By Anni Simpson on April 19, 2017 at 2:05pm
Eurogamer announced today that they have received information that Nintendo will be revamping another popular retro console: the SNES. Just last week, Nintendo announced it was discontinuing the still-popular and impossible-to-find Mini NES Classic Edition. With the announcement of the Mini SNES, it's now clear why they made such a bizarre decision.
There are few official announcements about the Mini SNES, Eurogamer predicts we can see the product in stores around the holiday season, which would be consistent with the Mini NES' production schedule. No announcement about the games Nintendo intends to bundle with the console have been announced, and we certainly hope the controller cord is longer in this edition of their nostalgia console line.
Nintendo announced its plans to release an updated version of its classic console, the NES, in July of last year. It was bundled with 30 pre-installed classics such as the "Super Mario Brothers" series, as well as the original "Final Fantasy" and "The Legend of Zelda: Link to the Past." It was sold for $59.99 originally. However, because of how quickly it sold out, the price for the console blew up from resellers almost immediately.
It continued to sell out up to its discontinuation announcement last week.
NES Classic Edition wasn't intended to be an ongoing, long-term product. However, due to high demand, we did add extra shipments to our original plans. Nintendo
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