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The program will kick off today, after the Nintendo Direct ends, with three games: Pilotwings, F-Zero. Nintendo will follow them up on March 24 with some bona fide classics: Super , EarthBound and Donkey Kong Country. And three more titles will be available April 14: The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past, Super Metroid and Donkey Kong Country 2: Diddy's Kong Quest.World and
Last fall, a tweet from publisher Natsume suggested that Nintendo had "moved on" to other systems besides the SNES and for Virtual Console games. Nintendo did not comment at the time, perhaps because it was working on this new plan.
You can watch the relevant excerpt from today's Nintendo Direct presentation above.
Update: As you may have expected, Nintendo doesn't appear to be offering any discounts — let alone some kind of cross-buy feature — for customers who already own these SNES games on Wii or Wii U Virtual Console. But the company did drop prices for people who were rebuying Nintendo 64 and Nintendo DS titles when going from the Wii Virtual Console to the Wii U Virtual Console.
Aaaand of course Super NES games I own on Wii/Wii U aren't discounted on New 3DS. Of course.— Jeremy Parish (@gamespite) March 3, 2016