Nintendo's WiiWare service has launched in Japan today with nine titles available for download.
The service is scheduled for a US launch on May 12 and for a European launch - where it will be known as Wii Software - on an unspecified future date.
The launch titles, priced from 500 to 1500 Wii Points, consist of:
Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: My Life as a King
Okiraku Ping Pong
Kotoba no Puzzle Mojipittan
Saku Saku Animal Panic
Star Solider R
In related news, Sega has announced that it will be bringing its Master System games to Nintendo's Virtual Console starting with Wonder Boy and Fantasy Zone.
Sega Mega Drive/Genesis games are already available for download on the Wii Shop Channel, as are TurboGrafx-16, Neo Geo, NES, SNES and N64 titles. Nintendo also announced that Commodore 64 titles will be made available in Europe.