Virtual Console

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Virtual Console
Wii Virtual console Logo.png
DeveloperNintendo
TypeClassic video game re-release distribution
Launch date
  • Wii
    November 19, 2006
  • Nintendo 3DS
    June 6, 2011
  • Wii U
    January 23, 2013 (soft launch)
    April 26, 2013 (official launch)
Platform(s)
Status
  • Wii: Discontinued January 30, 2019
  • 3DS: Operational
  • Wii U: Operational
WebsiteWii
Official US website
Official UK website
Official Japanese website
Nintendo 3DS
Official US website
Official UK website
Official Japanese website
Wii U
Official US website
Official UK website
Official Japanese website

Virtual Console (VC) is a service on Wii, Nintendo 3DS, and Wii U that lets users download older video games for Wii Points or real money. The games are from the Nintendo Entertainment System, Super NES, Game Boy, Game Boy Color, Nintendo 64, Sega Master System, Sega Mega Drive, TurboGrafx-16, TurboGrafx-CD, Neo Geo AES, Commodore 64, and MSX (Japan only). The service is available in Europe, North America, Australia, New Zealand, Japan, and South Korea.

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