More SNES Mini stock on the way, so don't overpay on auction sites like eBay


If you’ve got been struggling thus far to pay money for Nintendo’s SNES Mini console, there’s nonetheless hope. Given low inventory, we’re certain many individuals are critically contemplating paying over the percentages for the little gaming gadget.

Rather than spending extortionate quantities with resellers, possibly you would be higher off holding out somewhat longer. Nintendo has hinted appreciable quantity of recent inventory is on the best way.

Speaking to the Financial Times, Nintendo of America boss Reggie Fils-Aime stated that there can be “dramatically increased” manufacturing of the Super Nintendo Entertainment System Classic Edition console (to provide the miniaturized 16-bit machine its full moniker).

“I would strongly urge you not to over-bid on an SNES Classic on any of the auction sites […] You shouldn’t pay more than $79.99,” Fils-Aime stated.

No repeat of final yr

If true (and Fils-Aime is not merely making an attempt to deflect potential misplaced gross sales and unhealthy blood in the direction of the model), it will be a marked change from final yr’s launch of the NES Mini, Nintendo’s revamped Eight-bit machine.

It noticed dramatically low inventory, resulting in many an irritated potential buyer – and plenty of a reseller benefiting from elevated demand for a product in very quick provide.

If we do see an inflow of latest inventory, the SNES Mini is on observe to be a giant winner this Christmas. Packed with 21 basic video games, a revamped interface and completely recreated controllers, it is a blast of nostalgia for anybody that remembers its 16-bit heyday. Alongside the Switch, Nintendo is on observe for one in all their busiest winter intervals in latest reminiscence.

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