Star Fox 64 Does a Barrel Roll to Wii U Virtual Console in Europe; Discounted Through April

on March 21, 2016 11:09 AM

Fox McCloud and the gang of Star Fox will return once more with the impending release of Star Fox Zero coming to the Wii U this spring, but those that may want a blast from the past can return to the series’ massively popular Star Fox 64 on the Wii U Virtual Console later this week.

Nintendo of Europe announced through Twitter that Star Fox 64 will arrive on the Wii U Virtual Console on Thursday, March 24th, and in addition to the game’s premiere in digital form, the game will also be available at a discount of 50% from its release through April 21st, 2016 – the day of release for Star Fox Zero.

No other territories have been confirmed at this time for the release of Star Fox 64 on Wii U Virtual Console other than Europe, but stay tuned for more information as news develops.

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Ryan is the Features Editor at DualShockers, with over five years' experience in the world of video games culture and writing. He holds a BA in English & Cinema from Binghamton University, and lives in New York City.