Nintendo announced today the return of its popular retrospective gaming platform, the NES Classic. The revamped version of the 1983 NES, sparked demands and empty shelves, making Big N’s profit off to the roof with over 2.3 million dollars. With the return of the highly demanded retro console, here’s what hopefuls need to know.
Official Release Date and Price
The NES Classic’s official return is on June 29, 2018. The release will come along with the SNES Classic Edition which turned out to be one of the hottest gaming commodity recently. The retro console will still be priced at $80 says, CNET reports. However, checking the official NES Classic page, the price remains at $59.99.
Where To Buy?
So far, Nintendo hasn’t announced any confirmed retail store. However, we suspect the same names such as Best Buy, GameStop, Target, Walmart, and much more.
Does the NES Classic still have the demand?
One of the leading reason behind Nintendo’s reproduction of the NES Classic, aside from its demand, is the Nintendo Switch Online. The subscription makes NES games library available to the Switch along with its new features via online membership.