Welcome to Virtual Console™ for Wii U

Your one-stop shop for the greatest games of all time—made even better with Wii U.

Rediscover your favorite titles from NES™ and Super NES™ or play classics you may have missed—now updated with new features you won't want to miss.

You'll find Virtual Console titles within the Nintendo eShop, a digital storefront accessible from your Wii U console.

Tip: Check back regularly for the latest releases, including the future addition of titles from the Game Boy Advance and Nintendo 64 systems.

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Classics Made Better

When you download a classic title from the Nintendo eShop, it'll include new features that take advantage of your Wii U console's capabilities.

Play off-TV on the Wii U GamePad

Play Wii U Virtual Console games on your TV, or with just the Wii U GamePad controller when someone else is watching TV.


Access a Miiverse™ community

Each title will have an Official Community in Miiverse. There you can talk about the game and share memories with others, or show off screenshots of your high score.

Customize your controls

Map your controller buttons however you like, so you can play your way.

Save your game progress

Games can be paused and returned to later using Restore Points—complete save files that include your up-to-the-moment progress and your in-game save data.


Buy now, play now

Visit the Nintendo eShop on Wii U today to buy your favorite classic games—no waiting in line required.


Already own Wii Virtual Console titles?

Transfer and play... Wii owners who have already downloaded a title can transfer them to their Wii U consoles and play them in Wii Mode at no charge.

Or update at a discount... If you'd prefer to take advantage of the improved Wii U features, simply transfer your game to the Wii U, then purchase the updated title from the Wii U eShop at a special discounted price.

 
Regular Price
Regular Price:
$4.99 - $5.99
Regular Price:
$7.99 - $8.99
Wii Owner Price*
Wii Owner Price*
$1.00
Wii Owner Price*
$1.50
*Games purchased at the special reduced price are worth 9 points per NES title and 14 points per Super NES title in the Deluxe Digital Program. Point value subject to change.