Nintendo has stuck to its word and released the Virtual Console for the Wii U a day after the console’s latest firmware update. You won’t have to do anything fancy to get the Wii U Virtual Console. A quick stop at the eShop will reveal a banner showcasing the classic games that are currently available. You’ll need to to purchase these games a second time if you already own them on the Wii, but they’ll come at a discount. NES games will cost $1 and SNES games are $1.50. If you’ve never purchased these games before, you’ll have to pay full price.
There are only eight Wii U Virtual Console games available. Some of them were already a part of Nintendo’s ongoing Virtual Console Trial Campaign. Kirby’s Adventure is the latest game in the promotion. It can be purchased for $.30 until May 16. It’ll be followed by Super Metroid, Yoshi and Donkey Kong.
Below is a list of all the Wii U Virtual Console games and their original prices.
- Super Mario World – $7.99
- Excitebike – $4.99
- Donkey Kong Jr. – $4.99
- Balloon Fight – $4.99
- F-Zero – $7.99
- Punch-Out!! Featuring Mr. Dream – $4.99
- Ice Climber – $4.99
- Kirby’s Adventure – $0.30