Details of the Wii U Virtual Console were finally announced during yesterday's Nintendo Direct, revealing that it will be up and running after a system update in Spring.

Games purchased from the Wii U Virtual Console will be playable on the GamePad and Pro Controller as well as the Wii Classic Controller. You can also play some of them using your trusty Wii Remote.

Apparently the Virtual Console supports not just one, but two GamePads, which is very interesting indeed. Of course you can't currently buy GamePads individually at the moment - could this mean Nintendo will have them available come Spring?

What are your thoughts on the ample ways available for you to play your Virtual Console games? Let us know in the comments below.