The Virtual Console has been released for the Wii U as part of a major system update, Nintendo have announced.
Launch titles include a selection of SNES and NES games, which players can purchase and download via the console’s eShop for between $4.99 and $8.99 each.
The games currently on offer are: Balloon Fight, Ice Climber, Donkey Kong Jr., Excitebike, Kirby’s Adventure, Punch-Out! for the NES; and Super Mario World and F-Zero for the SNES. More games, including N64 and Game Boy Advance titles, are expected to be gradually released as the year wears on.