The NES Classic Is Coming Back Next Month

The NES Classic Is Coming Back Next Month

Expect them back in stock on June 29. That last bit is especially important, because it lets people know they likely won't miss out on the gadgets without a pre-order this time around.

Nintendo says the NES Classic Edition and their SNES Classic Edition system "are expected to be available through the end of the year".

Nintendo announced that the NES Classic Edition will return to stores on June 29. Pre-orders sold out in advance of the launch and those hoping to buy one in-store were met with long lines and empty shelves.

With the popularity of these two systems, there are many speculations that Nintendo may release other systems like the Nintendo 64.

Nintendo described the updated console as a "near-identical mini replica" of the original NES; this one, though, connects to TVs via a more-modern HDMI port. However, copious amounts of fan outcry did the trick. It features numerous most popular games from the 8-bit system's history, including "Donkey Kong", "Super Mario Bros." and "The Legend of Zelda". The return of the device to stores, however, may be part of the reason why Nintendo will not roll out a Nintendo Switch Virtual Console. Instead of allowing owners of the hybrid console to purchase and play classic games, Nintendo wants customers to purchase the retro consoles instead, which is why the company is making the NES Classic Edition available again alongside the SNES Classic Edition.

Either way, yay, we're getting more NES Classic Editions!

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