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3DS Virtual Console gets SNES classics – Earthbound Donkey Kong Country, more

New 3DS owners can now enjoy playing SNES games via the Virtual Console.

An upgrade to the 3DS Virtual Console was announced during today’s Nintendo Direct. Those with a New 3DS will now be able to play a bunch of classic SNES titles.

The first batch of titles, Super Mario World, F-Zero and Pilotwings, is available right now.

Donkey Kong Country, Super Mario Kart and Earthbound will be added to the collection on March 24.

Update: Because Nintendo loves to make things complicated, the European release schedule is different to the North American details quoted above. Here’s the skinny:

#SNES games are coming to #New3DS! Super Mario World and EarthBound will arrive shortly after this #NintendoDirect pic.twitter.com/HYBRz5zJB6

— Nintendo of Europe (@NintendoEurope) March 3, 2016

Read more here: VG247