Telltale is Bringing “Back to the Future” to Wii via Retail

Many of you may remember the rumors that “Back to the Future” would be coming to WiiWare. Then, many of you probably remember the day we found out it would not happen, due to size restraints. Well, now you can rejoice again. Telltale Games is bringing “Back to the Future” to the Wii via retail box. Starting sometime in October 2011, you can purchase the title for $19.99. Telltale co-founder and CEO discusses this is a big win for their company, as well.

Telltale Games Signs Publishing Licensor Agreement with Nintendo of America

‘Back to the Future: The Game’ Tabbed as Inaugural Game for Platform

SAN RAFAEL , CA. – August 24 2011– Telltale Games, the leading independent digital publisher and developer of episodic interactive entertainment, today announced it has signed an agreement to publish video games for the Wii™ home console from Nintendo. The company also announced that its best-selling game, Back to the Future: The Game, which has achieved more than one million downloaded episodes on PC, will be the first title under this agreement to be published in North America at retail this October for $19.99.

“Securing a publishing agreement with Nintendo of America ensures that we can make our popular content available on every major console platform. This signing is a significant milestone in our long-term growth strategy, “said Telltale co-founder and CEO, Dan Connors. Back to the Future: The Game is a great fit for the Wii platform and we’re excited to bring it to retail this holiday.”

[PR from Telltale]

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  • paburrows

    So will that be via physical disc or the Virtual Console? I’d be excited for ether.

    • Steve (hattrick)

      All episodes will be available in one retail box (disc) for $19.99 in October.

  • Keith_lem