The Wii U won't play GameCube discs. But it will play the Virtual Console, Nintendo's online shop that lets you buy games from old consoles like the Super. Browse the games available for Nintendo 3DS/2DS, Wii U, and Wii consoles. Check out bestsellers, new releases, and featured titles. Rumor: Wii U to offer downloadable GameCube games? Most importantly, which GC games do you want to see downloadable first? Jul 20, 2011. There's a likely chance the Wii U will get downloadable Gamecube games because the Wii U might support a hard drive and Gamecube discs are small and hold up to 1.5 GB.
When Wii U is released, you'll be able to play games from each of Nintendo's home consoles thanks to a mixture of backwards compatibility and the Virtual. Nintendo's Director of Trend Marketing claims that players will be able to download GameCube games to play on the forthcoming Wii U. Rumor: Downloadable GameCube games on the Wii U http:// Capcom might show off a Wii U project at Tokyo Game Show.
Nintendo has confirmed that the Wii U won't be able to play GameCube discs, but you may still be be able to enjoy your favorite games from the old system. Will Gamecube games ever become downloadable on the Wii U? Illegally you can play GameCube games on your Wii u if you mod it B-Mitch905, Oct 7, 2013.