Nintendo Announces EarthBound Beginnings; Coming to Wii U’s Virtual Console

Nintendo Announces EarthBound Beginnings; Coming to Wii U’s Virtual Console

Durning the pre-show of the Nintendo World Championship the house of Mario announced that Earthbound Beginnings will be released on the Wii U’s virtual console.

The western release date is actually quite close, as it’s actually today starting at 6 PM pacific time. The game, that was originally released on the NES and is the first chapter of the classic Mother series, is fully localized in English.

The announcement was made by the original creator Shigesato Itoi, and Below you can see the ultra-nostalgic trailer and Itoi-san’s message.