Finding an SNES Classic Edition Is About to Get a Lot Easier

The NES Mini is Making a Comeback

"I would strongly urge you not to over-bid on an SNES Classic on any of the auction sites", he said."You shouldn't pay more than $79.99".

It's something Fils-Aimé said was "outside of their control". If you scoff at such a statement and point to the pre-order fiasco as evidence to the contrary, Fils-Aime has some encouraging news for you. While many are hesitating picking up the SNES Classic Edition due to the shortages of last year's NES Classic Edition, Nintendo's Reggie Fils-Aime has provided (some) reassurance that the SNES Classic Edition production has ramped up in light of the high demand.

So, maybe you should hold off on the SNES Classic bidding wars and see how this works out. Indeed, pre-orders sold out nearly instantly last month, but Nintendo says it's planning to ramp up production this time rather than ignore the problem.

"Certainly the demand is there and the supply chain is there".

While it's nice to hear that Nintendo is doing all they can to manufacture more Switch units, the truth of the matter is that Super Mario Odyssey is coming and some prospective Switch owners are going to be left out in the cold come winter.

It's not easy to find a Nintendo Switch, and Nintendo wants you to know that they can't guarantee that it's going to get any easier.

They're playing it coy with the Switch too, as Reggie explained to The Financial Times when prodded about Switch supply, that "There is not one choke point, there are multiple choke points. But managing that complex supply chain is a challenge".

And yet. Many of us were burned by Nintendo promises previous year. "We don't want to have a consumer disappointed by not being able to get one for the holiday season".

Will you be dashing to grab a SNES classic or a Switch this year?

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