Nintendo's finally bringing the NES Classic back... in 2018

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Nintendo SNES Classic Edition to go on sale from Sept. 29; Will it be easier to buy one this time?

If you were one of the thousands who missed the opportunity to purchase one of the NES Classic Edition previous year, Nintendo is offering you a new chance in 2018, with the nostalgic console being back in production for a planned 2018 re-release.

The company also announced more units will be sold of the Super NES Classic Edition (Nintendo SNES), which have been almost impossible to find after selling out previous year.

Nintendo said it would provide more information about the NES Classic Edition's return in the future. This news is especially interesting due to the fact that Nintendo stated that they were not planning on manufacturing more NES Classic units.

Nintendo Super NES Classic Edition, which is launching this month on September 29, might be impossible to get, going by the history of Nintendo so far. "You shouldn't [have to] pay more than $79.99".


The Classic Mini comes with 30 classic NES games built in, including Super Mario Bros, The Legend Of Zelda, Donkey Kong and Pac-Man. The console is expected to sell out just as quickly as it did when it was released on the same date a year ago, but Best Buy is now taking pre-orders of the SNES. The mini system that disappeared from store shelves will make a comeback next summer, the Japanese firm promised on Tuesday.

Coming Soon reports that Nintendo has announced they will increase shipment numbers for the SNES Classic when it debuts on September 29. To avoid the heavy rush, the company has assured fans that more units will be available on launch day than were available for the NES Classic in all of previous year.

NES stands for "Nintendo Entertainment System", the iconic 8-bit video game console first released in the mid-1980s. The NES Classic will return next summer, after being discontinued this spring. Nintendo promises to produce more of these systems than the NES minis. We can expect them to continue being made "into 2018" with no end date set.

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