Old is new again: Nintendo’s Christmas surprise
In a followup to Nintendo’s wildly successful release of its classic NES system, the company plans to release consoles of its Super Nintendo Entertainment System for Christmas 2017.
Eurogamer, citing multiple sources, claims production of the mini Super Nintendo, which we’ll call the SNES Classic, is the reason production of the NES Classic has stopped despite global stock shortages and huge demand.
The SNES Classic is reportedly set for release in time for Christmas 2017. Assuming it will be packed in with games from the console’s illustrious library, it could include classics such as Super Mario World, The Legend of Zelda: A Link To The Past and Super Metroid.