EarthBound Listing Materializes on Amazon UK

You cannot grasp the true form of Amazon’s listing

We already know that the kooky SNES RPG EarthBound is making its long overdue appearance on the Wii U Virtual Console in Europe and North America sometime this year. Then what’s up with this odd listing for the game on Amazon UK?

It may just be a placeholder for a download code, but the £44.99 price point is much too high for that. That only leaves speculation on what this could mean:

  • This could simply be an error, either in the price or this item existing at all.
  • As Destructoid speculates, some sort of physical retail copy of the game could be in the works — even a package including all three games in the Mother series.
  • An all-new EarthBound title that will simply adopt that title; a reboot, reimagining, who knows?

Do you have any hope of this listing heralding something grand for EarthBound fans, or are you not going to hold your breath?

[via destructoid.com, amazon.co.uk]