Virtual Console

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Virtual Console (バーチャルコンソール Bācharu Konsōru?), sometimes abbreviated as VC, is a specialized section of the Nintendo Wii Shop Channel, an online service that allows players to purchase and download games and other software for Nintendo's Wii gaming console. The Virtual Console lineup consists of titles originally released on past consoles. These titles are run in their original forms through software emulation, and can be purchased for between 500 and 1200 Wii Points depending on system, rarity, and/or demand. The library of past games currently consists of titles originating from the Nintendo Entertainment System, Super Nintendo Entertainment System, and Nintendo 64, as well as Sega's Master System and Mega Drive/Genesis, NEC's TurboGrafx-16 and TurboGrafx-CD, SNK's Neo Geo AES, Commodore 64 (Europe and North America only) and MSX (Japan only). Virtual Console Arcade allows players to download video arcade games. Nintendo has no plans to add Nintendo GameCube games to Virtual Console due to their 1.4 GB capacity (and even higher for certain games), and because the Wii is already backward compatible with the GameCube's original Game Discs. Virtual Console titles have been downloaded over ten million times as of December 2007, relatively early in the console life cycle.

Virtual Console Global Problems

Dolphin currently has no sound for many virtual console games either in 2.0 or the latest revisions.

Virtual Console Compatibility List

System indicator System description
C64 Commodore 64
NES Nintendo
SMS Sega Master System
PCE TurboGrafx-16/PC-Engine
SMD Sega Genesis/Megadrive
SNES Super Nintendo
NG Neo Geo
N64 Nintendo 64
VC Virtual Console Arcade

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