Nintendo Network Maintenance Schedule for the Week of December 18, 2017

Nintendo will be quite busy for the next couple of days.

It looks like Nintendo will be quite busy this week as they prepare to launch their scheduled maintenance for December 2017. The year is almost over and what year would be complete without a laundry list of scheduled maintenance tasks.

Here are all of the planned maintenance tasks for the next few days:

eShop (Switch / Wii U / 3DS)

– 3:45 PM PT (December 18) – 4:45 PM PT (December 18)
– 6:45 PM ET (December 18) – 7:45 PM ET (December 18)
– 11:45 PM in the UK (December 18) – 12:45 AM in the UK (December 19)
– 12:45 AM in Europe (December 19) – 1:45 AM in Europe (December 19)

Purchasing on Nintendo Game Store (web)

– 3:45 PM PT (December 18) – 4:45 PM PT (December 18)
– 6:45 PM ET (December 18) – 7:45 PM ET (December 18)
– 11:45 PM in the UK (December 18) – 12:45 AM in the UK (December 19)
– 12:45 AM in Europe (December 19) – 1:45 AM in Europe (December 19)

Nintendo Badge Arcade

– 4 PM PT (December 18) – 6 PM PT (December 18)
– 7 PM ET (December 18) – 9 PM ET (December 18)
– 12 AM in the UK (December 19) – 2 AM in the UK (December 19)
– 1 AM in Europe (December 19) – 3 AM in Europe (December 19)

Pokemon Sun/Moon

– 5 PM PT (December 18) – 9 PM PT (December 18)
– 8 PM ET (December 18) – 12 AM ET (December 19)
– 1 AM in the UK (December 19) – 5 AM in the UK (December 19)
– 2 AM in Europe (December 19) – 6 AM in Europe (December 19)

Pokemon Ultra Sun/Ultra Moon

– 5 PM PT (December 18) – 9 PM PT (December 18)
– 8 PM ET (December 18) – 12 AM ET (December 19)
– 1 AM in the UK (December 19) – 5 AM in the UK (December 19)
– 2 AM in Europe (December 19) – 6 AM in Europe (December 19)

Splatoon

– 5 PM PT (December 18) – 7 PM PT (December 18)
– 8 PM ET (December 18) – 10 PM ET (December 18)
– 1 AM in the UK (December 19) – 3 AM in the UK (December 19)
– 2 AM in Europe (December 19) – 4 AM in Europe (December 19)

Animal Crossing: New Leaf – Welcome amiibo

– 5 PM PT (December 18) – 7 PM PT (December 18)
– 8 PM ET (December 18) – 10 PM ET (December 18)
– 1 AM in the UK (December 19) – 3 AM in the UK (December 19)
– 2 AM in Europe (December 19) – 4 AM in Europe (December 19)

Switch online play

– 5 PM PT (December 18) – 7 PM PT (December 18)
– 8 PM ET (December 18) – 10 PM ET (December 18)
– 1 AM in the UK (December 19) – 3 AM in the UK (December 19)
– 2 AM in Europe (December 19) – 4 AM in Europe (December 19)

Switch / Wii U / 3DS online play

– 8 PM PT (December 18) – 1 AM PT (December 19)
– 11 PM ET (December 19) – 4 AM ET (December 19)
– 4 AM in the UK (December 19) – 9 AM in the UK (December 19)
– 5 AM in Europe (December 19) – 10 AM in Europe (December 19)

Switch online play

– 4:50 PM PT (December 19) – 6:30 PM PT (December 19)
– 7:50 PM ET (December 19) – 9:30 PM ET (December 19)
– 12:50 AM in the UK (December 20) – 2:30 AM in the UK (December 20)
– 1:50 AM in Europe (December 20) – 3:30 AM in Europe (December 20)

Minecraft (Switch / Wii U)

– 5:50 PM PT (December 19) – 7:30 PM PT (December 19)
– 8:50 PM ET (December 19) – 10:30 PM ET (December 19)
– 1:50 AM in the UK (December 20) – 3:30 AM in the UK (December 20)
– 2:50 AM in Europe (December 20) – 4:30 AM in Europe (December 20)

3DS online play

– 6 PM PT (December 19) – 7:30 PM PT (December 19)
– 9 PM ET (December 19) – 10:30 PM ET (December 19)
– 2 AM in the UK (December 20) – 3:30 AM in the UK (December 20)
– 3 AM in Europe (December 20) – 4:30 AM in Europe (December 20)

Wii U / 3DS online play

– 9 PM PT (December 19) – 10:30 PM PT (December 19)
– 12 AM ET (December 20) – 1:30 AM ET (December 20)
– 5 AM in the UK (December 20) – 6:30 AM in the UK (December 20)
– 6 AM in Europe (December 20) – 7:30 AM in Europe (December 20)

3DS online play

– 5 PM PT (December 20) – 7 PM PT (December 20)
– 8 PM ET (December 20) – 10 PM ET (December 20)
– 1 AM in the UK (December 21) – 3 AM in the UK (December 21)
– 2 AM in Europe (December 21) – 3 AM in Europe (December 21)

Thankfully these timeframes aren’t that bad so we can all get back to playing the games we love.

Marc Villa
Marc Villa
Editor-in-Chief
I have been writing about video games and tech for the last 8 years. Throughout my time I have written for some major and minor publications. I enjoy all things Nintendo, horror and hip-hop. Add me on Switch (ShockyP)