In a surprise move, Nintendo of America has announced that the NES Classic Edition will be discontinued and will no longer be manufactured in North America. From launch to the present date there have been plenty of fans trying desperately to find there own NES Classic Edition and it seems that their search better prove fruitful fast.
A representative from Nintendo provided the following statement to IGN about the discontinuation,
"“Throughout April, NOA territories will receive the last shipments of Nintendo Entertainment System: NES Classic Edition systems for this year. We encourage anyone interested in obtaining this system to check with retail outlets regarding availability. We understand that it has been difficult for many consumers to find a system, and for that we apologize. We have paid close attention to consumer feedback, and we greatly appreciate the incredible level of consumer interest and support for this product.”"At the moment, there is no word about the NES Classic Edition being discontinued in other parts of the world but North American fans better act fast.
Were you able to find a NES Classic Edition since it's launch on November 10, 2016? Are you still looking in stores for you own? What are you thoughts on the system's discontinuation? Let me know in the comments.
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