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Nintendo shutting down Wii Street U in March

Enjoy the Google-powered app while it lasts

Michael McWhertor is a journalist with more than 17 years of experience covering video games, technology, movies, TV, and entertainment.

Nintendo will discontinue service for Wii Street U, the Wii U app that let users stroll through Google Maps Street View via the console's GamePad, on March 31, according to a support notice from the company.

Wii Street U launched in 2013. The app promised "360-degree panoramic view of streets, mountains, fields and locations across the globe." Nintendo released the software for free for a limited time. It's currently available on the Wii U eShop for $4.99, but Nintendo will stop selling the app on Jan. 31, according to a notice from Nintendo UK.

Nintendo terminated another Wii U service, Nintendo TVii, last year.