Nintendo NES Classic Edition News & Update: New Stocks Available in Select Stores; Here are Confirmed Release Schedules and Outlets!

By Louise Bonquin , Updated Dec 10, 2016 05:03 AM EST

Nintendo NES Classic Edition was a major hit and it is listed as one of the hottest items to buy this Christmas. The nostalgic console was first released on Nov. 11 and it was quickly sold out. Not even two days past when retailers have to put up the "out of stock" notice already.

Moreover, Nintendo NES Classic Edition was only priced at $60 when it was launched last month. However, due to high demand many people took advantage of the situation and prices suddenly skyrocketed to as much as a few thousand dollars.

Now, with the high demand and low supply, people are doing their best to be the first in line when new batch of Nintendo NES Classic Edition arrive in stores. This week, few retailers have already announced the dates when they will have new stocks of the console.

So, if you are one of those who is dying to get his hands on the Nintendo NES Classic Edition, better see the list below. Check out these stores to have more chances of getting the console this holiday:


The British retailer will have stocks of the console on Dec. 12. "Nintendo Classic Mini NES 576/2020. We are expecting more stock around - 9/12/2016" Argos tweeted in reply to a question about stock of the console.


The retailer confirmed that they will have new batch of Nintendo NES Classic on Dec. 12. Then again, it appears that this will only be available online at Target Australia, as stated by VOOKS.

Best Buy

On Dec. 7, Best Buy emailed their customers to inform them that restock of Nintendo NES Classic Edition is coming on Dec. 20. Another email were sent out later to confirm the date to customers.


People are not really aware that Amazon also owns some brick and mortar stores. The company has three and it was revealed that all of these shops are going to release stocks of Nintendo NES Classic Edition.

First store, the Amazon Books, already announced that the console is available since Dec. 9 and it will be until supply last. "NES Classic Editions available NOW at #AmazonBooks in Seattle, Portland, San Diego! LIMITED SUPPLY," Amazon Video Games announced via tweet.

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