Super Nintendo Classic selling out across Winnipeg

01 October, 2017, 00:28 | Author: Cecelia Webb
  • Super NES Classic Edition console. Following 2016Õs NES Classic Edition console the $80 Super NES version is a flashback to NintendoÕs early-90s glory days but it lacks many modern features. (Nintendo via The New York Ti

In June, when Nintendo announced the Super Nintendo Classic, the company promised that it would manufacture more consoles than it did for last year's NES Classic.

Nintendo has also confirmed that it will be producing more SNES Classic Minis than it did the NES version, so stock should be more readily available on the build up to Christmas.

"Step back into the 90s and re-experience some timeless classics when the Nintendo Classic Mini: Super Nintendo Entertainment System", said Nintendo. In other words: You can use an SNES Classic Controller to play games on an NES Classic, and you can play SNES Classic games with with an NES Classic Controller.

The SNES Classic is finally out in stores, featuring over 20 classic games from the system, including the never before released Star Fox 2.

If you're sensing a trend, it's because the Japanese video game giant took a hit when their Wii U console didn't hit projected sales numbers. Thus, Nintendo contracted one of the game's original staffers to draw new concept art for the game by hand for the sake of this year's launch of the long-hidden SNES game.

Your best chance of getting a SNES Classic on launch day is by going to brick-and-mortar store and taking one to the checkout counter.




Below you can find a list of retail stores that carry the SNES Classic. A quick read through some and you'll be able to glean some lovely extraneous information on the games.

GameStop will have a limited number of consoles.

The SNES Classic is sold at the following stores online.

If you're still on the fence about picking one up, just know that today is nearly certainly your best chance to find one.

The Tracker is alerting its users when the SNES Classic is in stock online at GameStop, Amazon, Walmart, Best Buy, Target, B&H Photo at this time.

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