Listen to the Wii U eShop’s delightfully festive new holiday tune

Above: Holiday cheer comes to the Wii U.

Image Credit: Jeff Grubb/GamesBeat

Nintendo’s console menus and digital-download stores always have great music. The Wii’s homepage has a simple-but-dancey tune, and the eShop on the 3DS plays a very charming melody. Now, the company is using its music to show its excitement for the holidays.

Earlier this week, Nintendo updated the Wii U eShop with new background music. The track features sleigh bells and a distinct holiday sound. This is the first time the publisher has changed the music for its shop to recognize an event or season.

I hopped on to the Wii U eShop and couldn’t stop listening to the song. Don’t worry — I set up the recorder and captured it for you as well. Have a listen:

Now, if you’ll excuse me, I need to set a new ringtone for my phone.

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