Nintendo Direct: Downloadable Wii Games Coming to Wii U, Super Mario Galaxy 2 Available Today, Metroid Prime January 29th

Nintendo’s second major bombshell at this morning’s Nintendo Direct: downloadable Wii games are coming to the Wii U, with support for Wii U controllers including the Wii U Gamepad and Classic Controller pro for games that originally supported the Classic Controller.


Super Mario Galaxy 2 will be made available immediately following the presentation, with Punch-Out coming January 22nd and Metroid Prime Trilogy (!) hitting on the 29th. Pricing details were not announced yet, but we’ll have them shortly after the presentation is over.