XBox Exec Explains NES Classic Shortages, Nintendo To Produce More

By Arah TJ , Updated Nov 15, 2016 12:06 PM EST
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Nintendo's Classic Mini NES has become available for a limited time. Many gamers rejoice, however, only a few of them had successfully purchased the fast-selling game console.

The device that brought nostalgia among gamers quickly became sold out on online stores, Forbes reported. Recently, Nintendo promised to produce more NES Classic Edition before the holidays.

As Nintendo promised, they will produce more NES, Microsoft Studios publishing GM Shannon Loftis expressed her thoughts on Twitter, Gamespot reported. She tweeted, "Irrationally angry at not being able to get the NES Classic. Come on, Nintendo. Why would you short-bake these??"

After she tweeted this status, the head of Halo developer 343 responded to her thread. He wrote he was refreshing Amazon like a crazy person. According to the source, The NES Classic cost $60, and it came with 30 games, including some of the console's popular classic games like "Super Mario Bros.," "The Legend of Zelda," "Donkey Kong," and "Pac-Man."

The classic game Mini NES became available on some online stores on Nov. 11, Friday. This device was only available for a limited time.

On eBay, the console was sold for $200, while Amazon sold Mini NES Classic Edition Bundles with an extra controller for $270, according to CNET,

NES was also became available in-store at GameStop, but not online. Target was also selling NES in-store only. Toys R Us removed Mini NES from their website back in July.

The Japanese multinational consumer electronics and software company announced on Twitter they will work hard to produce more NES. However, the company did not give the exact date of comeback of NES in the stores.

As of the moment, gamers who wish to get Mini NES need more patience as it may take some time before the console becomes available in the market. For more updates and news, keep your tabs on Gamen Guide.

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