Nintendo has already confirmed when Wii U launches worldwide this year the eShop will be accessible from day one. Digital retail games and smaller-sized titles will be available for purchase on the Wii U eShop and Nintendo has explained the purchase options will be identical to the 3DS method.
- Purchase directly from the Wii U eShop with a credit or debit card.
- Purchase via a download code that you acquired.
- Pre-paid download cards, which can be purchased from video game stores and online.