September 15, 2002
In the international version of Animal Crossing and in its Japanese update Dobutsu no Mori e+ the complete Famicom/NES game Excitebike is featured as a playable mini-game, replacing Gomoku Narabe Renju. It's obtained in various random ways, such as Tom Nook's Monthly Raffle, Crazy Redd's, as a present from a neighbor, treasure hunts, birthday presents, etc.
See here for other NES games included in the game.
Copyrights for both series are held by Nintendo.