Niko Partners senior analyst Daniel Ahmad – the same source who originally shared this information has now revealed the ability to download these games is currently in the process of being shut down. Although the games are “still accessible” if purchased, it’s unclear how much longer server authentication will continue to work. It began with the release of Super Mario Galaxy and was followed by other titles like Donkey Kong Country Returns, The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess, New Super Mario Bros. Wii, Punch-out!! and Mario Kart Wii. As part of the Tegra deal, Nintendo and Nvidia worked to bring Wii games to the Nvidia Shield China version This was all part of Nintendo’s “Tegra deal” with Nvidia and was followed in 2019 with the Japanese video game giant officially launching the Tegra-powered Switch in China with the assistance of Tencent. — Daniel Ahmad (@ZhugeEX) July 19, 2021 As of December last year, Nintendo’s hybrid system had sold more than 1.3 million units in China – with the system selling almost double the combined sales of the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One in the same period. Daniel Ahmad also referenced the success of the Switch in a follow up to the original message: The ability to download them is now being shut down https://t.co/SHZP3XD1ko The games below + Donkey Kong Country Returns were ported to Shield and released in 1080p HD, exclusively for China These Nintendo Wii games were only purchased a few thousand times each. The Nvidia Shield failed in China because of its pricing, among other reasons. — Daniel Ahmad (@ZhugeEX) July 19, 2021 On the other hand, the Switch has found success in China, as our latest report states. https://t.co/HFs8bOM6CB News Highlights Games – Headline: Nvidia Shield shuts down Nintendo Wii game downloads in China – Check all news and articles from the [Gaming news] updates. [Google News]