Nintendo NES Classic Edition is coming back again . . . on June 29

Nintendo NES Classic Edition is coming back again . . . on June 29

Nintendo NES Classic Edition is coming back again . . . on June 29

Nostalgic Nintendo fans will once again be able to purchase the retro platform starting June 29.

Nintendo announced Sunday that it's planning to bring back the NES Classic Edition console, resurrecting the hardware from discontinuation.

Nintendo recently announced on Twitter, however, that the NES Classic will be coming back.

Nintendo re-released the NES Classic Edition two years ago, and the retro console was a surprising success for the company. As ever, Nintendo hasn't disclosed how many additional units it's putting out, and at the time of writing, we don't yet know whether it'll hit European shelves or whether the re-release is confined to the US. There are a variety of ways in which classic games from Nintendo and other publishers are made available on Nintendo Switch, such as through Nintendo Entertainment System. Unfortunately for users who were looking forward to the store on the Nintendo Switch, this is how Nintendo chose to proceed with its retro games.


The NES Classic is packaged with one wired controller, an AC adapter and an HDMI cable that allows the throwback games to be displayed in high-definition.

No word on how many NES Classics are being produced this time around, but Nintendo's line about the machine being "available through the end of the year" would seem to indicate this is yet another limited run. Nintendo will also be shipping out an additional wave of Super NES Classic units.

The NES Classic will still cost $60 and will likely be available through all the major retailers that sold it previously (except Toys R Us, RIP). This was a frequent complaint initially, and one that was fixed with the release of the SNES Classic.

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