Wii U: Virtual Console Questions

#1GreenMan1986Posted 2/6/2013 6:04:27 PM
Can someone answer these. I haven't been following the Wii U very close:

-When will the Virtual Console be available?
-Has it been confirmed you can play all games on the Wii Pad?
-This 6-month deal (one game a month for $0.30): Does that mean the VC won't be up until summer?

One other question:

-Can you use the Wii Pad to play Wii games?


Thanks in advance.
#2Aaron44126Posted 2/6/2013 6:38:58 PM(edited)
It will be available in "spring". That's what Nintendo said so it's all we know.

Not all games that are available on the Wii VC will be available on the Wii U VC at launch. They are launching with NES and SNES only and even then it will only be a subset of those games.

Games play on the gamepad and on other controllers. Buy the $0.30 "Balloon Fight" to see how it will work.
#3darkjedilinkPosted 2/6/2013 6:40:20 PM
No, you cannot use the GamePad to play Wii games.

They told us this over six months ago.
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