Wii and GameCube games coming to the NVIDIA Shield, but only in China
Earlier this year Nintendo sought and was given approval for some of their Wii games to be released in China, however only on the Nvidia Shield. Now its official and we have new details about how it’ll all work.
Today it was announced that the Nvidia Shield would be released in mainland China and on its launch line up includes several Wii games including;
- Super Mario Galaxy
- The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess
- New Super Mario Bros. Wii
The games will be playable in HD and cost around $15AU to download, GameCube games are also on the agenda. The big question is now, is this something we could expect to see on the Switch in the future?
Nvidia Shield is coming to Mainland China.
Will be priced at RMB 1499.
The Shield will focus on games in China. It will run popular PC games as well as Nintendo Wii games such as Mario Galaxy, Twilight Princess and Punch out. pic.twitter.com/gJlZrclps4
— Daniel Ahmad (@ZhugeEX) December 5, 2017
Both the Switch and Shield Tablet share the same chip, it wouldn’t be very hard for Nintendo to get these games working on the Switch.
Are classic Wii games something you’d like to see on the Switch as well? Let us know in the comments.