WiiWare Europe launch set for May 20th

WiiWare Europe launch set for May 20th
Michael French

By Michael French

April 24th 2008 at 10:48AM

Download platform offering titles from first and third party studios debuts next month

Nintendo has finally confirmed a date for the roll out of WiiWare in Europe - with the download platform set for a May 20th launch in the territory.

The service arrives just a matter of days after the May 12th roll out of the platform in the USA. The service launched in Japan in March.

No word yet has been given on the launch titles for the platform, although it is expected that the release pattern will mirror that of the Virtual Console, where some titles arrive in certain territories first.

Last month we turned the spotlight on WiiWare to find out what developers thought of the platform which, when announced last year, was talked up as specifically targeting independent studios and smaller ideas. Click here to read more.