The Nintendo 3DS and Nintendo Wii U eShop will be closed permanently from today until tomorrow, so let's see in which order of date and time will there be deactivation the total number of digital stores dedicated to the two Nintendo consoles in question.
Here are the exact times when the stores will close:
Italy: 3:00 am Tuesday, March 28, 2023 GMT: 1:00 pm Tuesday, March 28, 2023 Pacific Time: 5:00 pm March 27, 2023 ET: 8:00 pm March 27 2023 In Italy, the Nintendo 3DS and Wii U eShops will close at 3:00 tomorrow morning, so you may have time to make your final purchases before the services close.
Any purchase made from your account will be valid, therefore it will still be possible to re-download previous purchased games, expansions, and content, although no longer be possible to make new purchases.
The decision to close has triggered a certain recovery of titles from the shops in question, as shown by the most downloaded titles on 3DS in the last period.