SNES Classic Pre-Orders Sell Out In Seconds, More May Come Later

Additionally, the Super NES will have a "Rewind" feature, although it will be a bit convoluted since Nintendo is staying married to the idea of keeping the home button on the console. It was something everybody wanted.

Back in November, pre-sales for the NES Classic managed to crash Amazon. Unfortunately, the shortages for the console were extremely high at retailers across the globe.

Nintendo's official page for its upcoming Super NES Classic Edition retro console now lists a half-dozen stores where customers can pre-order the console. "We know this is incredibly disappointing to those customers and we apologize for the mistake", the retailer said in a statement. For example, there will be 21 games, along with some pretty nifty features. Thankfully, the SNES mini has a useful gameplay rewind feature to help smooth our nostalgia trip. The suspend/save points will be making a return, which is awesome.

The options from the main menu allow you to choose from three different display options.

The remaining 20 games cover most of the console's biggest releases, including Super Metroid, The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past, Final Fantasy III (better known as Final Fantasy VI) and Super Mario World.

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Video game stories from other sites on the web. Well, we have some good news, as the gaming console is now in stock on Amazon Canada for $399.

Here we go again: pre-orders for the highly anticipated SNES Classic Edition went live today, and about as quickly as they were available, they all sold out.

"But if you want to take advantage of the new 5-foot-long controller cables on the SNES Classic and keep it 5 feet away from you, you might get annoyed at the distance between you and Reset".

Last month, Walmart was forced to cancel preorders for the Super NES Classic Edition after mistakenly offering them on its website on a Friday evening.

  • Delia Davidson