Nintendo discontinues its NES Classic Edition console, final shipments going out this month

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If you’ve been holding out on grabbing Nintendo’s NES Classic Edition, hopefully you’ll be capable to discover one quickly, as a result of the mini-console in addition to the NES Classic Controller are being discontinued.

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Nintendo confirmed the information in the present day to IGN, stating the final shipments of the NES: Classic Edition in North America can be shipped to retailers all through the remainder of the month.

Here’s the assertion in full handed to IGN:

“Throughout April, NOA territories will obtain the final shipments of Nintendo Entertainment System: NES Classic Edition techniques for this yr. We encourage anybody excited by acquiring this technique to test with stores relating to availability.

“We perceive that it has been tough for a lot of customers to discover a system, and for that we apologize. We have paid shut consideration to shopper suggestions, and we significantly recognize the unbelievable stage of shopper curiosity and assist for this product.”

A consultant for the corporate advised the positioning the mini-console was by no means “intended to be an ongoing, long-term product.” Extra shipments have been solely added to the unique plan in order to meet demand. It was moderately apparent to customers inventory would dry up finally, which is why it grew to become so very exhausting to search out – until of us have been keen to pay $ridiculous on ebay.

Information on whether or not or not the system would even be discontinued in Europe was not accessible as of press time. However, it’s can be greatest if you happen to have been wanting one, to attempt to discover a retailer which has some in inventory fast sticks.

Good luck with that, clearly.