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Wii U Virtual Console supports Wii Classic/Pro Controllers

Just another option for playing future Wii U Virtual Console releases. You pretty much have any option you could want!


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23 Jan 2013 15:13

And looks like you can remap buttons too (?). Off TV play and that makes it worth the $1.00 to repurchase it on the WII U.
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23 Jan 2013 15:37

Now if only GameCube controllers worked... :( (that's the only reason I'm still undecided about transferring my Wii data... once I get a Wii U xD)

Still, great news.
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23 Jan 2013 15:40

Good. I can use my Wii arcade stick.
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23 Jan 2013 15:53

Ugh I have so many vc games. Not sure if spending the extra $1 per game is worth it when I can just play the games on the Wii U how it is now.
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23 Jan 2013 16:00

Nice. Now I have added incentive to get 7000 stars so I can get that SNES wii controller. (I'm at 4850 atm)
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23 Jan 2013 16:02

Now, how come there was no talk about N64 prices? I have more N64 VC games than pre-N64. How much will I have to pay to play SSB, Pokemon Snap or Majora's Mask with off-TV play, and so on?

And non-Nintendo consoles (SEGA, Turbografix-16)?

Guess we'll see.

Kinda annoyed that GBA was announced for WII U and not 3DS. I am glad it IS on Wii U, but I want it on 3DS as well.


Well, think about it. Do you really want to play ALL of your games on the gamepad? I don't really need to play all of them again/portable/with the save function. Though I also only have 11 VC games since the prices for SNES games are idiotic due to the Points system/not being able to buy "Needed Funds".
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23 Jan 2013 16:16


Probably not. I'll most likely just buy it for the few games a play fairly often (Super Mario 3, A Link to the Past, Super Metroid, etc.).
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23 Jan 2013 18:17

Great news, they are listening to us and getting things done. I'm glad they finally unloaded a ton of info they really needed to respond with to all the complaining about silence and what would happen next.

Having said that, they probably will give the 3DS soon a run down of whats going on like they did today for the WiiU, hopefully that will include more information on unification of the VC, NNID's and Miiverse for the 3DS.
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23 Jan 2013 18:36

It is continuing to be less reasons for me to get a Wii U Pro Controller as the days go by.

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