The SNES Classic Edition is a plug-and-play system that comes with 21 games.
Nintendo has long recreated and repackaged old products to appeal to its customers' nostalgia.
Given the overwhelming success of its predecessor and the overall love for the Super Nintendo, to say that the SNES Classic Edition will be a hot commodity this fall and holiday season is a massive understatement. (More on the NES Classic in our hands-on.) There was just one problem: It was nearly impossible to buy the darn thing. We know it's arriving on September 22, and a few different retailers have independently confirmed that they'll offer pre-orders for the device. Walmart says the console was "mistakenly made available" prior to its official release date.
It has been more than a month now since Nintendo announced and opened pre-orders for their follow from the smash hit NES Classic, the Super #Nintendo Entertainment System or better known as the SNES Classic. The waiting game was doomed to continue.
According to Nintendo, the Super NES Classic Edition will finally be made available late in August.
Still, don't be surprised to see the SNES Classic Edition become a hard to find item rather quickly. Chances are there will still be a lot of disappointed fans, however, given the appetite for last year's NES Classic, which Nintendo subsequently discontinued despite its popularity. Saying the supply will also be available "throughout the balance of the calendar year" could also imply that the miniature console will be short lived.