Nintendo's NES and SNES Classic systems have had an interesting time on the market in recent years. In the first place, consumers were struggling to get their hands on the NES console as shipments were sold faster than it arrived, but it made things progressively over time and SNES had A very smooth launch in general. Although some fans are left out early, the consoles have moved over 10 million units between them.
But what about the future of these small, retro machines? Well, in an interview with The Hollywood Reporter, Nintendo's Reggie Fils-Aime has revealed that both products will not be restarted after the holidays. After a quick reminder that these current systems will be "sized [Nintendo’s] classic program ", it's going on to talk about how this classic console period ends.
"We have also been clear, in terms of at least Americas, that these products will be available through the holiday season and after they sell out, they're going. And that's something . The way users will be able to continue to participate with classic content through Nintendo Switch Online, and only three new releases have been released (Ninja Gaiden, Wario Woods a Adventures of Lolo) from the NES generation to that platform. We look at that as the main way that consumers will be able to prove that legacy content. "
Reggie only described the NES and Classics SNES last month as "limited time opportunities" designed to bridge the gap between Wii U and Switch, so this news is not a surprise. Having said that, we find it strange that Nintendo would not want to keep stock for some degree – the company tends to appreciate its legacy content extremely remarkable, and that is & Include the systems themselves.
If you have not already brought your own version of the other of these two consoles, it may now be the time to go on and get one. Let us know in the comments if you intend to buy one before the holiday.