NES Classic Edition In Stock Today, Nintendo Switch On Friday At Best Buy
Here's another chance to pick up Nintendo's latest hard-to-find systems.
Those who are still looking for an NES Classic Edition or Nintendo Switch will want to head to their local Best Buy this week--possibly as soon as today.
Best Buy has announced it will have the NES Classic Edition in stock today, April 24, albeit in unspecified "limited quantities." According to the company's Twitter account, they will be available at "most" stores, but it offered no guarantees. You'll need to check with your local store to confirm availability, although--given past events--you can likely expect them to sell out quickly.
Meanwhile, Best Buy's weekly flyer lists the Switch as being available in stores this Friday, April 28. This coincides with the release of the biggest Switch game since the system's launch, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe.
While supply of Switch will likely catch up to the demand eventually, the same can't be said for the NES Classic Edition. Nintendo announced recently that it was discontinuing the system worldwide, which has led to a spike in demand and price on the secondhand market. It has offered no satisfying explanation as to why it was making the move.
A subsequent report suggested that Nintendo may release an SNES Classic Edition system later this year, but that remains unconfirmed.