Nintendo’s on-line retailer for downloadable video video games seems to be a casualty of the Switch’s recognition this vacation season. The firm introduced on Twitter that it’s engaged on a repair for people who find themselves encountering errors when making an attempt to entry the eShop to buy and obtain video games, but it surely’s unclear when it is going to be again up and operating.

When customers attempt to entry the eShop, they’re greeted with a 2813-0009 error, and have been for the previous a number of hours. It’s unclear what’s inflicting the issue, although it appears doubtless that the Switch’s standing as a sizzling ticket present has led to a number of individuals hammering the store with requests for brand new video games.

That means individuals who weren’t given bodily cartridges together with their new consoles must wait till the problems subside earlier than they’re capable of really get pleasure from enjoying a sport on the Switch. The similar factor goes for the Wii U and 3DS. Right now, the problems look like occurring worldwide — Nintendo Europe’s service dashboard can also be displaying an outage.

(GamesBeat’s high 5 cellular video games of this 12 months may assist go the time whereas Nintendo’s workforce works on getting the eShop again up and operating.)

Nintendo isn’t the one firm with retailer points. Sony’s service standing dashboard is reporting that some customers could also be experiencing points redeeming codes for the PlayStation Network Store, although buying and downloading video games seems to be working usually.

Holiday outages are nothing new for gaming firms. The PlayStation Network went down for per week throughout the holidays in 2014 as the results of a cyberattack that additionally introduced down Xbox Live for a shorter time period.

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