The rare gem will be available in January.
Ogre Battle 64 has been announced for release on Virtual Console in Japan. The game, which was originally released in Japan in 1999 and North America in 2000, is one of the rarer Nintendo 64 games. It is also one of the most critically acclaimed games on the system.
The game was originally developed by Quest, which acquired by Square Enix in 2002. It was published by Nintendo in Japan, and by Atlus in North America. Square Enix has published Atlus titles before in Europe, making a partnership between the two parties to bring the game to the North American Virtual Console is possible.
Nothing has been announced regarding a release outside of Japan at this time, but Nintendo World Report will be on the lookout for any updates regarding a North American release.