The gaming company had originally planned to discontinue the sale of the NES Classic at the end of 2017 after reviving the retro console and 30 original games in November 2016.
Considering the threat of bankruptcy that they faced past year, Nintendo seems to be intent on not making the same mistakes again.
Nintendo says the retro version of one of its iconic video game platforms will return to store shelves next year.
The NES Classic Mini back!Late past year, Nintendo launched its NES Classic Mini, a replica of both miniature and modern console 8-bit from our childhood we have spent hours for The Legend of Zelda, Super Mario Bros 3, Megaman 2, Castlevania, or Double Dragon 2. We encourage anyone interested in obtaining this system to check with retail outlets regarding availability. "We have paid close attention to consumer feedback, and we greatly appreciate the incredible level of consumer interest and support for this product", Nintendo said back in April.
The revamped SNES features less games than NES mini, only 24, but not a lot of people could argue against the chosen games, with classics such as The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past, Mega Man X, Super Metroid, Super Mario World and Super Mario Kart, as well as Donkey Kong Country and Final Fantasy VI. The company has also announced that it is increasing the shipments of the upcoming Super NES Classic Edition, which is set to begin shipping on september 29. 2, Super Mario Bros.
The game that gave birth to the legend...of Zelda...appears on NES Classic Mini. With pre-orders already sold out, a similar shortage could very well be on the horizon, although the company reassured buyers that a much more substantial amount of consoles had been manufactured for the SNES.