 2006)
 • Nintendo Network (Nintendo 3DS, Wii U, Web, 2012/3)
 • Nintendo Switch Online (2018; Nintendo Switch)
 • Websites (Nintendo web browser games)
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