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[Polygon] NES Classic Edition has been discontinued

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Nintendo is discontinuing the NES Classic Edition, a plug-and-play console that became popular with collectors as soon as it launched last fall.

A Nintendo representative confirmed that the last shipments of the NES Classic Editions will hit stores this month. Once that stock dries up, retailers will not receive any additional new consoles.

Glad I was able to get one at retail price while they were around.
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But why stop selling it? Nintendo makes no sense some times.
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I want it for the hardware, but the software I'd replace with Pi-boy. smile.gif
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I know most people dont care but damn! I really wanted to get one. However, post launch, it was just madness. I should of pre ordered one for the retail price...

Oh well. So far, I've read that's it's only discontinued in the US, so hopefully I can grab one in the UK for a decent price.

That being said, I hope they learned a few things from the Mini NES and make an improved SNES (Detachable controllers and eShop support)
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This really angers me, I have to admit.

I really wanted one of these, just for nostalgia or whatever, but it was never in stock. At least I couldn't find it. Now I'll have to pay $150 plus and more as time goes on if I want one.

Nintendo, a life long addiction of mine, is starting to piss me off. Cheap Switch and now no NES Classic. Screw you nintendo!!! mad.gif

/Rant

Childish? Yes.....but God damnit!! I really wanted one!!
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^ my thoughts exactly
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post #7 of 116
We all know that they do this to have their products maintain value and legend status. Expect $200 Classics again on ebay.
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I'll have to keep an eye on resale prices in the next few months. If they go up high enough, I may be willing to part with mine.tongue.gif
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Sweet! I got 3 laying around my house. Time to jack up the resale price!
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Nintendo makes some of the oddest decisions these days
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