To commemorate the 30th anniversary of the Nintendo Entertainment System, Nintendo will make one game available on the Wii U eShop for $0.30 between now and July. Each NES or SNES game will be the full version and will be available at the discounted price for only 30 days. If purchased during this promotion period, you will not need to repurchase the title when the Virtual Console officially launches.
The first release is Balloon Fight, which is available right now on the eShop at the discounted price. The next six releases are listed below. More titles will become available for the Virtual Console with the upcoming Wii U Spring update.
- Monthly Releases:
January – Balloon Fight (NES)
February – F-Zero (SNES)
March – Punch Out! Featuring Mr. Dream (NES)
April – Kirby’s Adventure (NES)
May – Super Metroid (SNES)
June – Yoshi (NES)
July – Donkeys Kong (NES)