Wii U

Wii Sports Headed To Wii U eShop With HD, Online Multiplayer


The five games in the original Wii Sports are headed to the Nintendo eShop for Wii U as individual downloads under the collective title Wii Sports Club, Nintendo have announced.


Tennis, Bowling, Golf, Boxing and Baseball will all be released on the eShop with upgraded HD graphics, improved motion controls that make use of Wii MotionPlus, and also an online multiplayer versus mode.


Players, Nintendo say, will be registered to state ore regional clubs on Miiverse and will be able to chat with one another using the social network during matches. You’ll be able to play against rival club members to increase your club ranking.


The first two games to be released will be Tennis and Bowling, both of which will be released on November 7th. Boxing, Baseball and Golf will follow in the months ahead.


If you download Wii Sports Club, you’ll get a trial pass to play the available games for 24 hours. Once this period ends, you can purchase a Day Pass for $1.99 or buy the games permanently for $9.99 each, depending on your taste.

Ishaan Sahdev
Ishaan specializes in game design/sales analysis. He's the former managing editor of Siliconera and wrote the book "The Legend of Zelda - A Complete Development History". He also used to moonlight as a professional manga editor. These days, his day job has nothing to do with games, but the two inform each other nonetheless.