Better prepare yourselves. Nintendo are planning more emergency maintenance for their systems.

Nintendo has scheduled a new round of “emergency maintenance” for its services next week. Two different stages are planned.

The first stage will affect network services, the DS itself, and Pokemon games:

From Monday, February 25, 2013 11:00 PM – Tuesday, February 26, 2013 5:00 PM Pacific Time

Affected Services:

Nintendo DS
Network Services

  • Pokémon Black Version
  • Pokémon White Version
  • Pokémon Black Version 2
  • Pokémon White Version 2

Meanwhile, Wii U services will be down for only an hour on Monday:

From Monday, February 25, 2013 4:00 PM – Monday, February 25, 2013 5:00 PM Pacific Time

Affected Services:

Wii U

  • Match Making, Ranking, etc.
  • Ninja Gaiden 3: Razor’s Edge
  • Warriors Orochi 3 Hyper

As Nintendo notes: “During the emergency maintenance, parts of the affected services may be intermittently unavailable.”

(Source: Nintendo)