SNES Classic: Nintendo may have millions on sale Friday

Oct 01, 2017, 00:25
SNES Classic: Nintendo may have millions on sale Friday

"Nintendo will ship more units of the system on launch day in the USA than were shipped of the NES Classic Edition system all past year", reads a line in press releases that Nintendo issued Thursday morning and earlier this month.

Gamers rejoice! Like the NES Classic, Nintendo has released digital reproductions of SNES Classic games' manuals online.

You get 21 SNES Classic games and two SNES Classic controllers that you plug into the console for $79.99.

"Step back into the 90s and re-experience some timeless classics when the Nintendo Classic Mini: Super Nintendo Entertainment System", said Nintendo.

Glixel has asked how numerous SNES Classics were sold by the chain and will update this story when they respond. The company will have stock of the SNES Classic Edition through its website, and it will be sold as a standalone unit without a bundle. If you're on the fence about taking on the hunt for this mini console, here are a few reasons why it would be worth your time.

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Super NES Classic goes on sale Friday

Nintendo has also made some upgrades for the Super NES Classic after criticism of the original NES Classic.

If you already have NES Classic or Wii U extension cables those should work just fine without the need to buy new ones.

The game system comes with pre-loaded games like Super Mario, Donkey Kong, and more.

Best Buy - Best Buy was using a ticketing system to sell most of their SNES Classics, handing them out at 7am. Customers who arrive early enough will receive a ticket, presumably ensuring them a console if they wait for the store to open.

The SNES Classic controllers that come with the system are pretty short at just 4.5 feet. The SNES Classic looks and sounds exactly how you remember it, down to the clack of the Reset button when you bat at it out of frustration. But the number of consoles available in these stores is unknown.

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