The Nintendo eShop Launches on Wii U Launch Day with exclusive downloadable games for Wii U.
The Nintendo Network and many other online functions of Wii U will be up and running when the brand new HD home console from Nintendo launches across Europe this Friday November 30th. After connecting Wii U to the Internet and running a System Update. Wii U owners will be able to access Miiverse, Wii U Chat, a dedicated Internet Browser, as well as Nintendo eShop. Offering a variety of exclusive games to download as well as select downloadable versions of packaged software from Nintendo and other publishers such as New Super Mario Bros. U, Nintendo Land, ZombiU, FIFA 13 and more, demos of games and special offers on day one, Nintendo eShop is the digital storefront for Wii U. Additional applications such as YouTube, UPLAY and NETFLIX will also available to download through Nintendo eShop on Wii U.
Nintendo eShop will also allow you to watch videos of already released and upcoming Wii U software on the TV screen or the Wii U GamePad. It will also provide a search function where you can view content according to user rankings, keywords or genre.
Wii U Premium Pack owners will also have access to Nintendo Network Premium. With Nintendo Network Premium with every purchase of software or add-on content, or download code redemption for downloadable software or add-on content in Nintendo eShop on your Wii U from Nintendo or other publishers, you can earn points at a rate of 8 points for each pound or Euro of the Nintendo eShop price of the respective download. When you have collected 500 points, you will be able to exchange them for an activation code, which can be used to add funds in Nintendo eShop.