Nintendo Welcomes Spring with Free Wii Sports Club Trial Access on Wii U

Plus new courses added to Wii Sports Club – Golf!

Wii Sports is the game which helped set sales records for Nintendo’s Wii console, going on to become the second-best selling game of all time (right behind Game Boy-booster Tetris). If nothing else, that warrants a look at the new high definition release of Wii Sports Club on the Wii U, does it not?

Fortunately, you can do just that from the comfort of your home at no cost! Beginning Friday, March 21st at 9am PT, Nintendo is allowing Wii U owners to download and play Wii Sports Club for free until 11:59 pm PT on March 23rd. This includes access to all three currently available games: Wii Sports Club – Golf, Wii Sports Club – Bowling, and Wii Sports Club – Tennis.


The classic lineup of titles has been enhanced with high definition graphics, Wii MotionPlus technology, and integration with the Wii U GamePad. Now you can actually see the ball when you try to tee off in Golf! Players with broadband internet can also compete online with players from all over the country.

Speaking of Golf, Nintendo has recently added the Resort Course, a new nine-hole golf course that was originally available in Wii Sports Resort. Those who already have Wii Sports Club – Golf can download a free update to get the new, permanent addition to the game.


This offer extends to all Wii U owners, “even those who have previously tried or have already downloaded Wii Sports Club.” After the March 23rd expiration of the offer, players can continue playing all available sports for 24 hours at a time with the $1.99 (in U.S. dollars) purchase of a Day Pass– perfect for those who just like to play the games at gatherings and parties. If you intend to play more than that, though, each game can still be purchased for $9.99 USD, granting you permanent access.


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