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Nintendo will be launching the Wii U Virtual Console as well as the system's first of two big updates in the coming days. It's just a matter of when.
Findings on Nintendo's website and Facebook page may give an indication as to when both of the above-mentioned items will be available.
First, Nintendo posted an image to its Facebook page on Saturday suggesting that the VC will begin in three days. That would set the service's arrival for April 23:
There's also a listing for Excitebike on Nintendo's official website mentioning an April 23 release.
During the most-recent Nintendo Direct, Satoru Iwata said that the Wii U VC would be available a day after the new system update is prepared. Does this mean that the firmware will go live on Monday followed by the VC on Tuesday?