Breath of Fire 2 confirmed for Wii U as Capcom announces series plans

The Super Nintendo role-playing game Breath of Fire 2 is headed to the Wii U Virtual Console, Capcom announced today on its blog.

The classic is due "in the coming months." It first released on the SNES in 1995 and was later ported to the Game Boy Advance and Wii Virtual Console.

Capcom shared a trailer for the release that doesn't exactly sell it, but the game is well-liked.

Last night the company announced a number of new titles, which are unconfirmed for Western release. Among them is Breath of Fire 6, coming exclusively to PC, tablets, and smartphones. Gamers can pick up and play between platforms.

The last main Breath of Fire game appeared on PlayStation 2 in 2003.