The promised rollout of GBA titles on the Wii U Virtual Console will begin on April 3 with Advance Wars, Nintendo UK has announced.

"Prepare for battle! Advance Wars will storm onto #WiiU Virtual Console on 3rd April!" Tweeted Nintendo UK.

Advance Wars, a turn-based tactical game from y Intelligent Systems, launched for GBA back in January 2002. The game earned a Metacritic of 92. The most recent game in the franchise, Advance Wars: Days of Ruin, launched for DS in January 28.

A price for Advance Wars hasn't been announced.

Source: @NintendoUK