Xenoblade Chronicles Joins The North American Wii U Virtual Console

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Starting April 28, 2016, people in North America will be able to purchase a digital copy of Xenoblade Chronicles to play on their Nintendo Wii Us. The game will be added to the system’s Virtual Console library for $19.99. It will be compatible with the Wii U GamePad, the Wii Remote and Nunchucks, and the Classic Controller Pro.


Physical copies of Xenoblade Chronicles originally cost $49.99 when it launched in North America on April 6, 2012. Currently, GameStop is selling pre-owned copies of the Nintendo Wii game for $64.99. The New Nintendo 3DS version, Xenoblade Chronicles 3D, is $39.99.

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Jenni is Editor-in-Chief at Siliconera and has been playing games since getting access to her parents' Intellivision as a toddler. She continues to play on every possible platform and loves all of the systems she owns. (These include a PS4, Switch, Xbox One, WonderSwan Color and even a Vectrex!) You may have also seen her work at GamerTell, Cheat Code Central, Michibiku and PlayStation LifeStyle.