Mega Man Battle Network 4 Red Sun and Blue Moon have arrived on the North American Wii U Virtual Console. For the completionist out there, here's a couple tips on getting the most from these ports.
- How to fight Bass XX: You previously needed an e-Reader to fight Bass XX on the GBA. Now all you need is a simple button combination. On the title screen (Red Sun or Blue Moon), press L, Up, and Start. Bass XX will appear in Black Earth area 2 replacing Bass SP.
- Multiplayer-only Battle Chips: A method introduced in the Virtual Console version of Battle Network 3 Blue and White, all you need to do here is pause your game, go to the Comm. menu, save, and restart. Your pack will contain additional chips from the opposite version. All secret chips (including the Z-Saber) are received except Grand Prix Power, GunSolEX, and Duo.
On the flip side, Mega Man Zero 3's Battle Network 4 connectivity is not supported on Wii U. It was a neat feature that allowed you to fight Battle Network viruses in Cyber Space. Kind of a shame they didn't create a button combination to unlock it here.
Anyway, there you go. We'll likely be seeing more button combos to access hidden boss battles in the Virtual Console versions of MMBN5 and BN6, too.