3DS Virtual Console gets SNES classics – Earthbound Donkey Kong Country, more

By Brenna Hillier, Friday, 4 March 2016 00:25 GMT

New 3DS owners can now enjoy playing SNES games via the Virtual Console.

An upgrade to the 3DS Virtual Console was announced during today’s Nintendo Direct. Those with a New 3DS will now be able to play a bunch of classic SNES titles.

The first batch of titles, Super Mario World, F-Zero and Pilotwings, is available right now.

Donkey Kong Country, Super Mario Kart and Earthbound will be added to the collection on March 24.

Update: Because Nintendo loves to make things complicated, the European release schedule is different to the North American details quoted above. Here’s the skinny:

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