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Wii (Wii Shop)

  • US 1st Jan 2007, 500 points
  • EU 29th Dec 2006, 500 points
  • JP 2nd Dec 2006, 500 points

Wii U (Wii U eShop)

  • JP 23rd Oct 2013, ¥500

Wii U eShop

  • EU 24th Oct 2013, £3.49
  • US 24th Oct 2013, $4.99

Nintendo Switch Online (Subscription)

  • Available Now
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About The Game

It’s the bottom of the ninth. You’re at the plate. Here comes the pitch. You swing… It’s a smash deep into centre-field. A home run!

In the NES classic BASEBALL, you control every action. The swing of the bat. The speed of the pitch. The hits, the steals, the double plays. Pit your skills against the computer or challenge a friend. All it’s missing is the smell of hotdogs!