Get An NES Classic And SNES Classic Before They're Gone (US)
Play with power before it's too late.
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We have some good news and some bad news. First the bad: Nintendo has announced it will soon cease production of the NES and SNES Classic consoles in the Americas. That's a bummer, because they're terrific miniature consoles that come loaded with some of the best games of all time.
But don't despair, because it's not too late: You can still get your hands on both consoles before they're gone for good. Read on to see where you can still find them in stock, along with accessories like additional controllers, wireless controllers, and carrying cases for taking them on the go.
In our NES Classic review, Peter Brown wrote, "The NES Classic is an affordable solution for playing NES games, and the fact that it outperforms existing Virtual Console efforts from a technical standpoint makes it the most attractive option to boot."
- Buy it from Amazon -- $60
- Buy it from Best Buy -- $60
- Buy it from GameStop -- $60
- Buy it from Target -- $60
- Buy it from Walmart -- $60
- NES Classic Controller -- $10
- Wireless NES Classic Controller -- $15
- 8Bitdo Wireless Gamepad Double Pack -- $50
- NES Classic Travel Case -- $18
Its successor received similarly high marks. In our SNES Classic review, Michael Higham wrote, "To have this lineup of iconic games in one place, in an easy, accessible, and convenient fashion makes the SNES Classic worth seeking out. If Nintendo’s looking to capitalize on 16-bit nostalgia, I’d say it did a damn fine job."
Speaking with The Hollywood Reporter, Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aime said, "We've been clear that, at least from an Americas perspective, these products are going to be available through the holiday season and once they sell out, they're gone."
That means now is likely your last chance to pick up one of these classic consoles for its regular price. After that, the market will determine the value, and the market tends to price out-of-stock Nintendo items above the MSRP.
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